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CooperVision launches delivery service for 1-day contacts

April 27, 2016

NEW YORK – EyeCare Prime, a subsidiary of CooperVision, announced here at Vision Expo East the expansion of its LensFerry service to offer patients subscription-based ordering of their 1-day contact lenses.

LensFerry S is now available to all eye care practices in the U.S., according to a press release from CooperVision. Participating practices can enroll patients who wear 1-day lenses in the subscription service to receive quarterly deliveries for automatic monthly payments.

Interview: Avedro executives discuss FDA approval of cross-linking system

April 26, 2016
Healio/OSN : The ophthalmology community in the U.S. has been waiting for this approval for quite a while. Can you put this into perspective for ophthalmologists…

Novartis reports $11.6 billion in net sales in first quarter

April 25, 2016
Novartis reported $11.6 billion in net sales in the first quarter compared with $11.9 billion in the same quarter of 2015, according to a press release. Net income was…

Valeant names Joseph C. Papa as new chairman, CEO

April 25, 2016
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced in a press release that its board of directors has named Joseph C. Papa as Valeant’s chairman and CEO.Papa…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Fewer medications prior to SLT improve chance of success

April 25, 2016
One-year efficacy of selective laser trabeculoplasty in controlling intraocular pressure was limited in patients with…
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Proactive approach to OSD improves surgical outcomes, contact lens success

April 22, 2016
NEW YORK – Do not wait for a patient to say he or she has dry eye; assess his or her risk and symptoms and…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Glaucoma patients found to have greater risk of unsafe driving

April 26, 2016
Glaucoma patients at the greatest risk for unsafe driving exhibited slower performance on psychometric and mobility…
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CooperVision launches delivery service for 1-day contacts

April 27, 2016
NEW YORK – EyeCare Prime, a subsidiary of CooperVision, announced here at Vision Expo East the expansion of its LensFerry service to offer…

Interview: Avedro executives discuss FDA approval of cross-linking system

April 26, 2016
Healio/OSN : The ophthalmology community in the U.S. has been waiting for this approval for quite a while. Can you put this into perspective…

Novartis reports $11.6 billion in net sales in first quarter

April 25, 2016
Novartis reported $11.6 billion in net sales in the first quarter compared with $11.9 billion in the same quarter of 2015, according to a press…

Valeant names Joseph C. Papa as new chairman, CEO

April 25, 2016
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced in a press release that its board of directors has named Joseph C. Papa as Valeant’s chairman…

Abbott reports $4.9 billion in worldwide sales in first quarter

April 22, 2016
Abbott reported $4.9 billion in worldwide sales in the first quarter, a 5.1% increase on an operational basis and a 0.2% decrease on a reported basis…
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Keranova raises €4 million in series A funding for prototype in automated surgery

April 19, 2016
Keranova reported a series A funding investment of 4 million to finance development of prototype ophthalmic surgical equipment, according to a press…

Nicox submits new drug application for AC-170

April 19, 2016
Nicox has submitted a new drug application to the FDA for AC-170 to treat ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis, according to a…

Ohr enrolls first patient in phase 3 clinical trial of squalamine for wet AMD

April 18, 2016
Ohr Pharmaceutical has enrolled the first patient in the first of two phase 3 clinical trials of squalamine lactate ophthalmic solution 0.2% for the…
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JJVC president discusses decision to cease UPP

April 15, 2016
NEW YORK — Peter Menziuso, the newly appointed president to Johnson & Johnson Vision Care North America, discussed the organization’s…
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VIDEO: Mediterretina Club plans meeting in Parma

April 15, 2016
BASSANO DEL GRAPPA, Italy — Matteo Forlini, MD, announced the ninth edition of the Mediterretina Club meeting will be held in Parma, Italy…
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