May 2014 Newsletter

May 15, 2014:

Cutting-Edge Science, Boston Setting Combine For Successful ASCRS Meeting

This year’s conference attracted an estimated 7,800 attendees, including 5,000 ophthalmologists.

May 15, 2014:

2014 ASCRS Meeting: Intraoperative Diagnostic Equipment

May 15, 2014:

2014 ASCRS Meeting: Corneal Inlays and Scleral Implants

May 15, 2014:

2014 ASCRS Meeting: Femtosecond Lenticule Extraction

May 15, 2014:

2014 ASCRS Meeting: Femtosecond Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

May 15, 2014:

2014 ASCRS Meeting: Multifocal IOLs

May 15, 2014:

2014 ASCRS Meeting: Accommodating IOLs

May 15, 2014:

2014 ASCRS Meeting: Phaco Techniques and Technology

May 15, 2014:

2014 ASCRS Meeting: MIGS Devices

May 15, 2014:

2014 ASCRS Meeting: Corneal Crosslinking

May 15, 2014:

Weather Dampens US Glaucoma Procedure Volumes

Conventional surgical procedures declined in the first quarter of 2014, as extreme weather reduced patient visits to eye specialists, but combination cataract and iStent surgical procedures rose.

May 15, 2014:

Premium Lenses Fuel Global IOL Growth of Nearly 7 Percent Through 2019

Market Scope expects IOL sales of more than $3 billion globally in 2014, with the total growing to more than $4.2 billion by 2019.

May 15, 2014:

FDA Advisory Panel to Review KAMRA Inlay

The lens is designed to reduce the aperture of the eye to provide increased depth of focus.

May 15, 2014:

Valeant Plans to Improve its Offer for Allergan

Unsolicited $47 billion takeover offer for maker of Restasis and Botox was rebuffed by board.

May 15, 2014:

May 2014 News Briefs

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