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2014-10-21 12:31:52

Dr. Jack Kavanaugh Sees a Bright Future for the Calhoun Vision Light Adjustable Lens LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Los Angeles has more than its share of successful ophthalmologists, oral surgeons, business consultants, college professors, investors and entrepreneurs. But Dr. Jack Kavanaugh may be the only Angeleno whose extraordinary career has encompassed all of these professions and more. After earning his DDS from UCLA, Kavanaugh opened a Beverly Hills practice in...

2014-10-19 12:21:14

First-of-its-kind device may solve issue of poor patient compliance with eye drops CHICAGO, Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first tear duct implant developed to treat inflammation and pain following cataract surgery has been shown to be a reliable alternative to medicated eye drops, which are the current standard of care, according to a study presented today at AAO 2014, the 118th annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The device, known as a punctum...

2014-10-19 12:21:11

IRIS Registry now used by close to one-third of U.S. eye physicians and surgeons; contains insights from 10 million patient visits SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced key milestones in the development of an innovative quality of care initiative launched less than a year ago. In presentations today at AAO 2014, the 118(th) annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Academy revealed that close to...

2014-10-17 08:25:43

InnFocus MicroShunt® showing promising results in reducing IOP in glaucoma patients. CHICAGO, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc., reported on results of 59 glaucoma patients treated outside the United States for up to 3 years with the InnFocus MicroShunt® at the 2014 Ophthalmology Innovation Summit in Chicago. The Summit was held prior to the beginning of the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. The Company also said it expects to have treated...

2014-10-17 08:25:29

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, today announced that the Company will webcast its presentation at an Investor Breakfast Meeting on Saturday, October 18, 7:00 a.m. CT at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL. Dr. Erik Mertens, Medical Director and founder of the Medipolis Eye Centre in Antwerp,...

2014-10-16 08:31:11

-- Go Dropless(TM) campaign continues its momentum as cataract surgeons embrace the benefits of "going dropless" for their patients -- SAN DIEGO, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IMMY), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of high quality and innovative sterile and topical compounded drug formulations, today announces its attendance, and related "Go Dropless!(TM)" events, at the 2014 American Academy...

2014-10-14 23:07:59

Dr. Martin will be speaking on behalf of Abbott Medical Optics (AMO), one of the industry’s leading manufacturers of lasers and lens implant technology Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Based on his success with Laser Cataract Surgery since introducing the Catalys laser on Long Island earlier this year, leading cataract surgeon Jeffrey Martin, MD, has been chosen to discuss his surgical techniques with colleagues attending the upcoming American Academy of Ophthalmology...

2014-10-13 08:27:07

SARATOGA, Calif., Oct. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc. ("VisionCare"), a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the Implantable Miniature Telescope (by Dr. Isaac Lipshitz) for use in patients living with bilateral end-stage age-related macular degeneration who are age 65 or older. The telescope implant is the only FDA...

2014-10-03 16:24:39

Board of Directors Initiates Search for Replacement MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses for the eye, today announced that Barry G. Caldwell, President & CEO (64), will retire on March 1, 2015. The Board of Directors has initiated a search to identify Mr. Caldwell's replacement. Mr. Caldwell will continue to lead the Company, serve on the Board of Directors...

2014-09-29 08:30:12

A single ILUVIEN implant provides treatment for three years ATLANTA, Sept. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alimera Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALIM) ("Alimera"), a pharmaceutical company that specializes in the research, development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, today announced that it will hold a conference call to provide additional information regarding the recent approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of ILUVIEN(®) for the treatment of...


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