FDA Neuro Ophthalmology

FDA grants breakthrough status to eye-tracking Parkinson’s test

Released on December 4, 2019

Dive Brief: Bethesda, Maryland-based eye-tracking technology developer RightEye received FDA’s breakthrough device for its test for Parkinson’s disease, the company said Tuesday. […]

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FDA Neuro Ophthalmology

RightEye Has “Breakthrough” in Its Vision for Parkinson’s Test

Released on December 3, 2019

There could soon be an eye test to aid in the assessment of Parkinson’s disease. FDA has recently granted breakthrough device […]

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Ophthalmology Public Offering

Precision Optics announces offering of 760,000 shares

Released on December 3, 2019

Precision Optics (OTCQB:PEYE) has stockholders selling 760,000 shares of its common stock, but the company is not selling any securities itself in […]

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Ophthalmology

Vivior and SwissLens establish collaboration for the development of personalized contact lenses

Released on December 3, 2019

ZURICH–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Both Swiss companies agreed to collaborate in the field of personalized multifocal soft contact lenses for presbyopia correction. The objective […]

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M&A Ophthalmology

Glaukos completes Avedro buy

Released on November 21, 2019

Glaukos (NYSE:GKOS) today said it completed its acquisition of Avedro for an undisclosed amount. Avedro develops single-use drug formulations that are designed […]

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FDA Cleared Ophthalmology

MiSight Contacts FDA Cleared to Slow Myopia in Kids

Released on November 20, 2019

Myopia is a very common condition in children, often progressing rapidly and triggering earlier onset of other eye conditions, such as […]

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FDA Approved Ophthalmology

FDA Approves First Contact Lens to Slow the Progression of Nearsightedness in Kids

Released on November 18, 2019

Children with nearsightedness (myopia) may now benefit from the first contact lens approved by FDA for slowing the progression of the […]

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Imaging Ophthalmology

Optical Coherence Tomography Finally Used to Measure Cartilage Health

Released on November 18, 2019

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an imaging modality that provides a micron-level look at the tissues being examined. It is used […]

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Biotech Ophthalmology

Eyevensys Non-Viral Gene Therapy for Ocular Diseases: Interview with Patricia Zilliox, CEO of Eyevensys

Released on November 12, 2019

Eyevensys, a clinical-stage biotechnology company based in France, has developed a method to perform non-viral gene therapy in the eye, with […]

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Ophthalmology

Ocular Therapeutix dips on Q3 losses

Released on November 12, 2019

Ocular Therapeutix (NSDQ:OCUL) shares fell today on third-quarter results that narrowly topped the consensus forecast despite a bottom-line dip. The Bedford, Mass.–based […]

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MedTech Neuro Ophthalmology

In latest delay, time extended for experts to apply for MDR, IVDR panels

Released on November 8, 2019

Dive Brief: The European Commission said Thursday it is extending the deadline for experts to apply to serve on its medical […]

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Drug-delivery Ophthalmology

Regenxbio pulls trigger on option to license Clearside Biomedical’s SCS Microinjector

Released on October 31, 2019

Clearside Biomedical (NSDQ:CLSD) said yesterday that Regenxbio (NSDQ:RGNX) exercised its option to license Clearside’s in-office SCS Microinjector for delivering adeno-associated virus (AAV)-based therapeutics […]

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