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
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:24 AM
IRVINE, Calif.—Alphaeon Corp.
, a lifestyle health care company, announced Friday its plan to acquire Integrity Digital Solutions
, a developer of EMR software for ophthalmologists, for an undisclosed sum.
Monday, November 16, 2015 12:00 AM
Walman doesn’t look a day over 100. In fact, the Minneapolis-based company, which is celebrating its centennial this year, doesn’t look or behave at all like a senior citizen. Although it is the largest independent ophthalmic company in the U.S., and one of the most diversified, Walman is agile and, when necessary, assertive.
Thursday, September 17, 2015 12:27 AM
ALAMEDA, Calif.—InSite Vision Inc. (OTCBB: INSV) announced yesterday that InSite and a subsidiary of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Sun Pharma) have entered into a merger agreement under which an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Sun Pharma will acquire InSite in an all-cash transaction for $0.35 per share, or approximately $48 million in aggregate equity value, on a fully diluted basis. The transaction has been approved by the boards of directors of both InSite and the Sun Pharma subsidiary, and will be completed by means of a tender offer.
Friday, September 11, 2015 12:18 AM
SARATOGA, Calif.—VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies
, the developer, manufacturer and marketer of the Implantable Miniature Telescope, has named Blake Michaels as vice president, sales and current executive, Chet Kumar, as vice president, corporate development and innovation.