Monday, August 14, 2017 12:18 AM
BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb
reported that the FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for the therapeutic use of its Boston XO and Boston XO2 materials in treating several ocular surface diseases.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 12:27 AM
NEW YORK—The Great American Solar Eclipse is only two weeks away and with Aug. 21 fast approaching, many vendors and ECPs are beginning to sell solar eclipse viewing glasses.
Wednesday, August 9, 2017 12:24 AM
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif.—A new survey by VSP Vision Care
finds that just over one-half (50.1 percent) of parents in the U.S. overlook a back-to-school eye exam for their school-age children.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 12:23 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products Inc.
(NASDAQ: EYES), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics to provide useful vision to blind patients, reported Tuesday that it generated net sales of $2.2 million in the second quarter ended June 30. This compared with $1.0 million in the second quarter of 2016, the company said.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 12:21 AM
has declared August as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Awareness Month in an effort to educate the public on the importance of healthy vision for kids. The organization is asking all parents and caregivers to set their children on a path to success in the classroom by taking them for a certified vision screening or eye exam.
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 12:15 AM
PINELLAS PARK, Fla.—To continue illustrating the role changing light plays in shaping our days and nights through its online and social media initiative, the Good Light Project
, Transitions Optical
is partnering with influential Transitions lens wearers.
Friday, July 28, 2017 12:18 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—Southern College of Optometry
is opening FocalPoint, the first facility of its kind in the U.S. to offer completely paperless telemedicine via EyecareLive
Friday, July 21, 2017 12:23 AM
HARRISBURG, Pa.—The Life Sciences Greenhouse of Central Pennsylvania
(LSGPA) has invested an additional $500,000 in MacuLogix, a company that equips eyecare professionals with the instruments, tools and education needed to effectively manage patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 12:18 AM
NEW YORK—On Aug. 21, 2017, a solar eclipse will be coming to North America for the first time since 1979 and for the first time since 1918, the eclipse will be crossing the country from coast to coast.
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:24 AM
SYLMAR, Calif.—Second Sight Medical Products
(NASDAQ:EYES) recently announced that its Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System can now be covered by Medicare in seven of the 12 Medicare Administrative Contractor (“MAC”) jurisdictions nationwide, representing a total of 28 states, two territories, and the District of Columbia.
Monday, July 17, 2017 12:21 AM
TUCKER, Ga.—Even with the future of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) still unresolved, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) set out recently to obtain public input on ways to empower patients by improving their choices for care.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:21 AM
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—State budget legislation in California, which was recently signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, will restore some vision care benefits to the state’s Medi-Cal program.