Lensar, PDL BioPharma announce restructuring plan

May 22, 2017
Lensar will become a wholly owned subsidiary of PDL BioPharma through a financial restructuring plan that has been court approved, according to a…

Q&A: Why health care remains a target to cyberattacks like WannaCry

May 22, 2017
Earlier this month, hackers executed a worldwide ransomware attack that has impacted more than 100 countries and infected tens of thousands of…

BLOG: The power of stories

May 22, 2017
I love a good story. I love to hear them, and anyone who knows me knows that I love to tell them. My patients tell me stories, and I encourage them…

Essilor shareholders approve Luxottica merger

May 22, 2017
Essilor shareholders approved the planned combination between Essilor and Luxottica and the appointment of future EssilorLuxottica board of directors…

EVO+ Visian ICL receives CE mark

May 22, 2017
The EVO+ Visian ICL with aspheric optic has received a CE mark for commercialization in the European Union, according to a STAAR Surgical press…
In the Journals

High prevalence of myopia found among Chinese immigrants in the U.S.

May 22, 2017
A population-based study found high prevalence of myopia and high myopia among adult Chinese Americans. Positive correlations were found with age…
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VIDEO: Pulsed laser glaucoma treatment reduces IOP, medications

May 22, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Rolando Toyos, MD, discusses his work with pulsed laser in…

Omeros reports $15.1 million quarterly net loss

May 22, 2017
Omeros reported a net loss of $15.1 million, or $0.34 per share, in the first quarter of 2017 compared with a net loss of $20.5 million, or $0.54 per…
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VIDEO: 'Adaptive fluidics' improves phaco procedure

May 21, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Mitch Schultz, MD, discusses a presentation on his personal…
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VIDEO: DREAM study demonstrates Prokera Slim eases dry eye disease in severe cases

May 20, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery here, Marguerite M. McDonald, MD,
In the Journals

Study finds corneal cross-linking more cost-effective than PKP

May 19, 2017
Microsimulation model analysis found that corneal cross-linking is cost-effective compared with conventional management with penetrating keratoplasty…
In the Journals

Contemporary refractive surgery minimally disturbs ocular surface

May 19, 2017
PRK and femtosecond-assisted LASIK have equally mild and transient effects on the ocular surface, according to a study. Taking into consideration…

Alcon names chief medical officer

May 19, 2017
Stephen S. Lane, MD, will join Alcon as its chief medical officer and global head of franchise clinical strategy, where he will lead the integration…

Most doctors disapprove of Trump approach to health care

May 19, 2017
A new survey shows that the majority of U.S. doctors do not like President Donald J. Trump’s job performance when it comes to health care…
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VIDEO: Intraocular delivery of medications during cataract surgery advantageous

May 19, 2017
LOS ANGELES ― At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Cynthia A. Matossian, MD, discusses the four Cs of the…

Hilco Vision acquires LBI’s accessories division

May 19, 2017
Hilco Vision announced that it has acquired the cases and accessories division of LBI. Chett Lehrer, leader of the LBI’s Las Vegas division…

SightLife Surgical names P. Bernard Haffey chief commercial officer

May 19, 2017
Paul Bernard “Bernie” Haffey has joined SightLife Surgical as its first chief commercial officer, according to a company press release. …
From OSN Europe

Precizon Presbyopic IOL from Ophtec receives CE mark

May 18, 2017
The aspheric Precizon Presbyopic IOL received a CE mark and will be commercially launched in October during the European Society of Cataract and…
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ARMOR study: Antibiotic resistance high among staphylococci

May 18, 2017
BALTIMORE – Researchers found high levels of antibiotic resistance among staphylococci, along with many isolates demonstrating multidrug…
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VIDEO: Diet and supplements can augment treatment for dry eye disease

May 18, 2017
LOS ANGELES – At the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting here, Laura M. Periman, MD, discusses “foundational…
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