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FDA approves two Tecnis multifocal IOLs from Abbott

January 30, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Abbott’s +2.75 D and +3.25 D Tecnis one-piece multifocal IOLs, according to a press release.

The new IOLs provide cataract patients with options to have a full range of near, intermediate and distance vision, with a treatment customized to meet their personal needs and lifestyle, the release said.

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Iluvien receives marketing authorization in Finland, Luxembourg

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FDA approves two Tecnis multifocal IOLs from Abbott

January 30, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Abbott’s +2.75 D and +3.25 D Tecnis one-piece multifocal IOLs, according to a press release.The new…
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Iluvien receives marketing authorization in Finland, Luxembourg

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The Finnish Medicines Agency in Finland and the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg have granted Iluvien marketing authorization for the treatment of…
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FDA clears creation of intracorneal pockets with iFS

January 26, 2015
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the creation of intracorneal pockets using the iFS advanced femtosecond laser system, according to…
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BLOG: 'Keeping an eye on your health'

January 19, 2015
In keeping with my new practice focus of primary health care, I present myself and gear my patient care to a more holistic attitude. Starting with…
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Ophthalmic industry growing despite static reimbursements

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WAILEA, Hawaii – The “good news” in 2015 is that ophthalmology is a growth industry, according to Kevin J. Corcoran, COE, CPC
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VIDEO: New codes, changes to incentives important for 2015

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Physicians should screen employees against the OIG exclusion list

January 18, 2015
WAILEA, Hawaii — Physicians should frequently screen their employees against the Office of Inspector General exclusion list, according to a speaker…
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RetroSense Therapeutics secures $6 million in Series A financing

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RetroSense Therapeutics has secured $6 million in Series A financing to investigate the use of gene therapy and optogenetics to restore vision loss…
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Rate of US medical research investment drops

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Despite a global increase in the rate of investment in medical research between 2004 and 2012, the rate of research investment has decreased in the…
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Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System approved in Canada

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