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2014-03-26 04:21:03

PARIS, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixium Vision ("Pixium"), a developer of innovative Vision Restoration Systems for the blind, today announces the appointment of Khalid Ishaque as Chief Executive Officer and Director. Mr Ishaque joins from Boston Scientific, and brings over 22 years of management experience in the medical technology industry. Mr Ishaque spent 17 years with Boston Scientific Corporation, where most recently he was General Manager of its...

2014-03-24 12:30:49

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Analysis of the US Retinal Therapeutics Market Improvements in Administration and Efficacy Drive GrowthSince the introduction of Lucentis in 2006, vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) antagonists have become the clear choice in treatment for age related macular degeneration, diabetic macular edema, and retinal vein occlusion due to their high efficacy and safety. This research...

2014-03-18 12:31:18

Free online quiz helps consumers gauge AMD risks and visual performance challenges ST. LOUIS, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March is "Save Your Vision Month," an annual campaign sponsored by the American Optometric Association to create awareness around eye health and annual eye exams. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/PH85444LOGO-aLogo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140318/PH85444LOGO-b To support Save Your Vision Month, EyePromise, has developed free...

2014-03-12 12:29:13

Surveyed U.S. Payers Look for Substantial Delivery Achievements for Inclusion of New Agents in Formularies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that surveyed U.S. and European retinal specialists ascribe a moderate to high unmet need for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) therapies that improve visual acuity. In line with this finding, surveyed U.S. retinal specialists expect that they...

2014-03-12 08:29:46

BEIRUT, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading eyewear brand Magrabi Optical is a strong advocate of good eating habits and nutrition in order to maintain eye health. According to a company spokesman, "a proper diet is important for healthy eyes and we believe it is vital that all our customers be aware of this." The spokesman added that a good diet and nutrition prevents eye conditions such as cataracts and macular degeneration, while also ensuring your eyes are "as...

2014-03-10 16:31:49

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macular Health's Visual Advantage, a Birmingham-based company offering nutritional products that help slow vision loss for those suffering with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), has introduced MacuStrip Premier, its new Oral Thin Film (OTF) delivery method. Macular Health President and CEO Jeffery McAnnally will announce the new product at the 2014 Optometry's Marketplace at SECO(TM) International in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, March...

2014-03-05 08:28:36

VANCOUVER, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - iCo Therapeutics Inc. ("iCo" or "the Company") (TSX-V: ICO) (OTCQX: ICOTF) has announced the final month eight patient visit in the iDEAL Study. This US Phase 2 investigator-sponsored study is evaluating the efficacy and safety of iCo-007 after repeated injections in patients with Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). The study's primary endpoint is change in visual acuity from baseline to month eight, followed by secondary endpoints at month...

2014-03-04 23:26:19

VisiVite®, a world leader in eye vitamins, has announced its launch of a genotype-customized nutritional supplement for lasting macular health: AREDS2 White®. Huntington, New York (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Inspired by the National Eye Institute’s Age-Related Eye Disease Studies (AREDS and AREDS2) and the emerging health trend of DNA testing, AREDS2 White is designed to match the special nutritional needs of those who were born with genetic risk factors for macular degeneration....

2014-03-04 12:25:51

SAN DIEGO and OSAKA, Japan, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TRACON Pharmaceuticals (TRACON) and Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Santen) announced today that they have entered into an exclusive agreement for the development and global commercialization of TRACON's anti-endoglin antibodies, including TRC105, in ophthalmology. Pre-clinical and clinical data from TRACON's ongoing development of TRC105 in combination with anti-VEGF products in oncology indicate inhibiting both the...

2014-03-03 04:22:41

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that Bayer HealthCare's Japanese subsidiary, Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd., has submitted an application for marketing authorization for EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of patients with diabetic macular edema (DME) to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). "Clinically significant DME is a leading cause of vision loss in the working-age...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.