Refractive Laser SuiteTuesday, November 24, 2020
Bausch + Lomb has announced its first fully integrated refractive laser eye surgery suite
Positive Oxford Vaccine Trial ResultsMonday, November 23, 2020
AstraZeneca have announced that positive high-level results from an interim analysis of clinical trials of AZD1222 in the UK and Brazil showed the vaccine was highly effective in preventing COVID-19
Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine promisingSunday, November 15, 2020
A Covid-19 vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech has been found to be more than 90 per cent effective.
New Zeiss solutionsMonday, November 2, 2020
At the 38th Congress of the ESCRS in Amsterdam, Carl Zeiss Meditec (Jena, Germany) officially launched the IOLMaster 700 with Central Topography (CT)
Chandelier solutionMonday, November 2, 2020
Oertli has announced the release of two trocar-based chandelier solutions that also offer a one-step access for an easy and quick connection.
AbbVie acquires AllerganMonday, November 2, 2020
On 8 May, 2020, AbbVie (North Chicago, Illinois, USA), a research-based global biopharmaceutical company, announced completion of its acquisition of Allergan plc.
IOL’S EXTENDED DIOPTRE RANGEThursday, October 1, 2020
AcuFocus, Inc. has announced that the IC-8 small aperture intraocular lens (IOL) power range now extends from +10.0D to +30.0D (0.50D steps). “Having the IC-8 IOL in my practice has provided an exceptional option for my patients who are looking for spectacle independence,” says Professor Sathish Srinivasan, cataract and refractive surgery specialist at University Hospital […]
CE ApprovalThursday, October 1, 2020
SCHWIND eye-tech-solutions has received CE approval for the SCHWIND ATOS femtosecond laser. According to Schwind this enables refractive surgeons to offer their patients SmartSight, the latest generation of lenticular extraction developed by SCHWIND, as a treatment option. The refractive correction is performed entirely with SCHWIND ATOS. Featuring intelligent eye tracking with pupil recognition and cyclotorsion […]
REDUCED GAS EMISSIONSThursday, October 1, 2020
Rayner has announced that changes to their manufacturing and packaging procedures will reduce CO2 greenhouse gas emissions by more than 800 tonnes over the next five years. The reduced emissions are the result of three dedicated projects: Revising manufacture of the RayOne Hydrophobic IOL so that 26,200 litres of Isopropyl alcohol (IPA) will now be […]
Santen Vision 2030Thursday, October 1, 2020
MicroShunt pending FDA approval exemplifies new focus on unmet patient need