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Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. to Host Conference Call Announcing Second Quarter of 2009 Earnings Results

... products and technology to the spectacle lens market. Utilizing its proprietary technology, the ... technology to provide design services to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty ... combine several optical strengths into a single lens to provide a gradual and seamless transition from ...

STAAR Surgical Generates Cash From Operations During Second Quarter

... application for the Toric Implantable Collamer lens (TICL(TM)) for Myopic/Astigmatic patients. ... weeks. Recent Intraocular lens (IOL) Highlights Global IOL sales ... and include the Visian ICL, a tiny, flexible lens implanted to correct refractive errors, as well ...

Beta-Blockers Tied to Higher Cataract Risk

... cataract, a condition in which clouding of the lens of the eye reduces vision. The association ... Budenz said. "Living cells in the eye lens do not have blood," he said. "Oxygen is delivered ... so reduce delivery of oxygen to the lens, so the lens ages prematurely. This article seems to find ...

A Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens

... adjustable rates. They describe their prototype lens in the July issue of Investigative Ophthalmology ... of Technology (MIT) created a two-layer contact lens with an inner drug-bearing biodegradable polymer ... daily eye drops. They have begun to test the lens in animals and plan to begin human testing as ...

Tips from the journals of the American Society for Microbiology

... Amoeba May be Resistant to Multiple Contact lens Solutions A new study suggests that some contact lens solutions do not properly disinfect against ... in the United States are attributed to contact lens wear, with some specific risk factors being ...

Review of STAAR's Application for the Visian(R) Toric Implantable Collamer(R) Lens by FDA to Resume

... application for the Toric Implantable Collamer lens (TICL(TM)) for Myopic/Astigmatic patients. This ... and include the Visian ICL, a tiny, flexible lens implanted to correct refractive errors, as well ... name for STAAR's proprietary collagen copolymer lens material. More information is available at ...

Review of STAAR's Application for the Visian(R) Toric Implantable Collamer(R) Lens by FDA to Resume

... application for the Toric Implantable Collamer lens (TICL(TM)) for Myopic/Astigmatic patients. This ... and include the Visian ICL, a tiny, flexible lens implanted to correct refractive errors, as well ... name for STAAR's proprietary collagen copolymer lens material. More information is available at ...

SynergEyes, Inc. Launches New Hybrid Lens Design for Keratoconus Patients

... -- SynergEyes, Inc., the high Dk hybrid contact lens manufacturer, recently introduced a new advanced lens design for keratoconus patients. ClearKone(TM) is a revolutionary contact lens that takes advantage of the best features of the ...

New Option for Correcting Nearsightedness

... Collagen-like lens promising for those unable to get LASIK, ... were within 0.5 diopter (unit of measuring lens power) of the targeted correction and 52 eyes (93 ... perod, they said. They concluded that these lens implants "may be a good alternative for the ...

K-State scientist receives grant from National Institutes of Health to research cataracts

... surgery to remove and replace the cloudy eye lens is the only recommended method for restoring ... study the changes of protein interactions in the lens of the eye, which are believed to trigger ... interaction of proteins is normal and allows the lens to retain its transparency and ability to focus ...

Bausch & Lomb Receives Approval of Crystalens HD in Quarter Diopter Steps

... The Crystalens accommodating intraocular lens (IOL) was first approved by the FDA in November ... generation of the only FDA approved accommodating lens and is the number one selling presbyopic channel lens in the U.S. The surface of the ...

Can a Contact Lens Cure Nearsightedness? Five-Year Clinical Study Testing Corneal Reshaping Therapy as Possible Method to Arrest Myopia

... with Boston Equalens II gas permeable contact lens polymer in a reverse geometry/corneal reshaping lens design. The control group subjects are fitted ... wear basis. "The net effect of this contact lens fitting philosophy is to change the cornea shape ...

Bausch & Lomb Vision Care Strengthens Its Commitment to ReNu(R) Brand and the Eye Care Community

... Portfolio Repositioning Introduces ReNu(R) Fresh lens Comfort(TM) and ReNu(R) Sensitive Eyes(R) to Meet ... a renewed focus on its ReNu (R) brand of lens care solutions through a U.S. consumer need-based ... practitioners and consumers to ReNu (R) Fresh lens Comfort (TM) and ReNu (R) Sensitive Eyes (R). ...

Bausch & Lomb Kicks Off U.S. Consumer Online Marketing Campaign for SofLens(R) Daily Disposable Contact Lenses

... published in the January 2009 issue of Contact lens Spectrum , daily disposables account for only 10-13% of lens fits in the United States." In order to ... & Lomb's rebate program and yearly savings on lens cleaning solutions, SofLens daily disposables ...

Girls' Overall Self-Worth Improves With Contact Lens Wear, Study Shows

... demonstrates the value-added benefits of contact lens wear beyond vision correction. "Girls ... was not significantly different between contact lens wearers and spectacle wearers except among girls ... to look beyond the visual benefits of contact lens wear when choosing the most appropriate vision ...

Richard A. Meier Appointed to STAAR Surgical Board of Directors

... is a leader in the evolving refractive phakic lens market and has been consistently improving its ... and include the Visian ICL, a tiny, flexible lens implanted to correct refractive errors, as well ... name for STAAR's proprietary collagen copolymer lens material. More information is available at ...

STAAR Surgical Receives Japanese Clearance for the KS-Ni Preloaded IOL Injector System

... of the KS-Ni Preloaded Silicone Intraocular lens (IOL) injector system by Japanese regulatory ... products include the Visian ICL, a tiny, flexible lens implanted to correct refractive errors, as well ... name for STAAR's proprietary collagen copolymer lens material. More information is available at ...

Schneider Introduces APO-Xenoplan 2.0/24mm Lens, Specially Designed for Kodak 4 MP Sensors Having Microlenses

... The new Schneider APO-Xenonplan 2.0/24mm lens is optimized for cameras with sensors sizes up to ... 24mm lens. This is the third new machine vision lens Schneider has introduced in 2009. The new APO-Xenoplan 2.0/24 lens enables engineers and designers to achieve ...

New Study Shows Many U.S. Contact Lens Wearers Do Not Comply With Recommended Replacement Schedules

... In study, contact lens wearers who replace contact lenses on schedule ... replacement of contact lenses among U.S. contact lens wearers. In a study of 1,654 contact lens wearers, 59 percent of two-week replacement ...

Eye Related Symptoms Bring More Than Tears to Allergy Sufferers, New Survey Reveals

... for people with asthma and allergies. "Contact lens wearers say they feel less attractive when ... One-third (33%) identified themselves as contact lens wearers, while 12 percent admit to having dropped ... of allergies. The majority of contact lens wearing respondents report that they replace ...

Ophthonix Completes Series AA Financing at $25.9 Million

... (R) Aberrometer and iZon (R) High-Resolution lens throughout the U.S. "We are very excited by ... expenses," Osbaldeston continued. The iZon lens design is based on a patient's optical ... Z-View Aberrometer. As a result, the iZon lens can address the symptoms associated with the ...

UH optometrists make custom contact lenses for long-underserved patients

... "One of the issues with getting a contact lens out of a clinic is you that have to work within ... the graded steps that you can put in the lens are finite, meaning that you cannot put whatever ... "The major problem with the rigid gas-permeable lens is the patient often has to pick the portion of ...

VISTAKON(R) Launches ACUVUE(R) DIRECT(TM)

... a new program designed to help contact lens wearers experience the most convenient and ... times. ACUVUE(R) DIRECT(TM) lets contact lens wearers spread the financial commitment out over ... home. Each shipment includes a fresh contact lens case (only included in two ...

Think Eye Protection This Season and All Year-Round

... eyes. Photochromic lenses are an ideal everyday lens choice that is clear indoors and at night and ... lenses that are available in a wide range of lens designs and materials, including ... successfully commercialize a plastic photochromic lens in 1990, today the company is a leading provider ...

New 'Healthy Eyes for Peak Performance' Brochure Offers Parents and Caregivers Advice, Insight on the Role of Vision in Children's Performance

... body of research about the benefits of contact lens use beyond vision correction alone. "Studies ... allowing children to choose the option of contact lens wear when vision correction is required. ... will work with parents to choose which contact lens option is the best fit for that child," he adds. ...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Announces Receipt of Notice from Nasdaq of Failure to Satisfy Continued Listing Requirements

... products and technology to the ophthalmic lens market, today announced that the Company received ... products and technology to the spectacle lens market. Utilizing its proprietary technology, the ... technology to provide design services to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty ...

Dr. Tanaka Appointed as Honorary Consul-General by Republic of Singapore

... Co., Ltd. and president of the Japan Contact lens Association, was appointed as Singapore's ... in 1951, is Japan's first and largest contact lens manufacturer, and is represented in more than 30 ... businesses, including material development, lens design, and manufacturing of contact lenses and ...

VISTAKON to Introduce ACUVUE(R) OASYS(TM) Brand Contact Lenses for PRESBYOPIA

... First new multifocal contact lens from ACUVUE(R) in 11 years combines unique Stereo ... innovative senofilcon A material to help contact lens wearers stay in contacts longer ... lens, which is the first new multifocal contact lens from the makers of ACUVUE(R) in 11 years, is now ...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. to Host Conference Call Announcing First Quarter of 2009 Earnings Results

... products and technology to the spectacle lens market. Utilizing its proprietary technology, the ... technology to provide design services to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty ... combine several optical strengths into a single lens to provide a gradual and seamless transition from ...

Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert:

... on the Signs and Symptoms of Dry Eye in Contact lens Wearers" (Wednesday, May 06, 2009, 1:45 PM - 3:30 ... poster focuses on a sample subset of 30 contact lens wearers with a history of dry eye. The 30 contact lens patients reported significant improvements in ...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Appoints Amos Netzer as New Chief Executive Officer

... products and technology to the ophthalmic lens market, today announced that it has appointed Mr. ... products and technology to the spectacle lens market. Utilizing its proprietary technology, the ... technology to provide design services to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty ...

A Clear Solution for Healthy Eyes

... which includes a line marker to "clearly" alert lens wearers when their solution is running low. The ... the safest forms of vision correction(1), 98% of lens wearers in Europe are putting their eye health at ... help consumers recognise the benefits of a proper lens care routine, Bausch & Lomb has introduced a ...

Dr. Khanna Supports a Taste of Town in Santa Clarita

... near in each eye. PRELEX replaces the natural lens with a crystal lens HD or presbyopic 3D lens The procedure is performed one eye at a time in ...

New technique that scrambles light may lead to sharper images, wider views

... of light that they can collect through their lens openings, or apertures. In order for a light ray to be recorded, it has to pass through the lens and reach the device's "detector" -- such as the ... nonlinear optical materials. In conventional lens materials such as glass or plastic, rays of light ...

GfK Asia Releases First Ever Malaysian Contact Lens Industry Retail Measurement

... to release its first ever Malaysia contact lens retail measurement for the optical industry today ... they take up about 90% of the contact lens market. Currently the optics market has more than ... accounting for about 80% of the Contact lens sales. "Malaysia optics business is still fairly ...

70% of Contact Lens Cases are Contaminated and Nearly 1 in 4 are Never Replaced - a Serious Problem Eye Doctors Want Fixed, WatchDog Group Reports

... New Contact lens and Case Timer Solves Widespread Problem ST. ... /PRNewswire/ -- There are over 38 million contact lens wearers in the U.S. and children are the fastest growing segment. The contact lens industry is enjoying great success, but there is ...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Announces Receipt of Notice from Nasdaq of Noncompliance with Nasdaq Audit Committee Composition Requirements

... products and technology to the ophthalmic lens market, today announced that the Company received ... products and technology to the spectacle lens market. Utilizing its proprietary technology, the ... technology to provide design services to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty ...

Premium Lens Boot Camp™ Helps Refractive Surgeons Grow Their Premium IOL Practice

... Premium lens Boot Camp™ - a first-of-its-kind training ... surgeons grow their accommodating/multi-focal lens business - has announced that its first boot camp ... Camarillo, CA (PRWEB) April 6, 2009 -- Premium lens Boot Camp™ - a first-of-its-kind training ...

Surgeons to Observe and Discuss Live Eye Surgery Friday Night in San Francisco

... the only FDA approved accommodating Intraocular lens (IOL) in one patient and an Akreos AO (Advanced Optics) lens in another patient. Surgeons will be able to ... A cataract is a clouding on the normally clear lens in your eye. When it forms, the ...

Lack of Awareness of Eye Health Risk Associated with Diabetes Poses Blinding Threat to Millions

... and visual convenience for the wearer. Spectacle lens enhancements, such as photochromic lenses, ... successfully commercialize a plastic photochromic lens in 1990, today the company is a leading provider ... technology in the widest selection of lens designs, materials and brand names. ...
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