Industry newsSaturday, May 1, 2021
FDA Clearance The new OCULUS Pentacam® AXL Wave has received the 510(k) clearance of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). “The Pentacam® AXL Wave represents the continued development of the successful and time-proven Pentacam® portfolio,” said an Oculus spokeswoman. “The established functions of anterior segment tomography and optical biometry have been complemented by retroillumination […]
PRESBYOPIA CORRECTING IOLThursday, April 1, 2021
AcuFocus has submitted a Premarket Approval (PMA) application to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)for its IC-8 small aperture IOL. “The IC-8 IOL is a first-of-its-kind presbyopia-correcting lens that is designed to deliver seamless visual acuity from near to far without the ‘blurry zones’ found in traditional lens designs,” said Magda Michna, PhD, Chief Global […]
Premium cataract IOLThursday, April 1, 2021
OPHTEC has integrated a laser marking technology in the production process of its Premium Cataract IOLs. A micro ID matrix code is imprinted in the IOL’s loop junctions by this laser. Using this code, special scanners can identify the IOL during the manufacturing process and enable fast and secure production of 2,000 different optical characteristics […]
New prophylactic treatmentThursday, April 1, 2021
Santen has announced the launch of Ducressa, a fixed-dose combination (FDC) of levofloxacin/ dexamethasone eye drops solution that is indicated for the prevention and treatment of inflammation, and the prevention of infection associated with cataract surgery in adults. “With the launch of this new FDC, many ophthalmologists now have a new approach in their practice […]
New clinical directorMonday, March 1, 2021
Heidelberg Engineering has announced that Mr Steve Thomson has joined the company as Clinical Director to further strengthen the company’s Anterior Segment product development team
Successful artificial corneal implantMonday, March 1, 2021
Cornea Vision has announced that the CorNeat KPro has been successfully implanted in a human.
Marketing authorisationMonday, March 1, 2021
Aerie Pharmaceuticals has announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted a marketing authorisation for Roclanda
Green laser systemMonday, February 1, 2021
Norlase has been granted the European CE Mark for the LION™ green laser system
Denoising softwareMonday, February 1, 2021
NIDEK has announced the launch of the B-scan Denoising Software for the NIDEK OCT series.
New surgical experienceMonday, February 1, 2021
VSY Biotechnology GmbH has launched Protectalon Duo.