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VIDEO: Physicians can benefit from big data

June 24, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit, John A. Hovanesian, MD, discusses a panel he moderated here discussing the…
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VIDEO: Mazzo discusses cooperation of large, small companies in ophthalmology

June 23, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit here, Jim Mazzo, global president of ophthalmic devices at Carl Zeiss Meditec…
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VIDEO: OCTANe CEO discusses formula for growing business in Orange County

June 23, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. ― At the OCTANe Ophthalmology Technology Summit here, Bill Carpou, CEO of OCTANe, discusses the goals of the meeting and how…
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J&J CEO confirms company’s commitment to ophthalmology

June 23, 2017
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. — Johnson & Johnson is “absolutely committed” to ophthalmology and is actively looking at ways to…

Novartis reports $11.5 billion in quarterly sales

June 23, 2017
Novartis reported net sales of $11.5 billion in the first quarter compared with $11.6 billion in the same quarter of 2016, according to a press…
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Near vision can be optimized with scleral micro-inserts

June 23, 2017
Finding a solution to presbyopia, a condition that affects nearly 90 million Americans and 1.7 billion people worldwide, has long been the holy grail…
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Ziv-aflibercept improves visual acuity, macular thickness in refractory DME

June 23, 2017
Patients with refractory diabetic macular edema treated with ziv-aflibercept experienced improved visual acuity and macular thickness, with no…
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PUBLICATION EXCLUSIVE: Young woman who went blind in one eye presents years later with symptoms in fellow eye

June 22, 2017
A 21-year-old Hispanic woman presented to the University of New Mexico with a 1-month history of worsening flashes of light and scotomas in her left…

Senate health care bill takes slower approach to House bill, expert concerns persist

June 22, 2017
The Senate health care bill, released to the public today, maintains much from the version the House passed May 4, 2017, but presents some key…
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Two iStent injects and topical travoprost reduce IOP, medication use through 18 months

June 22, 2017
The implantation of two second-generation iStent inject devices and postoperative topical prostaglandin in eyes with open-angle glaucoma reduced mean…

Marketing authorization application filed in Europe for Durasert 3-year uveitis treatment

June 22, 2017
A marketing authorization application has been filed to the European Medicines Agency for the approval to market Durasert 3-year treatment for…

NovaBay reports $4 million quarterly loss

June 22, 2017
NovaBay Pharmaceuticals announced a $4 million net loss in the first quarter of 2017 compared with a net loss of $5.1 million in the same quarter of…

Avedro names new chief financial officer

June 21, 2017
Thomas E. Griffin will join Avedro as its new chief financial officer. “Tom’s financial acumen combined with his significant experience…

AMA supports efforts to improve substance abuse disorder coverage

June 21, 2017
Experts from four leading nonprofits in the addiction field have determined that existing legislation does not adequately protect insurance coverage…
FDA News

FDA commissioner calls for public input on lifting generic barriers

June 21, 2017
In introducing the FDA’s Drug Competition Action Plan, the commissioner announced his intent to assess ways FDA rules may be misused to create…

CMS proposes rule to increase flexibility, reduce burdens

June 21, 2017
CMS recently issued a proposed rule to update the Quality Payment Program as required by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 to…
In the Journals

Lampalizumab reduces geographic atrophy lesion progression

June 21, 2017
Monthly lampalizumab, a potential therapy for patients with geographic atrophy secondary to age-related macular degeneration, reduced lesion area…
In the Journals

State medical licensing board questions may discourage physicians from addressing their mental health

June 21, 2017
Medical license application questions are still not treating mental and physical illness the same, and this could be impacting a physician’s…
Meeting News

Red light technology improves tear break-up in dry eye

June 21, 2017
The at-home use of a red light therapy was shown to affect the meibomian gland secretions and alleviate the symptoms of dry eye, according to a…

Eylea sales up in first quarter

June 21, 2017
Eylea net product sales totaled $854 million in the United States for the first quarter, up 9% over the same quarter last year, according to a…
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