NovaSight launches two telehealth technologies

April 8, 2020
In an effort to improve telehealth platforms through remote diagnostics and digital treatments, NovaSight has launched two products focused on…

Appeals court reverses injunction against BlephEx

April 6, 2020
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reversed a lower court’s order regarding BlephEx’s ongoing patent litigation with Myco…

EyePoint reduces staff in response to COVID-19

April 2, 2020
EyePoint Pharmaceuticals has reorganized its operations and will downsize its workforce in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to a press…

Ophthalmic industry shifts efforts to combat COVID-19

April 1, 2020
The ophthalmic industry is focusing its efforts on innovative ways to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic, finding new avenues of therapeutics to help…

Genentech extends Lucentis payment terms

April 1, 2020
In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Genentech announced it will temporarily extend physician payment terms for Lucentis purchases to 120…

Second Sight announces employee layoffs, intention to wind down

March 31, 2020
Second Sight Medical Products will lay off 84 of its 108 employees due to the global COVID-19 outbreak, according to a press release. The…

Meeting News

ARVO to host online presentations

March 30, 2020
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology will host video recorded versions of presentations that were intended for its annual…

MicroSurgical Technology acquires Volk Eye Check

March 30, 2020
MicroSurgical Technology has acquired the intellectual property and assets of IRISS Medical Technologies related to the Volk Eye Check, according to…

Modernizing Medicine launches telehealth platform

March 27, 2020
Modernizing Medicine has launched modmed Telehealth solutions, an audio and video telemedicine product, and the company plans to offer it to…

Bausch Health donates medication, products to COVID-19 fight

March 27, 2020
Bausch Health is donating medications and medical products, as well as increasing production of drugs that could be useful in treating COVID-19…

Eylea payments extended due to COVID-19

March 26, 2020
Regeneron will temporarily extend physician payment terms for Eylea injection purchases for 150 days in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the…

Aldeyra to screen ADX-629, reproxalap for COVID-19 treatment

March 25, 2020
Aldeyra Therapeutics plans to screen its reactive aldehyde species inhibitors for anti-inflammatory and antiviral activity in the treatment of…

Sight Sciences closes $30 million funding round

March 24, 2020
Sight Sciences has closed a $30 million Series E preferred stock financing round, the company announced in a press release. Led by D1 Capital…

OCTANe postpones Ophthalmology Technology Summit, Tech Innovation Forum

March 23, 2020
The Ophthalmology Technology Summit has been postponed until July 31 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, OCTANe announced in a press release. The meeting…

Aldeyra to focus on late-stage ocular disease programs

March 12, 2020
Aldeyra Therapeutics will prioritize its ocular disease programs while placing on hold clinical development in other fields as part of a strategic…

ARVO, AAPOS cancel annual meetings

March 12, 2020
The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus have both canceled…

Jim Mazzo to retire from Zeiss

March 9, 2020
Jim Mazzo will retire as president of the ophthalmic devices strategic business unit for Zeiss, effective May 1, according to a press release. Mazzo…

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VIDEO: Cal Roberts discusses move from Bausch to Lighthouse Guild

February 15, 2020
ORLANDO — At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Calvin Roberts, MD, discusses his decision to step down from his role as senior vice…

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VIDEO: Berdahl gives tips to entrepreneurship success

February 12, 2020
SAN FRANCISCO — At the Glaucoma 360: New Horizons Forum, John P. Berdahl, MD, discusses how to bring a product from an idea to market success.

Roberts leaving Bausch to lead Lighthouse Guild

February 10, 2020
Calvin Roberts, MD, is stepping down as senior vice president and chief medical officer of eye care at Bausch Health Companies to take over as…