Two prominent cornea specialists have been appointed chairmen of ophthalmology departments in Miami and New York City.
Jennifer A. Webb
Tamsulosin-intraoperative floppy iris syndrome link is urged to be considered by primary care physicians
A recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association, an editorial in American Family Physician, articles in the general media outlets, and an updated patient advisory statement from the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology aim to further education primary care physicians and patients about the association between a patient's use of tamsulosin and complications or difficulty during cataract surgery.
Besifloxacin ophthalmic suspension 0.6% (Besivance, Bausch & Lomb) is a new topical ophthalmic antibacterial indicated for the treatment of bacterial conjunctivitis and administered via sterile ophthalmic drops.
When Kevin Buehler takes the reins as chief executive officer of Alcon Inc. after the March 31 retirement of Cary Rayment, one of his goals will be to increase the pace of innovation at the company, to drive growth, he tells Ophthalmology Times in an exclusive interview.
Advanced Medical Optics Inc., the Allergan spin-off that went on to become one of the leading publicly traded companies in ophthalmology, will become part of Abbott Laboratories Inc. in a $2.8 billion deal expected to close before the end of the first quarter.
Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) voluntarily recalled a single lot of its ophthalmic viscosurgical device ([OVD] Healon D) after physicians noticed inflammation at some patients' 1-day postoperative visit.
Today, 150 years later, what has come to be known as the University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary continues to strive for excellence in medical education, care and treatment of patients, and cutting-edge research.
Fort Worth, TX—The presence of mold in multiple bottles of Systane Free Liquid Gel has forced Alcon Laboratories Inc. to issue a voluntary recall of the product.
Las Vegas—Ophthalmologists who dispense eyewear are gearing up for the biggest program in the history of the American Association of Dispensing Ophthalmologists' meetings.
Des Plaines, IL—Physicians treating advanced keratoconus may find a new standard of care now that the FDA has approved a Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) for micro-thin prescription inserts (Intacs).