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Top 6 stories in contact lenses

August 15, 2014

The contact lens industry has experienced a flurry of activity over the past week or so. CooperVision, Alcon, Alden and SynergEyes have all been in the news.

CooperVision offers ECPs e-commerce service for contact lenses

CooperVision offers ECPs e-commerce service for contact lenses

August 15, 2014
Through its subsidiary, WebSystem3 LLC, CooperVision Inc. announced the launch of LensFerry, which enables patients to order replacement contact lenses via a mobile…
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FDA, ophthalmic organizations to sponsor microbiology workshop

August 8, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health, the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association, the American Academy…

CooperVision completes acquisition of Sauflon

August 7, 2014
The Cooper Companies Inc. announced Wednesday that has acquired Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for approximately $1.2 billion.More details regarding the deal, which had…

A Fluoroquinolone with Broad Spectrum Antibiotic Potency

This activity is sponsored by Bausch + Lomb.

3/24/2014
Watch as leading optometrists discuss the signs and symptoms of bacterial conjunctivitis and weigh various treatment…
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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.

5/10/2014
Cataract surgery has improved in both safety and outcomes in recent years. With advances in surgical techniques…
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Top 6 stories in contact lenses

August 15, 2014
The contact lens industry has experienced a flurry of activity over the past week or so. CooperVision, Alcon, Alden and SynergEyes have all been in…

CooperVision offers ECPs e-commerce service for contact lenses

August 15, 2014
Through its subsidiary, WebSystem3 LLC, CooperVision Inc. announced the launch of LensFerry, which enables patients to order replacement contact…
FDA News

FDA, ophthalmic organizations to sponsor microbiology workshop

August 8, 2014
The Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiological Health, the American Academy of Optometry, the American Optometric Association…

CooperVision completes acquisition of Sauflon

August 7, 2014
The Cooper Companies Inc. announced Wednesday that has acquired Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd. for approximately $1.2 billion.More details regarding…

Alcon says new contact lens pricing strategy will help sellers, patients

August 7, 2014
Alcon Laboratories Inc. submitted a written statement to the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust Competition Policy and Consumer Rights regarding its…
Industry News

Alden names exclusive distributor

August 6, 2014
Alden Optical announced that ABB Optical Group will be its only distributor partner, effective Sept. 1.According to the press release, as of…
Industry News

SynergEyes raises $12 million to expand contact lens offerings

August 5, 2014
SynergEyes announced that it has raised $12 million to accelerate expansion of its contact lenses for patients with astigmatism, presbyopia and…
Industry News

Senate subcommittee examines new pricing policies for contact lenses

August 1, 2014
The Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust Competition Policy and Consumer Rights held a hearing July 30 to explore contact lens pricing strategies…
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Researchers developing vision-correcting display at UC Berkeley

July 31, 2014
Researchers are developing computer algorithms to compensate for an individual’s visual impairment and creating vision-correcting displays that…
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Researchers develop optical technology to detect diabetes complication

July 30, 2014
Researchers at National Taiwan University Hospital, Hsin Chu branch, and National Chiao-Tung University have developed a wearable device to detect…
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