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Incoming ASCRS president calls for members to engage, advocate

Incoming ASCRS president calls for members to engage, advocate
April 18, 2015

SAN DIEGO — The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery needs to continue its tradition of advancing entrepreneurship, innovation and advocacy, newly installed president Robert J. Cionni, MD, said during opening ceremonies at the annual meeting.

Cionni accepted the mantle of leadership from his predecessor, Richard A. Lewis, MD.

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CEO: LinCor Biosciences bioengineered cornea will address donor shortage

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — When speaking to James Socks, OD, MBA, CEO of LinCor Biosciences, it is clear that his passion runs deep for his company’s product, which he…
Shire CEO: ‘Significant innovation vacuum’ in ophthalmology Meeting News Coverage

Shire CEO: ‘Significant innovation vacuum’ in ophthalmology

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Ophthalmology is at the top of the list for new franchises being built at Shire, according to company CEO Flemming Ornskov, MD. Ornskov discussed the…
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AcuTarget HD guides patient selection for Kamra inlay

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Choosing which patients are candidates to receive the newly FDA-approved AcuFocus Kamra inlay is enhanced when the company’s diagnostic AcuTarget…
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Postoperative Inflammation and Pain

Postoperative Inflammation and Pain: Elimination of the Dynamic Duo to Improve Patient Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bausch + Lomb.

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VIDEO: FDA approves Kamra corneal inlay

VIDEO: FDA approves Kamra corneal inlay

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, James V. Mazzo, CEO of Acufocus…
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Incoming ASCRS president calls for members to engage, advocate Meeting News Coverage

Incoming ASCRS president calls for members to engage, advocate

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery needs to continue its tradition of advancing entrepreneurship, innovation…
Meeting News Coverage

CEO: LinCor Biosciences bioengineered cornea will address donor shortage

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — When speaking to James Socks, OD, MBA, CEO of LinCor Biosciences, it is clear that his passion runs deep for his company’s…
Shire CEO: ‘Significant innovation vacuum’ in ophthalmology Meeting News Coverage

Shire CEO: ‘Significant innovation vacuum’ in ophthalmology

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Ophthalmology is at the top of the list for new franchises being built at Shire, according to company CEO Flemming Ornskov
Meeting News Coverage

AcuTarget HD guides patient selection for Kamra inlay

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Choosing which patients are candidates to receive the newly FDA-approved AcuFocus Kamra inlay is enhanced when the company’s…
VIDEO: CEO introduces new ultra widefield retina imaging device Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: CEO introduces new ultra widefield retina imaging device

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO – At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Roy Davis, CEO of Optos, discusses the company’s new California…
VIDEO: FDA approves Kamra corneal inlay Meeting News CoverageVideo

VIDEO: FDA approves Kamra corneal inlay

April 18, 2015
SAN DIEGO — At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, James V. Mazzo, CEO of Acufocus, discusses the U.S. FDA…
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AMO launches two cataract surgery systems in US

April 17, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Abbott Medical Optics announced the US launch of the Tecnis iTec preloaded delivery system and the Compact Intuitiv phacoemulsification…
FDA approvals

FDA approves Kamra inlay implant for presbyopia

April 17, 2015
AcuFocus has received FDA approval for the KAMRA inlay for surgical correction of near vision in presbyopic patients, according to a company…
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Iridex debuts Total Glaucoma Solution

April 17, 2015
SAN DIEGO — Iridex announced the U.S. debut of its Total Glaucoma Solution, a combination of the IQ 532 laser and new Cyclo G6 system, here at the…
In the Journals

UK government criticized for ruling out Avastin on the basis of ‘confused, illogical’ arguments

April 17, 2015
The arguments offered by George Freeman, UK Minister for Life Sciences, to rule out the use of Avastin to treat age-related macular degeneration…
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