Industry News

Orbis and Alcon Begin Two-Week Training for Caribbean Eye Care Teams

On August 8, Orbis International launched its first on-site training program on board the Flying Eye Hospital, a fully accredited ophthalmic teaching hospital on board a plane, with assistance from Alcon.

Orbis and Alcon Begin Two-Week Training for Caribbean Eye Care Teams
August 09, 2022
HOYA Vision Care Forms Joint Venture with Jiangsu Sigo Optical

HOYA Vision Care has entered into a strategic joint venture with Chinese eyeglass lens manufacturer Jiangsu Sigo Optical's (JSO) Founder and Chief Executive Officer Liu Jianzhong.

HOYA Vision Care Forms Joint Venture with Jiangsu Sigo Optical
August 09, 2022
Clearside Biomedical Enters Into Financing Agreement with HealthCare Royalty Partners

Clearside Biomedical announced it has entered into an agreement with HealthCare Royalty Partners in a deal worth up to $65 million.

Clearside Biomedical Enters Into Financing Agreement with HealthCare Royalty Partners
August 09, 2022
Prevent Blindness Recognized as a Healthy People 2030 Champion

Prevent Blindness has been recognized by the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as a Healthy People 2030 Champion.

Prevent Blindness Recognized as a Healthy People 2030 Champion
August 04, 2022
New App Uses Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Digital Eye Strain

Robin Kuriakose, MD, a fellow physician in cornea and refractive surgery at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital, has introduced SightKick. The new MacOS application is specifically designed to reduce digital eye strain.

New App Uses Artificial Intelligence to Reduce Digital Eye Strain
August 03, 2022
FDA Introduces Draft Guidance on Patient Labeling Information for LASIK Devices

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on July 28 released a draft guidance paper that included recommendations for the content and presentation of patient labeling information for LASIK device labels.

FDA Introduces Draft Guidance on Patient Labeling Information for LASIK Devices
August 02, 2022
LumiThera Announces Purchase of MacuLogix Assets

LumiThera Inc., a commercial stage medical device business that provides photobiomodulation (PBM) treatment for ocular disease and damage, announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary acquired the assets of MacuLogix.

LumiThera Announces Purchase of MacuLogix Assets
August 02, 2022
Walmart Teams Up with WALDO to Offer Affordable Contact Lenses

Walmart and WALDO have partnered to increase the accessibility and affordability of eyecare. WALDO is an innovative and affordable eyecare brand that believes in the power of positive vision, and Walmart is the first retailer to exclusively retail its pro

Walmart Teams Up with WALDO to Offer Affordable Contact Lenses
July 29, 2022
EyeCare Partners Expands Presence in Virginia with Two Acquisitions

EyeCare Partners (ECP) has entered into an agreement to partner with Commonwealth Eye Care Associates (CECA) and Retina Institute of Virginia (RIV). Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed at the time of publication.

EyeCare Partners Expands Presence in Virginia with Two Acquisitions
July 29, 2022
Oyster Pharma’s Tyrvaya Is Now More Widely Available to Patients

Oyster Point Pharma announced the expansion of patient access to its nasal spray medication for dry eye disease, Tyrvaya (varenicline solution), and provided an update In an update on Tyrvaya's US commercial success in the US.

Oyster Pharma’s Tyrvaya Is Now More Widely Available to Patients
July 28, 2022
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