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2012-02-20 08:00:00

Print ads and video highlight the D'Aversas experience in Accra, Ghana where they spent 10 days at the North Western Eye Clinic Westbury, NY (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Garden City, NY residents Dr. Gerard D´Aversa and his daughter Jaclyn are being featured in a national ad campaign for Marchon Eyewear. Dr. D´Aversa, an ophthalmologist at Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island (OCLI) and Jaclyn have appeared in a series of print ads that are currently running in national optical...

2011-10-24 10:12:48

Leading researchers present new data on safety and efficacy of femtosecond laser at American Academy of Ophthalmology 2011 Annual Meeting Two new studies add to the growing body of evidence that a new approach to cataract surgery may be safer and more efficient than today's standard procedure. The new approach, using a special femtosecond laser, is FDA-approved, but not yet widely available in the United States. It's one of the hottest topics this week at the 115th Annual Meeting of the...

2011-09-06 09:00:00

Worldwide, cataract surgeriesâ”arguably the safest, most frequently performed, and most effective surgeries performedâ”are expected to number 19 million in 2011, and this number will grow briskly, at more than three times the rate of population growth, as populations age and access to more advanced health care increases in rapidly emerging markets and other developing nations. Market Scope has announced the availability of its full suite of six 2011...

2011-08-16 06:45:00

Cataract Diagnoses Expected to Rise by 2017 Across Europe VANCOUVER, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new report by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device and pharmaceutical market research, the European diagnostic and interventional ophthalmic device market is expected to reach over $1 billion by 2017. Growth in this market will be fueled by increases in cataract, glaucoma and refractive surgeries, particularly in Germany,...

2011-03-28 10:30:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) announced today that it has introduced a Micro-Implantation Cataract Suite designed to help improve cataract procedure outcomes and safety. The Micro-Implantation Cataract Suite, featured at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium and Congress in San Diego, enables the surgeon to perform an entire micro-surgical procedure, which can reduce surgically induced astigmatism, provide a safer...

2010-11-17 21:55:12

Results published in Science Translational Medicine Global ophthalmic device company OptiMedica Corp. has announced that results from a clinical study of its Catalys Precision Laser System were published in the peer-reviewed journal Science Translational Medicine ("Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery with Integrated Optical Coherence Tomography," Volume 2, Issue 58, November 17, 2010). The data showed that, when compared to manual techniques, the Catalys Precision Laser System helped...

2009-11-09 14:53:19

As many as 10 million people around the world suffer from cataracts. Thomas Kohnen of the Goethe University in Frankfurt and his coauthors discuss cataract surgery with the implantation of an artificial lens in the current issue of Deutsches Óžrzteblatt International (Dtsch Arztebl Int 2009; 106[43]: 695). Blindness is usually due to opacification of the lens. In Germany alone, more than 600,000 cataract operations are performed each year. Cataracts can be either...


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