Ophthalmology

Electronic Contact Lenses Can Now Integrate Micro-Battery to Power Them

Released on May 6, 2019

Having electronics integrated into a contact lens may provide medical capabilities…

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Funding Ophthalmology

San Francisco-based clinical data startup Verana Health expands into neurology

Released on April 17, 2019

Clinical data startup Verana Health has branched out from its initial focus on ophthalmology through a partnership…

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Ophthalmology

Glaukos’ iStent Has Strong Showing in 5-Year Data

Released on April 16, 2019

Results showed standalone implantation of two iStent Trabecular Micro-Bypass Stents in newly diagnosed primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) eyes achieved a 35.3% reduction in mean intraocular pressure (IOP) to 16.5 mmHg after…

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Ophthalmology

Glaukos touts 5-year study of glaucoma stents

Released on April 15, 2019

Glaukos  (NYSE:GKOS) said today that a study of its iStent trabecular micro-bypass stents reduced eye pressure in glaucoma patients…

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Ophthalmology

Novartis completes spinout of Alcon eye biz

Released on April 9, 2019

Novartis (NYSE:NVS) closed the spinout of its Alcon vision care business, setting the stage for…

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Ophthalmology

Presbia delays Flexivue Microlens FDA PMA approval timeline again

Released on April 5, 2019

Presbia (NSDQ:LENS) has delayed the timeline for approval of its Flexivue Microlens…

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Ophthalmology

Study Shows that Using AI in Eye Screenings Could Help Improve Vision Outcomes

Released on April 4, 2019

A new study published in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science suggests that artificial intelligence (AI)…

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FDA Approved Ophthalmology

FDA accepts second application for Ocular Therapeutix’s drug-delivering implant

Released on April 3, 2019

Ocular Therapeutix is positioning its product as a way to …

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Ophthalmology

Sight Sciences

Released on March 27, 2019

Sight Sciences said today that it launched a clinical trial of its Omni eye surgery device in sequential, minimally invasive glaucoma procedures.

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Ophthalmology

VisionCare wins approval for CentraSight implant in Australia

Released on March 22, 2019

VisionCare (Saratoga, Calif.) recently announced that it has received regulatory approval from the Australian Department of Health Therapeutic Goods Administration for its Implantable Miniature Telescope.

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M&A Ophthalmology

Alcon Powers Up Portfolio Ahead of Novartis Split

Released on March 18, 2019

Alcon just paid $285 million to acquire PowerVision and agreed to additional milestone-based payments starting in 2023.

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