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Intranasal stimulator increased tear production in trials

May 26, 2016

Allergan announced that a premarket submission for Oculeve Intranasal Tear Neurostimulator will be submitted to the FDA in the second half of 2016, following two pivotal trials that met their primary and secondary efficacy endpoints.

The handheld stimulator and daily disposable tips increase tear production upon stimulation in patients with dry eye disease due to decreased tear production, according to a press release from the company.

Valeant names senior vice president and corporate controller

May 26, 2016
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International announced it has named Sam Eldessouky senior vice president and corporate controller.Eldessouky, with more than 20 years of…

Robert E. Grant transitions from CEO to board vice chairman of Alphaeon

May 26, 2016
Robert E. Grant, founder of Alphaeon, will transition from his role as CEO to the role of vice chairman of the company’s board of directors, according to an…
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VIDEO: Scleral spacing procedure increases patient satisfaction at 3 years

May 26, 2016
MILAN — At OSN Italy, Karl G. Stonecipher, MD, discusses 3-year results of a survey assessing patient satisfaction with the scleral spacing procedure and other options…
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OCT angiography quantitates differences in lesion responses to anti-VEGF therapy

May 25, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Type 1 neovascular lesions are large, mature and resistant to anti-VEGF therapy, whereas type 3 lesions are small capillary tufts that…
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Eyeglass-mounted camera aids people with low vision

May 23, 2016
Patients with low vision who used a miniature camera with optical character-recognition technology mounted on their…
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Perspectives on Glaucoma

Clear lens extraction after laser peripheral iridotomy significantly reduces IOP

May 24, 2016
Clear lens extraction not only reduced IOP, but also caused angle widening and reduced the requirement for ocular…
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South Carolina legislators override veto of Eye Care Consumer Protection Law

May 20, 2016
In South Carolina, legislators overrode an executive veto by Gov. Nikki Haley for S. 1016, the Eye Care Consumer…
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