Healthcare MedTech Ophthalmology

Topcon launches Aladdin-M

Released on August 28, 2020

Topcon Healthcare announced today that it launched its new Aladdin-M instrument for eye care measurements in the U.S. Aladdin-M is designed to […]

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MedTech Ophthalmology

NIH study shows multifocal contact lenses can slow down childhood nearsightedness

Released on August 18, 2020

According to a clinical study funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), multifocal contact lenses were able to slow down […]

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CE Mark Ophthalmology Wearables

eSight Wins CE Mark for Wearable to Enhance Vision

Released on August 11, 2020

eSight has won CE mark for a wearable assistive technology that can enhance vision for people living with low vision and […]

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M&A MedTech Ophthalmology

CooperVision acquires GP Specialists

Released on August 10, 2020

CooperVision (NYSE:COO) announced that it acquired customized orthokeratology contact lens manufacturer and distributor GP Specialists for an undisclosed amount. San Ramon, Calif.-based […]

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AI Funding Ophthalmology

NovaSight raises $8 million Series A financing to tackle vision disorders worldwide

Released on July 14, 2020

Israel-based startup specialising in AI vision care, NovaSight, has announced that it has finalised its round A financing totalling $8 million. […]

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CE Mark Implantables Ophthalmology

Staar Surgical launches presbyopia correcting lens

Released on July 7, 2020

Staar Surgical (NSDQ:STAA) announced today that it received CE Mark approval for its EVO Viva presbyiopia-correcting implantable Collamer lens (ICL). Lake Forest, […]

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MedTech Ophthalmology

VisionCare names new CEO

Released on July 6, 2020

Visual prosthetic device developer VisionCare announced today that Thomas Ruggia has been appointed as its new CEO, effective today. Saratoga, Calif.-based VisionCare’s previous […]

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AR/VR Imaging Ophthalmology

Ocutrx 8K 3D Eye Surgery Imaging System Unveiled

Released on June 9, 2020

Ocutrx, an augmented reality (AR) start-up based in Irvine, California, is releasing an ophthalmology visualization system designed to make it easier […]

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CE Mark MedTech Ophthalmology

SightGlass Vision nets European approval for eyeglasses to reduce childhood myopia progression

Released on June 3, 2020

SightGlass Vision received a CE mark allowing its first suite of lenses—for eyeglasses specially designed to slow the progression of nearsightedness […]

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Drug-delivery MedTech Ophthalmology

Medtech company granted £225k to develop drug-releasing eye lens

Released on June 2, 2020

A medtech company developing a biodegradable intraocular lens that can release drugs directly into the eye has been awarded just over […]

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Funding Ophthalmology

Atia Vision closes $20m Series D

Released on May 21, 2020

Shifamed spinout and intraocular lens maker Atia Vision announced today that it closed the second tranche of a $20 million Series D financing. Campbell, […]

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Funding Ophthalmology Public Offering

Ocular Therapeutix commences public offering

Released on May 20, 2020

Ocular Therapeutix (NSDQ:OCUL) announced that it commenced an underwritten public offering of an undisclosed amount of its common stock. The Bedford, Mass.-based […]

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