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CooperVision announces limited release of new toric contact lens

February 8, 2016

CooperVision announced its limited introduction of Biofinity XR toric contact lenses in a company press release.

The product is a silicone hydrogel lens uniquely designed for patients with prescriptions beyond the traditional stock range, according to the release. A select few hundred accounts will have access to the lenses during the limited rollout period, followed by a broader rollout set to begin in April.

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Senate health committee considers seven biomedical innovation bills

February 8, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions will consider seven bipartisan bills on biomedical innovation tomorrow, Feb. 9, at the first of three…
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Rate of retinal detachment after bag-in-the-lens IOL implantation similar to rate after traditional implantation

February 8, 2016
The incidence of rhegmatogenous retinal detachment after bag-in-the-lens IOL implantation corresponds to the rate observed after lens-in-the-bag IOL implantation…
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VIDEO: Promising results from 3-year data on microshunt for glaucoma treatment

February 8, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Glaucoma 360: New Horizons Forum, Russ Trenary, president and CEO of InnFocus, discusses 3-year study results published in the Journal of
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VIDEO: Cornea specialist emphasizes importance of optimizing ocular surface before cataract surgery

February 7, 2016
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye, Kenneth A. Beckman, MD, FACS, gives reasons why surgeons should ensure a healthy ocular surface before cataract surgery: to ensure…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Intake of green, leafy vegetables associated with lower POAG risk

January 25, 2016
Greater intake of dietary nitrate and green, leafy vegetables was associated with a 20% to 30% lower primary open-angle…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

SD-OCT, TD-OCT have similar diagnostic abilities with high myopia

January 22, 2016
Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and/or time-domain OCT diagnostics are useful in discriminating between…
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Prevent Blindness projects significant increase in glaucoma

January 22, 2016
A report from Prevent Blindness showed that nearly 3 million people age 40 years and older currently have glaucoma, and…
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