Content about Ophthalmology

February 24, 2014

Long-term daily multivitamin use may lower cataract risk in men, according to a study of nearly 15,000 male physicians published this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

August 15, 2013

Select-A-Vision proudly introduces Flip Eyewear in both Reading Glasses and Sunglasses.

April 22, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a drug made by Alcon, the drug maker said.

April 9, 2013

Advanced Vision Research named Diane Houtman VP professional relations.

January 29, 2013

"Talk to your cardiologist." That's the advice offered last week by Wills Eye Institute, a hospital specializing in eye care, following a JAMA article linking aspirin therapy to macular degeneration.

January 21, 2013

Eye care company Alcon has launched a treatment for pain and inflammation resulting from cataract surgery, the company said Monday.

October 18, 2012

The Food and Drug Administration has approved what it called the first drug to treat an eye condition that can interfere with the part of the retina responsible for reading vision.

August 13, 2012

Regulators have approved a biotech drug made by Genentech for treating a complication related to diabetes.

July 27, 2012

A panel of Food and Drug Administration experts is recommending the approval of a drug made by Genentech for diabetic macular edema, the company said.

April 3, 2012

Watson is challenging the patent protection on two eye drugs made by Allergan, the generic drug maker said Tuesday.

March 7, 2012

EyeScience Labs on Wednesday introduced a new eye vitamin for people with diabetes.

February 27, 2012

A division of specialty pharmacy provider The Apothecary Shops has become the exclusive distributor of a drug used in glaucoma surgery, the company said.

February 13, 2012

Valeant Pharmaceuticals is set to acquire a privately owned ophthalmic biotechnology company, the drug maker said Monday.

January 19, 2012

The wholesale arm of specialty pharmacy The Apothecary Shops has received distribution rights to a drug for treating age-related macular degeneration, the company said Thursday.

January 4, 2012

A large European study released Tuesday found that daily aspirin use is linked to an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration, a disease that can damage the central vision that is essential for reading and driving.

November 28, 2011

Bayer HealthCare and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals have started a late-stage clinical trial in China to evaluate a drug for eye disorders, the companies said Monday.

October 28, 2011

A volunteer eye health and safety organization has introduced a new program that seeks to educate the public on the potential effects diabetes may have on one's vision.

August 19, 2011

Americans that suffer from diabetes and/or hypertension are at risk of developing a common type of glaucoma, according to researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center.

August 17, 2011

Kerr Drug is offering savings of up to 70% to customers who buy prescription eyewear through a new website, the chain said Wednesday.

August 4, 2011

Sam's Club is encouraging customers to protect their eyes by offering free vision screenings at its stores nationwide on Aug. 13.

July 29, 2011

EyeScience on Thursday introduced a new eye vitamin for those who spend their work day staring at a computer screen in an effort to help prevent and alleviate vision problems associated with computer vision syndrome.

July 8, 2011

American Regent has launched a generic drug for relieving pressure inside the eye, the company said.

June 27, 2011

Fera Pharmaceuticals has launched an ocular bacterial infections treatment.

June 23, 2011

According to a recent American Eye-Q survey issued earlier this month, only 
32% of Americans understand that the summer sun can do as much damage on the eyes as it does to unprotected skin. Exposure to small amounts of ultraviolet radiation over a period of many years increases the chance of developing cataracts, macular degeneration and eye cancer.

 

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