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2014-02-25 23:24:22

Using gentle pulses of light delivered through a specially designed microscope, glaucoma specialists at North Shore Eye Care are able to significantly drop the intraocular pressure within patients eyes that causes glaucoma. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Using gentle pulses of light delivered through a specially designed microscope, glaucoma specialists at North Shore Eye Care are able to significantly drop the intraocular pressure within patients eyes that causes glaucoma,...

2014-02-04 08:35:06

Industry Leaders To Hear From an Important New Voice In The Fight Against Glaucoma MIAMI, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc., today announced that it will participate in the Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum on Friday, February 7(th), 2014 at The Palace Hotel, in San Francisco. The event is presented by the Glaucoma Research Foundation and brings together key clinical, industry, financial and regulatory leaders, in a unique exchange on research innovation and advances in...

2014-01-09 08:28:59

Only half of Americans know they have the common, potentially blinding eye disease; having routine eye exams can help prevent glaucoma-related vision loss SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and over are affected by glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness, yet only half of those affected know they have the disease[1]. Often referred to as the "sneak thief of sight," glaucoma has no noticeable symptoms in its early stages, and vision...

2013-11-05 12:29:23

PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (TASE: CFBI), (OTCQB: CANFY), a biotechnology company developing a pipeline of small molecule drugs that address inflammatory and cancer diseases, and its subsidiary, OphthaliX Inc.(OTCQB: OPLI), jointly announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted a U.S. patent which bears the Patent No. 8,557,790 and is titled "A3 Adenosine receptor agonists for the reduction of intraocular pressure"....

2013-10-14 23:03:13

DIATON® through the Eyelid Tonometer Pen is words only tonometer pen for glaucoma testing to allow measurements of intraocular pressure IOP through upper eyelid and sclera without numbing drops, effect of the central corneal parameters, or touching the eyeball. DIATON® tonometer pen is a trusted choice for Emergency Room (ER) or Emergency Departments (ED). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 DIATON® Tonometer Pen ( BiCOM Inc, USA) worlds only Non-corneal, Non-contact,...

2013-08-13 08:31:02

SLT Glaucoma Laser Introduced to U.S. Market CLERMONT-FERRAND, France, Aug. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantel Medical, a world leader in ophthalmic ultrasound and laser devices, today announced that Solutis(TM), an SLT (selective laser trabeculoplasty) glaucoma laser, has been approved for clinical use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This approval by the FDA follows the expiration of a patent issued to Massachusetts General Hospital, which restricted Quantel Medical and...

2013-07-30 23:04:02

InnFocus, Inc. announced that it received authorization from the FDA to begin the Phase I trial of the InnFocus MicroShunt™ to treat open angle glaucoma and received major financing from HOYA Group. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The trial will be the first to use trabeculectomy with Mitomycin C as a study control. Quoting InnFocus President, Dr. Leonard Pinchuk, “We believe that the excellent clinical results achieved by the InnFocus MicroShunt in earlier clinical evaluations...

2013-06-14 23:20:57

Houston Cataract Surgeon Mary Green, M.D., PhD, implements iStent® for OAG into Eye Excellence. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 14, 2013 When it comes to eye care, technology has always played a key role. In the past ten years, cataract surgery has advanced tremendously with developments like the premium intraocular lens implant, which has helped many patients reduce the need for glasses after undergoing cataract surgery.    Dr. Mary Green, M.D., PhD of Eye Excellence, a...

2013-04-08 08:29:39

DIEPENBEEK, Belgium, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amakem NV, a kinase platform company focusing on ophthalmology, today announces it has sponsored a new Chair of Ophthalmology Translational Research at the Catholic University Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium. The Chair has been established by the University and Amakem to drive further translational research into the prevention of diseases leading to impaired vision or blindness with a special emphasis on glaucoma. It will be...

2013-02-06 23:03:46

BiCOM Inc., featured its latest through the eyelid glaucoma testing DIATON tonometer technology at Arab Health 2013 in Dubai. Handheld, pen-like tonometer allows to measure intraocular pressure IOP without contact with eye ball, eliminating virus and infection and is independent of biomechanical properties of the cornea or contact lenses. Dubai, United Arab Emirates (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 Quick and painless glaucoma diagnostic DIATON tonometer http://www.TonometerDiaton.com received a...