The Jakarta, Indonesia, ophthalmic lens manufacturing plant of Vision-Ease Lens (VEL) sustained damage from a major fire in November.
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In an effort to increase patient adherence to therapy and safety, as well as to maximize effectiveness, two eye-health products (Macular Health Formula and Dry Eye Formula, EyeScience) are sold to both eye-care professionals for resale from their offices and through a mass market retailer.
Manus C. Kraff, MD, of Chicago is the 2009 recipient of the American Medical Association (AMA) Benjamin Rush Award for Citizenship and Community Service.
OD-OS has received FDA 510(k) clearance and CE mark approval for its recently released navigated retina laser therapy system (Navilas).
Lumenis Ltd. introduced an ophthalmic laser delivery technology and slit lamp biomicroscope system (InSight) at the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
IRIDEX Corp. launched a dual-port ophthalmic green laser photocoagulator (IQ 532) and a modular multi-wavelength laser photocoagulator at the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Topcon Medical Systems Inc. introduced a new image management and sharing software suite (EyeRoute) at the recent American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting.
A major gift from an Omaha, NE, ophthalmologist will help fund construction of an eye institute at the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC).
Ellex Medical Lasers Ltd. unveiled the latest version of its diagnostic ultrasound system (Eye Cubed) at the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
The U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware has ruled in favor of Allergan Inc. in its patent infringement lawsuit against two sets of defendants seeking to market purported generic versions of the company?s formulations of brimonidine tartrate 0.1% and 0.15% (Alphagan P) for ocular hypertension and glaucoma. Specifically, the court ruled that Allergan's five patents related to the ophthalmic solutions are valid and enforceable.