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Alcon to acquire WaveTec Vision, full rights to ORA System

August 27, 2014

Alcon announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire WaveTec Vision, according to a company press release.

Upon completion of the acquisition, Alcon will gain full rights to the ORA System and plans to immediately begin integration of WaveTec into its surgical business franchise, according to the release.

Biaxial cortex removal time comparable for femtosecond laser-assisted, standard cataract surgery

August 27, 2014
The time taken to remove the biaxial cortex during femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery was found to be comparable with that of standard phacoemulsification…
FDA News

FDA grants labeling extension to class 3 contact lenses, IOLS

August 26, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on its website that the Center for Devices and Radiological Health has granted a 1-year extension of the Sept. 24, 2014…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

ECP with phaco better than phaco alone, study finds

August 26, 2014
Glaucoma patients who underwent endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation combined with phacoemulsification saw lower intraocular pressure and a greater reduction in medications…
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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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Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Alcon to acquire WaveTec Vision, full rights to ORA System

August 27, 2014
Alcon announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire WaveTec Vision, according to a company press release.Upon completion of the acquisition…

Biaxial cortex removal time comparable for femtosecond laser-assisted, standard cataract surgery

August 27, 2014
The time taken to remove the biaxial cortex during femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery was found to be comparable with that of standard…
FDA News

FDA grants labeling extension to class 3 contact lenses, IOLS

August 26, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced on its website that the Center for Devices and Radiological Health has granted a 1-year extension of…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

ECP with phaco better than phaco alone, study finds

August 26, 2014
Glaucoma patients who underwent endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation combined with phacoemulsification saw lower intraocular pressure and a greater…
In the Journals

DNA test shows potential for improving management of congenital cataract

August 25, 2014
Researchers found that they could enhance the diagnosis of bilateral congenital cataract by integrating genomic data from next-generation sequencing…
In the Journals

Choroidal thickness increases to be expected after cataract surgery in elderly patients

August 21, 2014
Elderly patients with senile cataracts can be expected to maintain increases in subfoveal choroidal thickness for at least 6 months following…
In the Journals

Incision placement in cataract surgery affects corneal HOAs, not vision quality

August 19, 2014
Researchers found that the location of corneal incisions in cataract surgery affected corneal higher-order aberrations, primarily to the posterior…
In the Journals

Aspheric toric IOL improves VA despite significant postop rotation

August 4, 2014
The prospective, randomized study included 39 eyes of 39 patients; mean age was 70.1 years. Eighteen eyes were implanted with a Lentis Unico L-312T…
In the Journals

Add-on sulcus-fixated multifocal IOL, conventional multifocal offer similar outcomes

July 18, 2014
A conventional multifocal IOL and an add-on multifocal IOL yielded similar visual outcomes and safety profiles, according to a study. The…
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VIDEO: Glued IOL live surgery from IIRSI in Chennai

July 13, 2014
Amar Agarwal, MS, FRCS, FRCOphth, performs a glued IOL procedure during the live surgery event at the Intraocular Implant and Refractive Society…
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