December 30th 2022
Researchers are looking for improved detection of disease in patients.
December 19th 2022
Runa Capital-led funding will help scale the AI-powered eye pathology detection solution.
December 2nd 2022
Discovery CORE and its AI models have been designed to accelerate data analysis and help clinical and academic researchers collaborate more efficiently in real time with their peers on medical and imaging datasets.
November 27th 2022
Patients surveyed say the handheld tool proved to be comfortable and easy to use.
November 23rd 2022
The SBL-3 ClearView clinical study, an FDA investigational device exemption clinical trial conducted at 18 sites across the US, is a prospective, subject-masked, randomized, two-arm study.
NeoLight launches ROP risk management software ROPCheck.com for pediatric ophthalmology space
According to the company, ROP Check builds upon its pediatric retina screening portfolio, adding digital management (schedule, document, bill, and transfer) for treating patients with retinopathy of prematurity.
AEYE Health gains FDA clearance to screen diabetics to head off blindness
The screening of diabetics for retinopathy has recently become reimbursable in the US, the company noted in its news release, and the approval comes after positive Phase 3 clinical trial earlier this year.
Company launches the NT-1p non-contact tono/pachymeter
By placing the chin on the chinrest, Nidek’s NT-1p automatically detects the position of the eyes and begins measurement without pressing any buttons.
Miniaturized pump laser modules for more cost-effective laser systems in ophthalmology
Ferdinand-Braun-Institute in Berlin, Germany is developing a solution with its semiconductor-based laser sources.
Altris unveils artificial intelligence platform for automated OCT scans analysis
The company's AI cloud-based platform is available via a browser to any eye care professional in the world. The artificial intelligence algorithm was trained on millions of graphically labeled OCT scans collected from ophthalmic clinics.
App brings virtual eye care to Bangladesh
The EyeBuddy app will bring telehealth to eye doctors in the coming months, connecting patients across Bangladesh with ophthalmologists at a major eye-care hospital.
Centricity Vision’s new ZEPTO Plus handpiece gives surgeons a choice in capsulotomy size
CEO Rob Thornhill discusses the features of the device, as well as plans for a new technology called ZEPTOLINK which combines the company’s novel ZEPTO technology with any phaco device.
Surgeon offers pearls for the EVO Visian ICL
According to Mark Packer, MD, FACS, observations include key data points and clinical implications.
New IOLs for keratoconus and other aberrated corneas
Anterior segment surgeon expands on the use of the XtraFocus pinhole implant.
FDA clears online visual acuity test
The FDA describes the test as a web-based, self-guided software application that consumers can access using a touchscreen mobile device and internet-connected computer.
Study: Eyenuk artificial intelligence detects diabetic retinopathy with more sensitivity than dilated exams
Academic leaders will review their experience with the technology during a symposium at the American Academy of Ophthalmology annual meeting, being held at McCormick Place in Chicago.
Dark adaptation for vision diagnostic platform unveiled
Heru debuts dark adaptation, the newest modality added to its wearable health and wellness platform’s vision screening line-up.
Zeiss highlighting digital solutions during Innovation Week
According to the company, the fully connected environment, digital technologies and artificial intelligence tools enable optimization of patient care.
Presbyopia-correcting IOL receives high marks
The IOL has a hybrid design that combines the benefits of central extended depth-of-focus technology and multifocal technology that provides a continuous range of high-quality vision ranging from distance and intermediate and near vision to about 12 to 14 inches.
New goniotomy device goes bladeless
Sight Sciences Inc. is taking the wraps off Sion, a manually operated device used in ophthalmic surgical procedures to excise trabecular meshwork.
Seeing is believing … and hearing
Investigators discuss the evolution of innovative technology for the hearing impaired and how vision can play a role.
Shape-changing IOL for presbyopia offers long-term stable vision
The Grail study finds the device can offer positive outcomes for patients.
FDA approves the AcuFocus IC-8 small aperture IOL for cataract surgery
Results from the U.S. pivotal trial showed Apthera IOL subjects achieved statistically superior uncorrected intermediate and near vision, and equivalent distance vision and contrast sensitivity compared to control subjects.
Investigators develop flexible method for shaping laser beams to extend depth-of-focus for OCT imaging
Expanding the focus of UVC light as an infection prevention tool
The threshold limit value is increased for virus and bacterial eradication.
Bausch + Lomb unveils updates for vision enhancement system
The first in a series of upgrades to Stellaris Elite incudes maximum vacuum increase and trocar/cannula system removeable valve cap enhancement.
Study: Patients prefer port delivery of ranibizumab
According to investigators, patients with age-related macular degeneration like the port delivery system for ranibizumab because it requires fewer treatments and there is less discomfort.
Extended depth-of-field lenses: Understanding a new player in cataract surgery
New lens types offer independence from glasses to the patient post surgery.
MUSC dedicated surgical eye center helps manage complex cataract cases
Having a comprehensive team of ophthalmic specialists in place means patients could have multiple issues treated in a single procedure that might require two surgeries otherwise.
Study: Artificial intelligence screenings improve eye care access in sub-Saharan Africa
The research from eye care nonprofit Orbis International focuses on diabetic retinopathy in Rwanda, where associated vision complications from diabetes are growing.
Lensar’s adaptive cataract treatment system receives FDA clearance
The systems could be in the hands of surgeons in the third quarter through a targeted initial launch, according to the company.
iSTAR Medical unveils positive results for MINIject across trio of international glaucoma trials
According to the company, no safety concerns with corneal endothelial health reported across all 3 trials, and the device delivered consistent results up to two-year follow-up in patients across Central and South America, Asia and Europe.
Augmented reality offers enhanced visualization and improved ergonomics
Physicians can use navigational tools to attain a much more immersive perspective.
Photogonioscopy: High interobserver agreement among glaucoma specialists
Automated 360-degree goniophotography seems to have simplified screening and diagnosis of glaucoma.
Effect of drusen and atrophy in dry AMD on automated segmentation in OCT images
Alterations of the outer retinal layers from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can interfere with the automated segmentation of the individual retinal layer thicknesses when using macular optical coherence tomography (OCT).
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