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Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Bepreve(TM) for the Treatment of Ocular Itching Associated with Allergic Conjunctivitis

IRVINE, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ) today announced the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee appointed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended the approval of Bepreve(TM) (bepotastine besilate ophthalmic ...

Bausch & Lomb Receives FDA Approval of Besivance(TM), New Topical Ophthalmic Antibacterial for the Treatment of Bacterial Conjunctivitis ('Pink Eye')

- Besivance Adds to Bausch & Lomb's Expanding Ocular Pharmaceuticals Portfolio and Offers New Therapeutic Option for a Wide Range of Ocular Bacterial Pathogens(1) - MADISON, N.J., May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Bausch & Lomb, a world leader in eye health, today announced that the U.S. Food...

Endure Medical Redefines Ophthalmic Surgical Microscopes

The new Reflex Plus surgical microscope from Endure Medical, Inc. represents a new generation in cutting-edge approach and affordability. (PRWEB) March 20, 2009 -- Endure Medical ( www.enduremed.com ) has created a ophthalmic surgical microscope that delivers the best o...

STAAR Surgical Forms Team of Leading Ophthalmic Surgeons to Study the Use of Collamer(R) Material for Accommodating Intraocular Lenses

MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STAAR Surgical Company (Nasdaq: STAA ) today announced the creation of a team of leading ophthalmic surgeons, CAST (Collamer(R) Accommodating Study Team), to work with the Company in a collaborative effort in evaluating the accommodative proper...

ARVO Foundation and Merck to provide prestigious global ophthalmic research award

Rockville, MD -- The ARVO Foundation for Eye Research (AFER) and Merck & Co., Inc. are pleased to announce a series of awards that honor young scientists throughout the world for their innovative contributions to ophthalmology research. Each award cycle is worth a total of $70,000 in grants. Th...

Prasco to Distribute Generic Forms of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride-Timolol Maleate and Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solutions (Comparable to Merck's COSOPT(R) and TRUSOPT(R) Ophthalmic Solutions)

MASON, Ohio, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Prasco announced today it has begun shipping generic forms of Dorzolamide Hydrochloride-Timolol Maleate and Dorzolamide Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solutions, comparable to Merck's COSOPT(R) and TRUSOPT(R). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/200810...

The danger of blindness after ophthalmic surgery

Ophthalmologists inject gas into the eye mainly during the surgical treatment of retinal hemorrhages or injuries. The purpose of the gas is to help press the detached retina to the wall of the eye. There is a risk of subsequent expansion of the gas bubble during airplane travel, at high altitudes,...

Amneal Pharmaceuticals & Indoco Remedies Finalize Long Term Joint Venture Agreement to Develop and Market Generic Ophthalmic Pharmaceuticals

PATERSON, N.J., Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Amneal Pharmaceuticals, a New Jersey-based developer, manufacturer and distributor of generic pharmaceuticals and Indoco Remedies, an India-based API and finished dosages development and manufacturing company announce the finalization of a joint venture ...

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

...pectacle lens market. Utilizing its proprietary technology, the company develops, designs, manufactures, and markets progressive lenses to sell to the ophthalmic market. In addition, Shamir utilizes its technology to provide design services to optical lens manufacturers under service and royalty agreements. Pro...

Streamline Health Appoints Jon Phillips Chairman of the Board of Directors

...loitte Consulting where he provided strategic consulting services to healthcare providers and other organizations. Mr. Phillips is also a director of ophthalmic Imaging Systems, Inc., a public company. Mr. Phillips received a Masters of Business Administration at the J. L. Kellogg School of Management, Northw...
Ophthalmic in Medical Technology

Icon Bioscience Completes Enrollment in Phase I Study of Novel Ophthalmic Drug Candidate

-Trial to Examine New Therapeutic Platform in Patients with Cystoid Macular Edema- SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Icon Bioscience, Inc., (IBI), a privately held ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, announced today that enrollment has been completed in its...

ESBATech's Lead Antibody Fragment Enters Clinical Development for Ophthalmic Indications

ESBA105 Penetrates all Segments of the Eye via Topical Eye Drops ZURICH, Switzerland, April 24 /PRNewswire/ -- ESBATech AG, a leading developer of antibody fragment therapeutics, today announced the initiation of Phase I clinical development of the company's lead product development candid...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

...In his invited presentation, made July 30th, 2009 at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Summer Eye Research Conference on ophthalmic Drug Delivery Systems in Bethesda, MD, Dr. Murphree said the device, called an episcleral drug reservoir, holds the potential to fundamentally change ...

Alcon Commences Phase 2 Clinical Trial of NovaBay's NVC-422 for Viral Conjunctivitis

...man and chief executive officer of NovaBay. "This is the first step in the ophthalmic clinical development program for NVC-422, which has the immediate goal of d...approximately $6.3 billion in 2008. Alcon, which has been dedicated to the ophthalmic industry for more than 65 years, researches, develops, manufactures and mar...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results for Phase 2 Study of Low-Dose Bromfenac in Dry Eye Disease

...nac, the active ingredient in Xibrom(R) (bromfenac ophthalmic solution) 0.09%. The study achieved statistical s...A Pharmaceuticals ISTA Pharmaceuticals is an ophthalmic pharmaceutical company. ISTA's products and produc...ates addressing the $5.1 billion U.S. prescription ophthalmic industry include therapies for inflammation, ocula...

ISTA Pharmaceuticals Highlights Bepreve(TM) Clinical Data at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2009 Annual Meeting

...om the Company's Bepreve(TM) (bepotastine besilate ophthalmic solution) Phase 3 pivotal clinical studies using t...e poster presentation titled "Bepotastine Besilate ophthalmic Solution 1.5% Reduces Ocular Itching Following Dos...e poster presentation titled "Bepotastine Besilate ophthalmic Solution 1.5% Reduces Tearing at 8 Hours Following...

Lions Eye Institute for Transplant & Research, Inc. Launches Multi-Million Dollar, State-of-the-Art Research Institute that Will Advance the Study of Blinding Eye Diseases

...ded by a group of Tampa Lions in 1973. Since the beginning, the eye institute has been guided by a board of directors comprised of Lions and prominent ophthalmic specialists and surgeons. For more information call Jason K. Woody at 1-813-289-1200, visit our Web site at www.lionseyeinstitute.org . ...

Potentia Pharmaceuticals' POT-4 Drug Candidate for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Successfully Completes Phase I Clinical Trial - Prepares for Phase II

... The primary safety endpoint of this trial was achieved and the drug was well tolerated by all subjects at all doses tested, based on clinical signs, ophthalmic examinations, and laboratory results. No drug-related serious adverse events and no identifiable intraocular inflammation were reported. Additionall...

ARVO, AOS: Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert;

...-center patient registry study of its Lacrisert(R) ophthalmic insert will be presented this week during the 2009...f Moon Bay, CA. Lacrisert (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) is a preservative-free, once-daily*, susta...er at ARVO, "Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) Significantly Improves Symptoms of Dry Eye...

Alimera Sciences Announces Presentation of Data From the 12-Month Interim Readout of the Human PK Iluvien(TM) Study at ARVO 2009 Annual Meeting

... development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, announced that positive interim 1... development and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. Presently the company is focused...xygen species (ROS) -- as a treatment strategy for ophthalmic diseases. Under this agreement, Alimera has acquir...
Ophthalmic in Medical Products

Silhouette Ophthalmic Collection

Description: The name Silhouette stands for the power of an innovative idea. It all began in 1964 with just one designer, a staff of five and a novel, pioneering approach: eyewear was to be more than a simple implement to improve faulty vision; rather, it was to become a fashionable, stylish day-to-day accessor...
Company:Silhouette Optical

Esprit Ophthalmic Collection

Description: Esprit is an internationally known brand famous for its energetic and youthful image. The ophthalmic collection offers chic and distinctive frames that deliver originality and creativity in titanium, metal and plastic styles. The sun wear line features unique styling with trendy shapes and fashion-...
Company:Charmant USA, Inc.

ELLE Ophthalmic Collection

Description: The Elle collection features classic designs paired with modern, feminine styling. The line offers a wide range of materials including ultra-light titanium to 3-D acetate in modern eye shapes such as ovals, almonds and squares. Three-piece mounts and nylon rimless models are also available. The sun...
Company:Charmant USA, Inc.

Brooks Brothers Ophthalmic Collection

Description: The license agreement between Brook Brothers and Luxottica Group dates back to 1993. Characterized by lightweight materials and a slender line, the Brooks Brothers collections reflect the unique features of the style of this American brand. A product with classic style and affordable to everyone th...
Company:Luxottica Group

Dolce & Gabbana Ophthalmic Collection

Description: Luxury and professionalism. Glamour and style. Creativity and cutting-edge design. Dolce & Gabbana and Luxottica, two market-leading companies, signed a new licensing agreement in October 2005.The Dolce & Gabbana brand was formed in 1985 by the famous designer duo, Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabban...
Company:Luxottica Group

Chesterfield Ophthalmic and Sun Collection

Description: Created to complement the active lifestyle, the Chesterfield collection features casual, contemporary--and comfortable--eyewear for men, women and children. This all-American brand offers a wide variety of design options, targeted to adults with a young, relaxed attitude, and children and teens w...
Company:Safilo Group

OcuScan RxP Ophthalmic Ultrasound System

Description: Building on a strong heritage, the Alcon OcuScan RxP Ophthalmic Ultrasound System, establishes a new standard in ophthalmic ultrasound instrumentation. With improved auto modes and flexible set-up options, OcuScan RxP makes it simple to obtain measurements that are both accurate and reproducible. D...
Company:Alcon Laboratories

A-Scan 100 - Ophthalmic Ultrasound

Description: The A-Scan 100 is a compact, portable ultrasound system which connects via USB or serial cable to a Windows Laptop or PC computer. The large display allows the entire scan to be performed using a single screen eliminating the need for scrolling and changing back and forth between screens. Th...
Company:OTI Ophthalmic Technologies Inc.

OTI-Scan 3D - 3D B & A Scan - Ophthalmic Ultrasound

Description: The OTI-Scan 3D is the most advanced ophthalmic ultrasound system available today. This compact combination 3D B and A-scan system operates with a single Macintosh desktop or laptop computer and performs traditional B-scans, 3D B-scans, Biometry and Diagnostic A-Scans....
Company:OTI Ophthalmic Technologies Inc.

OTI-Scan 1000 - B/A/3D Ophthalmic Ultrasound

Description: The new OTI-Scan 1000 is the most advanced ophthalmic ultrasound available today. This compact combination B/A-scan system operates with a single Macintosh desktop or laptop computer and performs 3D B-scans with a streamlined internal probe rotator. Every aspect of the OTI-Scan 1000 is newly design...
Company:OTI Ophthalmic Technologies Inc.

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Ophthalmic in Medical Dictionary

Xanthelasma

... Xanthelasma palpebra is a common type of xanthoma that appears on the eyelids. ... Cosmetic Eye Eyelid Surgery - EyePlastics (Oculoplastics) ophthalmic Plastic and reconstructive surgery information for patients, ophthalmologists, and oculoplastic ... Skin growths - fatty; Xanthelasma . Definit...

Sterile

... ... Learn about the prescription medication Vigamox (Moxifloxacin), drug uses, dosage, side effects, drug ... solution) 0.5% is a sterile ophthalmic solution. ... Shop for Webcol Sterile Alcohol Preps at Staples, fast and free delivery on most orders of $50 or more. Low prices on office essen...

Ptosis

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Endoscopic

..... Brow Lift, Endoscopic Brow, browlift, direct brow elevation, brow ptosis, endotine, Cosmetic Eye Eyelid Surgery - EyePlastics (Oculoplastics) ophthalmic Plastic and ... Physicians increasingly use endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) to assess ... Mayo Clinic has offered endoscopic ultrasounds since 1...

Ectropion

...ing the tears away only ... Ectropion , droopy eyelid, eyelid turns out, eyelid laxity, Cosmetic Eye Eyelid Surgery - EyePlastics (Oculoplastics) ophthalmic Plastic and reconstructive surgery ... Ectropion - Ventura, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Southern California ... Ectropion repair is offered ...
Ophthalmic in Biological News

New supplement may help slow sight loss in elderly

...tch television or recognise people's faces as they only have peripheral vision, not central vision. Professor Chakravarthy, who is also a Consultant ophthalmic Surgeon at the Royal Hospital in Belfast, said: "Late AMD causes severe sight loss and has a huge economic impact both in terms of the effects of sigh...

Why Popeye only has eyes for spinach

...are susceptible to age-related macular degeneration but warn the incidence is likely to rise as the population ages. In collaboration with Tinsley ophthalmic Instruments, Dr Murray's lab has developed a lightweight instrument that can measure the levels of lutein and zeaxanthin and provide an indication as ...

Unique equine cataract surgery offered on routine basis

...eague for the Protection of Horses (ILPH). Cataracts develop because of hereditary, congenital and ageing factors and as a consequence of injury or ophthalmic disease. The latter causes are largely unsuitable for the treatment because previously attempted procedures carried a high complication rate. T...

Gene therapy works in mice to prevent blindness that strikes boys

... mothers, who retain their sight, to their sons. "Currently there is no treatment," said William Hauswirth, Ph.D., the Rybaczki-Bullard professor of ophthalmic molecular genetics. "These children lose their sight gradually, often with devastating results. What happens is the retina actually begins to split in...
Ophthalmic in Biological Technology

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Carl Zeiss Meditec for Dominating the OCT Market for Ophthalmic Applications

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the optical technologies market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Carl Zeiss Meditec with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Market Leadership Award for its optical coherence tomography (OCT) technology for o...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Novagali Pharma for Innovation in Ophthalmic Therapies

Improving the Administration, Bioavailability, Safety, and Efficacy of Treatments MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the ocular drug delivery market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Novagali Pharma with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan ...

ESBATech Announces Successful Completion of Phase I Clinical Study for Lead Antibody Fragment in Ophthalmic Indications

Preclinical Pharmacokinetic Data to be Presented at the 7th International Symposium on Uveitis in Germany ZURICH, Switzerland, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- ESBATech AG, a leading developer of antibody fragment therapeutics, today announced that the company has successfully complet...

Aton Pharma Introduces Expanded Distribution of Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ophthalmic insert) at Hawaiian Eye

LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J., Jan. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Aton Pharma, Inc., a global specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has launched an expanded, comprehensive distribution program that incorporates sampling, reimbursement assistance and patient education resources, for the dry eye ...

Sirion Therapeutics Supports Ophthalmic Education

- Company Provides Unrestricted Educational Grants to Support the 25th Biennial Cornea Research Conference and the Inaugural DIRECT Dry AMD Meeting - TAMPA, Fla., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirion Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held ophthalmic-focused biopharmace...

Essilor : First Half 2009 Revenue

... Essilor International, the world leader in ophthalmic optics, today announced consolidated revenue of an...rency effect alone. In a generally sluggish ophthalmic optics market, Essilor primarily relied on new pro... Essilor International is the world leader in ophthalmic optical products, offering a wide range of lenses ...

Burrill & Company Invests in Taiwan Liposome Company

...rmaceutical company engaging in research, development and commercialization of proprietary drug delivery system for improving the treatment of cancer, ophthalmic conditions, and infectious diseases. TLC founded and led by renowned scientist, Dr. Keelung Hong, who has over 30 years of research and development ex...

Essilor: Essilor Forges New Strategic Partnerships Around the World

...ast, Essilor and its partner Amico, the local market-leading distributor of ophthalmic optics products, have signed a contract to set up a 50/50 joint venture tha...ximately C$6.8 million. Essilor International is the world leader in ophthalmic optical products, offering a wide range of lenses under the flagship Varilu...

Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. Announces Availability of Its Annual Report on Form 20-F Through Its Website

...q: SHMR ) a leading provider of innovative products and technology to the ophthalmic lens market, announced today that its annual report on Form 20-F, containin...elops, designs, manufactures, and markets progressive lenses to sell to the ophthalmic market. In addition, Shamir utilizes its technology to provide design servi...

STAAR Surgical Receives FDA Clearance for the Epiphany(TM) Injector System

...TAA ), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of minimally invasive ophthalmic products, today announced that the FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for its... leader in the development, manufacture and marketing of minimally invasive ophthalmic products employing proprietary technologies. STAAR's products include the V...
Ophthalmic in Biological Dictionary

Liposomes

... additional information on Liposomes from Biology-Online.org dictionary. ... Liposomes are being developed as an approach for drug delivery ... ophthalmic liposomes of ganciclovir (GCV) were prepared by the reverse phase ... Ocular tissue distribution of GCV from liposomes was 2 to 10 times higher ...
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