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2014-07-03 23:03:41

Dr. Brett Brimhall of Brimhall Eye Center performs the myopia treatment with stellar results. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 Brimhall Eye Center, Las Vegas’ premier eye surgery center, announced today that its board-certified surgeon, Dr. Brett D. Brimhall, M.D. this week performed his first implantable collamer lens surgery. The surgery, often referred to as “ICL surgery,” places a Visian implantable collamer lens inside the eye just behind the iris and in front of the natural...

2014-07-01 23:09:08

Christenbury Eye Center Offers Support for Spanish, French, Russian and Ukrainian Speaking Patients. Charlotte N.C. (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The employees at Christenbury Eye Center are diverse and unique. Amongst them they speak five languages, including Spanish, Russian, French, Ukrainian and English. People speaking these languages as a first language can easily improve their eyesight at Christenbury Eye Center. Now, most anyone in the Carolinas and surrounding areas can experience a...

2014-07-01 23:02:41

Charleston-based Operation Sight joins new ASCRS Foundation network. Charleston, SC (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 The first two charitable cataract surgeries, performed as part of the ASCRS Foundation’s new Operation Sight network, are to be conducted on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, by Kerry Solomon, MD, at Physicians Eye Surgery Center in Charleston, South Carolina. The two Charleston patients suffered from advanced cataracts, but did not have private insurance and were ineligible for government...

2014-07-01 08:30:00

MONROVIA, Calif., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA) a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses and delivery systems for the eye, announced that it has received CE Mark approval for its new Visian® ICL(TM) Preloaded System. The Preloaded ICL provides a number of benefits to both surgeons and their patients during the delivery of STAAR's Implantable Collamer Lens (ICL) into the eye. STAAR plans the official launch of the...

2014-06-30 23:03:13

Davis Vision Center helps patients know the signs of cataracts and get help early. South Jordan, Utah (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 With June being Cataract Awareness Month, Dr. Brian Davis and his staff at Davis Vision Center in South Jordan, UT have been promoting patient education about the signs of cataracts and how they can prevent them. While Davis Vision Center is one of the leading providers of LASIK surgery in Utah, they also specialize in cataract surgery for patients with cloudy or...

2014-06-24 08:32:02

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today it has received CE Marking (Conformite Europeenne) in Europe for the TECNIS(®) Symfony Extended Range of Vision intraocular lens (IOL) for the treatment of cataract patients who may also have a diminished ability to focus on near objects (presbyopia). Standard IOLs can be used in cataract treatment to improve distance vision, but the TECNIS Symfony IOL is a first-of-its kind lens that is intended to...

2014-06-24 08:30:26

-- Survey highlights interest in easing patient compliance issues associated with conventional post-cataract surgery eye drop regime -- SAN DIEGO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:IMMY), a vertically-integrated specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to delivering high quality, novel, and customizable medicines to physicians and patients at accessible prices, today unveiled the results of a recent survey(1) of leading national cataract surgeons...

2014-06-23 23:02:52

Braverman Eye Center now offers surgery for cataracts in the Fort Lauderdale area at the most affordable prices. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) June 23, 2014 Braverman Eye Center now offers surgery for cataracts in the Fort Lauderdale area at the most affordable prices. The surgeons of the clinic have successfully treated a large number of cataract patients. They specialize in cataract surgery and small-incision laser assisted cataract and implant surgery. They deploy the most advanced...

Sensor In Eye Could Watch For Glaucoma And Track Pressure Changes
2014-06-17 03:37:51

By Michelle Ma, University of Washington Your eye could someday house its own high-tech information center, tracking important changes and letting you know when it’s time to see an eye doctor. University of Washington engineers have designed a low-power sensor that could be placed permanently in a person’s eye to track hard-to-measure changes in eye pressure. The sensor would be embedded with an artificial lens during cataract surgery and would detect pressure changes...

2014-06-16 16:24:40

Proceeds to support company through the completion of the ongoing CE Mark study and the launch of the U.S. pivotal study of the FluidVision(TM) accommodating intraocular lens BELMONT, Calif., June 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that the company has completed a $30 million Series D financing round. New investors Aisling Capital and Correlation Venture...


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