Imaging Ophthalmology

IBM Watson pulls the plug on Merge Eye, Topcon to take over

Released on October 16, 2019

Topcon Healthcare Solutions said today that it is partnering with IBM Watson Health Imaging to support a transition plan for the Merge Eye imaging […]

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Funding Ophthalmology

Myra Medical raises $3m seed round, lures ex-MVRx chief Chang as new CEO

Released on October 11, 2019

Newly formed Shifamed spinout Myra Medical said today that it closed a seed financing round worth $3.2 million and announced the appointment of Robert Chang […]

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Biotech Ophthalmology

OcuMedic, Gelest ink drug-delivering contact lens deal

Released on October 10, 2019

OcuMedic said today that it entered into an exclusive supply agreement and picked up a strategic investment from Gelest for its proprietary drug-eluting soft […]

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Ophthalmology

Vivior’s solution is ready for the US market

Released on October 8, 2019

Zurich, 4 October 2019 – Vivior’s solution for measuring vision needs and supporting eye care professionals in selecting the optimal vision […]

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Digital Health Ophthalmology

Free App Scans Everyday Photos of Kids for Signs of Disease

Released on October 4, 2019

Leukocoria, also known as white puppilary reflex, is a symptom of a number of diseases, including retinoblastoma, Coats’ disease, and congenital […]

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FDA Imaging Ophthalmology

NESTcc, ophthalmic imaging first up in FDA medical device ‘collaborative communities’

Released on September 23, 2019

Dive Brief: FDA Thursday launched the first two so-called collaborative communities, which aim to bring together a wide range of private […]

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FDA Imaging Ophthalmology

FDA joins ‘collaborative communities’

Released on September 23, 2019

The FDA said yesterday that it will be participating in two “collaborative communities,” joining the National Evaluation System for Health Technology Coordinating Center […]

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Digital Health Ophthalmology

Vivior launches its first product, the Visual Monitor, at the meeting of the ESCRS (European Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery)

Released on September 10, 2019

Zurich, 10 September 2019 – Vivior’s first product, the Vivior Monitor, offers an innovative service for all customers and patients that […]

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Funding Ophthalmology

iStar announces $44.2m Series C funding

Released on September 6, 2019

iStar Medical said today that it completed a Series C financing round worth more than $44 million. Wavre, Belgium-based iStar plans to […]

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Funding Ophthalmology

Sight Sciences raises $31m in Series D funding

Released on September 5, 2019

Sight Sciences said today that it closed a Series D funding round of more than $30 million. The financing, led by KCK […]

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Ophthalmology

Study Shows MIGS Makes up Nearly Half of Glaucoma Surgical Device Revenue

Released on August 29, 2019

Micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) stents are quickly becoming the norm. A new study from Market Scope titled “2019 Glaucoma Surgical Device […]

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Funding Ophthalmology

Sight Sciences adds $31m

Released on August 27, 2019

Sight Sciences pulled in an equity round worth nearly $31 million for the ophthalmological devices it’s developing…

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