Friday, July 1, 2016 12:24 AM
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay, a device implanted in the cornea of one eye to improve near vision in certain patients with presbyopia.
Friday, June 10, 2016 12:30 AM
BALTIMORE—The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
(CMS) has released a final rule improving how Medicare pays Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in the Medicare Shared Savings Program for delivering better patient care.
Friday, June 3, 2016 12:27 AM
FORT WORTH, Texas—Alcon
, a division of Novartis, has partnered with actress Cheryl Ladd to launch the Know Your Cataract EYE-Q campaign, which seeks to educate consumers about the condition and challenges of cataract by testing their knowledge of the disease and learn about cataract treatment options.
Friday, May 6, 2016 12:18 AM
SEATTLE—Noted vision researcher Dean Bok, PhD. of UCLA
has been awarded the 2016 Helen Keller Prize for Vision Research.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 12:18 AM
WACO, Texas—Allergan plc
(NYSE: AGN), broke ground Monday on a $200 million expansion of its Waco, Texas facility.
Monday, April 25, 2016 12:23 AM
DUBLIN and BOSTON—Allergan plc
has acquired Topokine Therapeutics
, a privately held, clinical-stage biotechnology company focused on developing topical medicines for fat reduction.
Wednesday, March 16, 2016 12:15 AM
MIAMI—Professor emeritus of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
, Victor T. Curtin, MD, passed away here on March 9 at age 91.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016 12:27 AM
SILVER SPRING, Md.—The U.S. Food and Drug Administration
is allowing marketing of a one-time use contact lens that may help practitioners identify the best time of day to measure a patient’s intraocular pressure (IOP).
Monday, March 7, 2016 12:18 AM
Philadelphia—Wills Eye Hospital
has appointed Dr. Leslie G. Hyman, an internationally recognized leader in the field of vision research and public health, to spearhead the expansion of the Hospital’s research program.
Monday, February 29, 2016 12:18 AM
ST. PAUL, Minn.—The Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology
(JCAHPO) has appointed Wade Delk as the executive director of the Center for Organizational Management (CFOM), an association management company (AMC), and as JCAHPO’s director of public affairs.
Monday, February 22, 2016 12:22 AM
has raised $6.0 million in Series A venture funding which it will use to expand its online eye exam to more states, reach a broader age demographic and conduct research and development.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:23 AM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.—Johnson & Johnson
(NYSE: JNJ) announced sales of $17.8 billion for the fourth quarter of 2015, a decrease of 2.4 percent as compared to the fourth quarter of 2014.
Friday, January 8, 2016 12:21 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—On Jan. 1, 2016, William L. Rich III, MD, FACS began his term as the 119th president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology