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Essilor increases revenue in 2017

April 26, 2017

Essilor International increased its first quarter revenue by 10%, according to a press release from the company.

Like-for-like sales growth was up 2.4%, with lenses and optical instruments up 2.8%, sunglasses and readers down 2.2%, and equipment up 7.3% for the first quarter.

Ophthotech announces leadership changes

April 26, 2017
Ophthotech is making several changes in senior leadership, the company announced in a press release. Effective July 1, David R. Guyer, MD, cofounder, CEO and chairman…

Vitesse vitrectomy system receives 510(k) clearance

April 26, 2017
Vitesse, a hypersonic vitrectomy system, has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA, according to a press release from Bausch + Lomb. Vitesse, which will be available…

Optovue releases AngioVueHD

April 26, 2017
AngioVueHD imaging, which provides OCT angiography scans with more sampling points and improved image resolution over the existing field of view, has been commercially…
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Essilor increases revenue in 2017

April 26, 2017
Essilor International increased its first quarter revenue by 10%, according to a press release from the company. Like-for-like sales growth was up…

Ophthotech announces leadership changes

April 26, 2017
Ophthotech is making several changes in senior leadership, the company announced in a press release. Effective July 1, David R. Guyer, MD,

Vitesse vitrectomy system receives 510(k) clearance

April 26, 2017
Vitesse, a hypersonic vitrectomy system, has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA, according to a press release from Bausch + Lomb. Vitesse, which…

Optovue releases AngioVueHD

April 26, 2017
AngioVueHD imaging, which provides OCT angiography scans with more sampling points and improved image resolution over the existing field of view, has…

Fresenius Kabi to acquire Akorn

April 25, 2017
Akorn will be acquired by Fresenius Kabi for $4.3 billion, or $34 per share, according to a press release from the companies. Approximately $450…

Allergan's TrueTear granted marketing authorization

April 25, 2017
The TrueTear intranasal tear neurostimulator has been granted marketing authorization from the FDA, according to an Allergan press release. The…

FDA grants NDA for intravitreal sirolimus for non-infectious uveitis of posterior segment

April 25, 2017
The FDA has accepted a new drug application for intravitreal sirolimus for the treatment of non-infectious uveitis of the posterior segment, Santen…

Ivantis cleared to begin trial of Hydrus in advanced glaucoma

April 25, 2017
The FDA has cleared Ivantis to begin a second investigational device exemption clinical trial for its Hydrus microstent, according to a company press…

Beaver-Visitec acquires Malosa Medical

April 21, 2017
Malosa Medical, a manufacturer and supplier of single-use surgical instruments, has been acquired by Beaver-Visitec International, according to a…

B+L contact lens recycling program gains momentum

April 21, 2017
Bausch + Lomb announced that more than 180,000 units of used contact lenses and blister packs have been recycled through its #ONEbyONE recycling…

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