Attendance was down about 27 percent from the 2015 conference, and many surgeons may have left early.
The femtosecond laser procedure is designed to change the refractive index of corneal tissue.
The newly appointed leader lauds Bausch + Lomb division in remarks at health care conference.
William Ackman, J. Michael Pearson, and Howard Schiller testified April 27 before the Senate Committee on Aging.
The eye drop is designed to soften the gradual stiffening of the crystalline lens.
The company began taking orders for the KXL System at the 2016 ASCRS meeting.
J&J’s decision removes a protection for eye care professionals who say they are being undercut by discount contact lens sellers such as 1-800 Contacts.
This is the first quarterly report since Alcon’s major restructuring and Novartis’ restatement of 2015’s segment financials.
Alcon has the option to acquire the privately held Belmont, CA, company.
Brear is a cataract surgeon at Commonwealth Eye Center in Culpeper, VA.
Abbott Medical Optics’ Symfony lens could gain US approval later in 2016.
Safer, easier-to-implant devices are enabling more cataract surgeons to treat glaucoma patients surgically.
Automated manual capsulotomy devices have attracted surgeons’ attention.
Presenters also provided updates on topo-guided LASIK, corneal inlays, and diagnostic devices for dry eye.
Organizers announced a new retina-focused summit, set for Aug. 8 in advance of the ASRS meeting.
Market leader Heidelberg accounts for an estimated 24 percent of revenues in the segment.
Global revenues for ophthalmic lasers are expected to total $421 million in 2016.
They told a US district judge that use of excess content in single-use vials is common throughout medicine.
The company also launched its conscious sedation formulation for ocular procedures.
The facility eventually will have the capacity to make more than 4 million lenses a year.
Fifty percent of patients with wet AMD had visual acuity (VA) of 20/40 or better at the five-year mark.
US District Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled that it is unconstitutional for the Obama administration to spend funds Congress did not appropriate.
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