Ophthalmology
Jul 05, 2016
The Alphabet subsidiary is partnering with a UK hospital to test whether its algorithm can help diagnose diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular...
Feb 18, 2016
Novartis's Alcon unit bought a company developing a minimally-invasive glaucoma surgical product that can be implanted during cataract surgery. Arundhati...
Jul 01, 2015
Marie Thibault The Implantable Miniature Telescope implant from VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc. is used in patients with end-stage age-related...
Mar 03, 2015
Jim Dickinson It’s the holy grail—or third rail—of all companies pushing their way through the FDA regulatory process: how to win the...
Jan 14, 2015
Dozens of patients claiming they were permanently injured by LASIK procedures have banded together on the Internet to exchange information and pressure FDA to...
Sep 22, 2014
The global ophthalmic devices market is projected to be worth $48.7 billion in 2020, according to a new report. In 2014, the market is estimated to be worth $...
Aug 11, 2014
  2. Essilor International  Essilor Internaitonal, based in Paris, makes a variety of corrective lenses for eye glasses. In the last five...
Feb 18, 2014
The FDA-cleared ClearPath DS-120 device can diagnose diabetes through eye-test   Diabetes is an expensive disease with one study projecting that...
Jan 29, 2014
               Google has been anxiously pacing the medtech sidelines for some time. Notably, the company dabbled in...
Dec 13, 2013
                  Second Sight Medical Products Second Sight CEO Robert Greenberg received the most memorable...