According to a Market Scope report, the impact of COVID-19 shutdowns initially reduced the number of refractive surgical procedures dramatically, but demand has since recovered rapidly, with the introduction of protective masks.
RxSight welcomes Tamara R. Fountain, MD, and Shweta Singh Maniar into its Board of Directors.
West Virginia University School of Medicine has received funding from National Eye Institute to conduct research on inherited retinal degeneration, which can lead to blindness.
Tarsus Pharmaceuticals announced that Elizabeth Yeu, MD, has been appointed to its Board of Directors. Dr. Yeu will continue to serve as the company’s Chief Medical Advisor.
EyeQue has launched MyReaderNumber, a first-of-its-kind smartphone app that offers AR technology vision testing for presbyopia.
AffaMed Therapeutics and Hanmi Pharmaceutical Co. have entered into a licensing agreement, according to a company news release.
Keplr Vision was built from the ground up, beginning in 2005 with the coldstart opening of a single optometry clinic. An additional 20 clinics opened in less than 15 years, followed by sensational growth in partnerships with private practice ODs.
Retina Consultants of America (RCA), a physician management services organization, has announced the addition of Brown Retina Institute in the San Antonio, Texas metropolitan area.
Viterbi Family Department of Ophthalmology and Shiley Eye Institute, both part of UC San Diego Health, has received funding from the Nixon Visions Foundation, led by philanthropists Brandon and Janine Nixon.