Ophthalmology

New World Medical Launches Implant to Treat Moderate and Severe Glaucoma

Released on August 23, 2019

The Ahmed ClearPath device, named after the Rancho Cucamonga, CA-based company’s founder Dr. A. Mateen Ahmed, helps drain intraocular pressure…

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Neuro Ophthalmology

Optic Nerve Stimulation Device Could Provide Visual Aid for Blind People

Released on August 21, 2019

Researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland have developed a new type of intraneural electrode to bypass the eyeball and send messages directly to…

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Ophthalmology Wearables

Alcon to launch new water-containing hydrogel contact lenses in the U.S.

Released on August 19, 2019

Alcon has announced plans to launch its daily disposable contact lens in the U.S. made from a new material…

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Funding Ophthalmology

LumiThera raises cash for medical device that uses light to fight vision loss

Released on August 19, 2019

Medical device startup LumiThera raised $1.15 million as part of a new fundraising round, according to a new SEC filing…

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M&A Ophthalmology

Glaukos and Avedro Announce Definitive Acquisition Agreement

Released on August 9, 2019

Glaukos Corporation (NYSE: GKOS), an ophthalmic medical technology and pharmaceutical company focused on novel therapies for the treatment of glaucoma…

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Ophthalmology Public Offering

Second Sight beat The Street in Q2 despite $8.44m loss

Released on August 8, 2019

Second Sight Medical posted second-quarter results yesterday that beat both the sales and earnings forecasts on Wall Street as it …

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Ophthalmology

System Corrects for Chromatic Aberration to Improve Imaging of Eye

Released on August 2, 2019

Individual and unique aberrations of every eye make it challenging to study how people perceive the world, but also create an impediment to imaging…

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Ophthalmology

Smart Contact Lens Zooms On Demand

Released on July 31, 2019

Researchers at the University of California San Diego and the Harbin Institute of Technology in China have now developed a biomimetic soft contact lens that can be made to…

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Digital Health Ophthalmology

Hillrom debuts new handheld telehealth eye camera for diabetic retinopathy screening

Released on July 29, 2019

Hillrom has launched an upgraded version of its handheld retinal camera under its Welch Allyn subsidiary, designed to spot the signs of diabetic retinopathy during a routine doctor’s office visit with…

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Ophthalmology

Ocular Therapeutix’s ophthalmic device gains Medicare coverage early

Released on July 26, 2019

Ocular Therapeutix (NSDQ:OCUL) said today that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has assigned a specific and permanent reimbursement J-code for its…

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Biotech M&A Ophthalmology

Glaukos licenses eye drug-delivery tech from Intratus

Released on July 23, 2019

Glaukos (NYSE:GKOS) said today that it inked a licensing deal with Intratus for that company’s transdermal drug delivery platform for treating…

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M&A Ophthalmology

Clerio Vision Acquires Manufacturer of Extreme H2O Contact Lenses

Released on July 15, 2019

Clerio Vision, Inc., a developer of laser-based vision correction solutions, announced today that it has acquired Hydrogel Vision Corporation (HVC)…

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