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VIDEO: Pearls for managing toric IOL misalignment

April 22, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, David F. Chang, MD, discusses and demonstrates how he manages toric IOL misalignment.

COVID-19 pandemic affecting valuations of some ophthalmic companies

April 21, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic may change the way industry leaders in health care markets invest in or acquire smaller to mid-sized companies, as the slowdown…

Novartis acquires Amblyotech

April 21, 2020
Novartis has acquired Ambylotech’s outstanding shares and will develop its digital technology for the treatment of amblyopia, according to a…
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VIDEO: How to center capsulotomy in cataract surgery

April 21, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Vance Thompson, MD, discusses the use of automated capsulotomy in centering cataract surgery on the…
In the Journals

Ocular abnormalities more prevalent in patients with severe COVID-19

April 20, 2020
Nearly one-third of patients in a case series of 38 patients with COVID-19 in Hubei province, China, were found to have ocular abnormalities that…

New protein therapeutic program initiated to fight COVID-19

April 20, 2020
Molecular Partners has initiated a program to develop a multitargeted approach to neutralizing COVID-19 infection using its DARPin protein platform. …
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Small study questions efficacy of cotton, surgical masks at stopping spread of SARS-CoV-2

April 20, 2020
Surgical and cotton masks were ineffective at preventing the dissemination of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to a research…

Metall Zug Group acquires majority stake in VRmagic

April 20, 2020
Haag-Streit Group, part of Metall Zug Group, has acquired 77% of VRmagic Holding’s shares, with an option agreement to purchase the remaining…
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VIDEO: Cataract surgical options for patients with Fuchs’ dystrophy

April 20, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Marian S. Macsai, MD, discusses cataract surgery in patients with Fuchs’ corneal dystrophy.
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VIDEO: Early intervention with MIGS holds benefits

April 19, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Inder Paul Singh, MD, discusses the benefits of implementing MIGS as an early glaucoma intervention…
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VIDEO: Limit IOL tilt in cataract surgery

April 18, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Eric D. Donnenfeld, MD, discusses automated capsulotomy in cataract surgery.

Ophthalmic med tech market hit harder than pharmaceuticals during pandemic

April 17, 2020
The ophthalmic pharmaceutical market has been less affected than the technology and device market during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but all…

Data reaffirm contact lenses safe for healthy individuals during COVID-19

April 17, 2020
As questions and mixed information about how to remain safe during the COVID-19 pandemic continue to circle online, the CDC and data from a new…
In the Journals

OCT angiography shows acute IOP changes after intravitreal injections

April 17, 2020
Repeated intravitreal injections may result in glaucomatous damage, according to research done at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai. In a…
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Q&A: Model helps health systems prepare COVID-19 responses

April 17, 2020
CDC data show that as of April 9, the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic within the United States has been uneven. For example, New York and Texas each…
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VIDEO: Take steps to reduce endophthalmitis risk in cataract surgery

April 17, 2020
KOLOA, Hawaii — At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Francis S. Mah, MD, discusses the significance of intracameral antibiotics in cataract surgery.

Ophthalmic revenues, surgeries may recover once patient safety can be assured

April 16, 2020
Ophthalmic surgeries, namely cataract and refractive procedures, and revenues will recover once patient safety can be assured during the ongoing…
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CARES Act: Is it enough for health care providers?

April 16, 2020
President Donald J. Trump recently signed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act into law. However, the question remains…
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4 ways to protect your financial wealth during the COVID-19 crisis

April 16, 2020
by Sanjeev Bhatia, MD, and David B. Mandell, JD, MB Since

Robert J. Dempsey to lead TearClear as CEO

April 16, 2020
The ophthalmic pharmaceutical company TearClear has named Robert J. Dempsey as CEO. “We are emerging as a global leader in treating glaucoma…