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2014-04-14 20:21:30

DUBLIN, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sphlzm/global_soft) has announced the addition of the "Global Soft Contact Lens Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/sphlzm/global_soft ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Soft Contact Lens market to grow at a CAGR of 5.94 percent over the period...

2014-04-04 23:38:36

Ophthalmologist Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, was among a select group of world class faculty members invited to speak at Alcon's "Advancements in Refractive and Cataract Surgery Symposium". Fort Myers, Fl (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Ophthalmologist Jonathan M. Frantz, MD, FACS, was among a select group of world class faculty members invited to speak at Alcon's "Advancements in Refractive and Cataract Surgery Symposium" held in Fort Worth, TX March 27 - 29. Dr....

2014-03-25 23:33:07

After introducing Bladeless Laser cataract surgery to southwest Florida in 2012, one of the most innovative and respected surgeons in the country Dr. Jonathan Frantz has now taken cataract surgery to the next level with the VERION Image Guided System. Dr. Frantz is the first and only surgeon in Florida to offer the VERION, which is part of our area’s only full Cataract Refractive Suite. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 After introducing Bladeless Laser cataract surgery to Southwest...

2014-03-19 23:03:51

Braverman Eye Center now offers near-far multifocal PresbyLasik in Florida from their fully trained and dedicated doctors. They have helped many patients from Miami and Ft. Lauderdale in attaining better eyesight through LASIK and other latest technology used by the surgeons. Hallandale Beach, Florida (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Braverman Eye Center now offers near-far multifocal PresbyLasik in Florida from their fully trained and dedicated doctors. They have helped many patients from Miami...

2014-03-17 16:28:35

HAYWARD, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The LenSx femtosecond laser revolutionizes the way cataract surgery is performed. Mark R. Mandel, MD, of Optima Eye Center, says, "Upon FDA approval, it was an exciting privilege to be one of the first practices in the Bay Area to offer the future of laser cataract surgery, and now, a year later, with so many happy patients, we know we made the right choice with the LenSx laser." The LenSx laser automates the challenging steps of...

2014-03-17 08:28:35

First of Kind Product in the U.S. MONROVIA, Calif., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable lenses for the eye and delivery systems reported that its Visian Toric Implantable Lens or TICL received favorable votes to three questions presented to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Ophthalmic Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee. The Ophthalmic Devices Panel reviews and...

2014-03-11 23:01:49

Braverman Eye Center now performs distant and near vision Lasik surgery. This is the most desired technique among those patients who are old enough to require reading glasses, who want to go for the safest vision correction method that is available from the Braverman Eye Center. Miami, FL (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 Braverman Eye Center now performs distant and near vision Lasik surgery. This is the most desired technique among those patients who are old enough to require reading glasses, who...

2014-03-11 08:28:57

BELMONT, Calif., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerVision, Inc., a medical device company developing the world's first fluid-based accommodating intraocular lens, today announced that the first 10 patients have received lens implants in its multi-center clinical study assessing the performance of the lens in cataract patients. These patients received their implants at the three eye centers in South Africa that are participating in the study; four sites in Germany are also participating in...

Contacts Are Better Than Permanent Lenses For Babies After Cataract Surgery
2014-03-07 12:54:20

NIH/National Eye Institute Permanent lenses lead to more repeat eye surgeries, NIH study finds For adults and children who undergo cataract surgery, implantation of an artificial lens is the standard of care. But a clinical trial suggests that for most infants, surgery followed by the use of contact lenses for several years—and an eventual lens implant—may be the better solution. The trial was funded in part by the National Eye Institute (NEI), a component of the National...

2014-03-03 08:33:17

Over 50,000 ICLs Successfully Implanted with CentraFLOW Driven by the KS-AquaPORT Technology(TM) MONROVIA, Calif., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (NASDAQ: STAA), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that its Visian Implantable Collamer Lens with CentraFLOW technology, which is driven by the KS-AquaPORT, has been approved by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare. With this...