Johnson & Johnson Vision Completes TearScience Acquisition

September 8, 2017: By Jon Swedien

J&JJohnson & Johnson Vision announced Sept. 6 that it has completed its acquisition of TearScience.

TearScience logoFinancial terms were not disclosed.

TearScience develops and markets products for meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD), an underlying cause of dry eye disease. The company in 2011 received FDA clearance for its LipiFlow system, an office-based approach to image meibomian glands and treat MGD.

TearScience sales will be reported in J&J’s Medical Devices segment, under Vision Care, the company said.

J&J Vision’s ophthalmic surgery division is located in Santa Ana, California. TearScience is located in Morrisville, North Carolina.

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