Neuro Ophthalmology

BREAKING: Second Sight Medical laying off most of its workers, winding down

Released on March 31, 2020

Second Sight Medical (NSDQ:EYES) announced today that it will wind down its operations amid the financial shock of the coronavirus pandemic. The […]

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MedTech Ophthalmology

Microfluidic Device Simulates Blinking to Study Eye Drugs

Released on March 26, 2020

Drugs that are used to treat conditions of the eyes, or ones that simply use the eyes as a route into […]

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Alcon launches Vivity intraocular lens in Europe

Released on March 12, 2020

Alcon (NYSE:ALC) today said it launched its Vivity intraocular lens in Europe. The Vivity lens is a non-diffractive lens that reduces a […]

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Ophthalmology Pediatrics Surgery

Sight Sciences Announces Publication of First-Ever Multicenter MIGS study in Childhood Glaucoma

Released on March 10, 2020

Results of independent clinical study of OMNI® predecessor system conducted by leading U.S. pediatric glaucoma specialists published in American Journal of […]

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AI Ophthalmology Orthopedic

AI clinical documentation player Nuance preps for nationwide expansion

Released on February 25, 2020

Dive Brief: Medical speech recognition company Nuance Communications said Monday it plans sell its AI-based speech-to-text system automating physician note taking […]

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AI Diagnostics Ophthalmology

New startup uses fine retinal movements as a window into brain health

Released on February 14, 2020

By measuring the minuscule motions of the human eye—and tracking the movements of the retina on a cellular level—a startup hopes […]

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Ophthalmology Robotics Surgery

Procept Biorobotics taps industry veteran as new CEO

Released on February 10, 2020

Procept BioRobotics recently announced that Reza Zadno, former CEO of ophthalmology tech company Avedro, has taken over the corner office at Procept. […]

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Digital Health Ophthalmology

Verily Has Its Eye on New Joint Venture with Santen

Released on February 6, 2020

Verily Life Science’s latest joint venture has the Alphabet company working with Santen Pharmaceuticals to develop digital ophthalmology technology. The joint […]

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Healthcare Ophthalmology

Loden Vision Centers Appoints Veteran Healthcare Leader as Chief Executive Officer

Released on January 21, 2020

Loden Vision Centers, a leading comprehensive ophthalmology company with 5 locations across the greater Nashville and surrounding areas, today announced the appointment of […]

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Mojo Vision is putting an augmented reality screen on a contact lens

Released on January 16, 2020

Mojo Vision is revealing a smart contact lens with a tiny built-in display that lets you view augmented reality images on […]

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Ophthalmology Surgery

Pixium Vision announces successful implantation of first patient in the US with the Prima System

Released on January 14, 2020

Implanted in patient suffering from dry form of Age-related Macular Degeneration (dry-AMD) First use of proprietary implantation device specifically developed for […]

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Funding Ophthalmology

LumiThera closes second Series C financing round

Released on January 14, 2020

LumiThera announced today that it closed the second tranche of its Series C financing round with more than $10 million raised. The […]

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