Wednesday, February 25, 2015 12:30 AM
LAVAL, Quebec and RALEIGH, N.C.—
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
(NYSE: VRX) and
Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.
(NASDAQ: SLXP) announced on March 22 that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Valeant will acquire all of the outstanding common stock of Salix for $158.00 per share in cash, or a total enterprise value of approximately $14.5 billion.
Friday, January 30, 2015 12:15 AM
ALISO VIEJO, Calif.—
NVision Eye Centers
, a provider of lasik and cataract surgery in the U.S., has added
Weston Eye Center
of Roseburg, Ore. to its family of eye centers.
Monday, January 19, 2015 12:00 AM
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—The Eye Institute, based here, recently announced that an informal nationwide survey of eye doctors and patients shows success with the use of a recently launched product, i-Lid Cleanser from NovaBay Pharmaceuticals, to treat evaporaive dry eye syndrome associated with blepharitis and meibomian gland dysfunction.
Monday, November 17, 2014 12:24 AM
BOCA RATON, Fla.—
Modernizing Medicine, Inc.
, creator of the cloud-based electronic medical record (EMR) system known as the Electronic Medical Assistant (EMA), has closed on approximately $15M of an expected $20M funding round.
Monday, November 10, 2014 12:18 AM
Second Sight Medical Products
, maker of the Argus II retinal prosthesis implant, announced Friday that it is planning for an initial public offering worth nearly $32 million.
Friday, November 07, 2014 12:18 AM
HOUSTON—The National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) and the Center for Space Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine announced Thursday the launch of the
Vision for Mars Challenge,
a program to help identify and advance medical technologies for ocular health in space through collaboration and funding support.
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 12:24 AM
TAMPA—Health care technology provider,
, announced last week that it plans to acquire
(MDI), a supplier of electronic health record (EHR) software for ophthalmologists.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 12:27 AM
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
(NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) said yesterday it will "improve" its $47 billion takeover offer for
(NYSE: AGN), a day after Allergan’s board of directors rejected the hostile bid.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 12:24 AM
Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd
., announced that it has entered into an agreement with
Merck & Co, Inc.
for Santen to purchase Merck's ophthalmology products in Japan, Europe, and Asia Pacific.
Monday, May 12, 2014 4:00 PM
LUTHERVILLE, Md. and LOS ANGELES –
Varsity Healthcare Partners
(VHP) a healthcare services-focused private equity investment firm,
announced today that in partnership with management, it has acquired
Katzen Eye Group
one of the country’s largest vertically integrated ophthalmologic and
optometric services practices, and together, they will form EyeCare
Services Partners Holdings LLC (ESP).
Friday, April 11, 2014 12:24 AM
American Academy of Ophthalmology
(AAO) announced the official March 25 launch of the
(Intelligent Research in Sight), the first comprehensive eye disease and condition registry in the U.S.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014 12:30 AM
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.—
NVision Laser Eye Centers
has made its first acquisitions in the state of Nevada with the purchase of
Nevada Eye Care
’s two practices in Las Vegas.