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Nicox acquires Carragelose eye drop program

September 22, 2014

Nicox announced it has agreed to acquire the Carragelose anti-viral eye drop program from Marinomed Biotechnologie for potential use in the management of viral conjunctivitis, according to a company release.

In exchange, Marinomed received €2.65 million in newly issued Nicox shares and up to €2.65 in potential cash payments.

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Prescription lenses critical to functionality of wearable technology

September 22, 2014
LAS VEGAS – It is predicted that by 2017, 60% of all wearable technology will be made up by smart watches and smart glasses, and optometrists will play a crucial…
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TEDMED: Sensor technology helps test hands-on skills

September 22, 2014
After witnessing a colleague miss a blood clot in a patient with acute coronary syndrome, Carla M. Pugh, MD, PhD, FACS, recognized the need for a tool to measure the…
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Monocles provide alternative to reading glasses

September 22, 2014
LAS VEGAS – Nearsights Monocles shared its three styles of custom monocles here at Vision Expo West.Chief executive officer James Berry told Primary Care
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Study shows benefits of AR coating

September 22, 2014
Janice McMahon, OD, reported results of a study indicating that antireflective coating improved comfort, clarity and…
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Adequate zinc levels are important to overall health

July 31, 2014
There has been some recent controversy about supplementing with zinc and age-related macular degeneration. The original…
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Femtosecond laser superior in creating capsulorrhexis

September 22, 2014
LONDON – One of the original users of femtosecond laser for cataract surgery, Zoltan Nagy, MD, says that…
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