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Pfizer to acquire Wyeth for $68 billion in cash, stock

Pfizer will acquire Wyeth in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at $50.19 per share, or a total of about $68 billion, as of the Jan. 26 announcement of the planned merger. The companies expect the transaction to close toward the end of this year.

Ophthalmology Times Resident Writer's Awards go to three residents

Jonathan Etter, MD, of the Duke Eye Center, Duke University, Durham, NC, won first place honors in the sixth annual Ophthalmology Times Resident Writer's Award program.

Ophthalmology 'powerfully positioned' to change state of health-care system

Ophthalmologists are "powerfully positioned" to lead the effort to improve benefits and outcomes while diminishing costs associated with the health care system, said Institute of Medicine President Harvey V. Fineberg, MD, PhD, in his keynote address at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.

Dr. Williams named American Society of Retina Specialists president

December 01, 2008

David F. Williams, MD, MBA, has been named president of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS).

Ophthalmologists lauded at the American Society of Retina Specialists meeting

December 01, 2008

Neil M. Bressler, MD, Susan B. Bressler, MD, Alexander J. "Sandy" Brucker, MD, and Stanley Chang, MD, were honored for their work in the subspecialty of retina Oct. 12 at the annual meeting of the American Society of Retina Specialists (ASRS).

SLT, ALT comparable in ability to lower IOP, research finds

January 15, 2008

Selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) is comparable with argon laser trabeculoplasty (ALT) in its ability to lower IOP in patients with open-angle glaucoma, according to 5-year results of a randomized, controlled trial from the University of Ottawa reported at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.