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Nikon agrees to purchase Optos

February 27, 2015

The board of directors of Nikon and Optos have agreed the terms of a recommended cash offer of £259.3 million ($400 million) for the acquisition of Optos, according to an announcement from Nikon.

The proposed acquisition is an important step in Nikon’s initiative to enter the medical sector to leverage its optical technologies into the medical industry, the announcement said.


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Nikon agrees to purchase Optos

February 27, 2015
The board of directors of Nikon and Optos have agreed the terms of a recommended cash offer of £259.3 million ($400 million) for the…
In the Journals

No association between objective, subjective parameters for dry eye assessment

February 26, 2015
No association was found between clinical signs and a patient's symptoms when evaluating for dry eye syndrome, researchers reported in…
Perspectives on Glaucoma

Tests vary in identifying glaucoma progression

February 23, 2015
Three tests used in glaucoma diagnosis and management demonstrated varied results in a study recently published in Investigational Ophthalmology and

New Vision Council chairman pledges to stimulate market growth

February 12, 2015
Marty Bassett of Walman Optical was elected as the new chairman of the board at the recent Vision Council executive summit.Bassett outlined his…
In the Journals

Eye tracking may help quantify concussion, brain injury severity

February 3, 2015
New technology may help measure ocular motility dysfunction associated with brain injury and concussion, according to a study in the Journal of

New CPT code published for corneal hysteresis

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A new CPT code for measuring corneal hysteresis has been published, according to a press release issued by Reichert Technologies, which manufactures…
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'Threshold to treat' calculator may be more useful in clinical settings

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When considering the use of risk calculators to inform treatment options, researchers reported in the Journal of Glaucoma that a “threshold to…

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IU optometrists to develop new glaucoma diagnostic, management tool

January 21, 2015
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VIDEO: In-office allergy test latest point-of-care diagnostic for ophthalmology practice

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