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.

 

June 15, 2011

Watson Pharmaceuticals has filed a regulatory approval application with the Food and Drug Administration for a generic drug for eye disease, the company said Tuesday.

June 3, 2011

Dioptics recently introduced a line of "healthy" sunglasses.

May 23, 2011

The summer 2011 Allergy Relief Ingredient Guide breaks down the indication, active ingredients, purpose and dosage of such OTC allergy-symptom relievers as Claritin, Allegra, Zyrtec, Benadryl, Hyland's, Ocean, Similasan, Visine A.C. and Zaditor.

May 16, 2011

Mylan has launched a generic drug for treating post-operative inflammation in patients who have undergone cataract extraction, the company said Monday.

May 4, 2011

Visine is looking to help consumers that experience eye irritation and redness during the summer months.

April 8, 2011

Regeneron and Bayer HealthCare have initiated 1-of-2 late-stage clinical trials of their aflibercept ophthalmic solution in the treatment of a complication caused by diabetic retinopathy.

March 31, 2011

Patients diagnosed with high blood-glucose levels that cannot control the condition over time likely will develop such eye-related complications as retinopathy 10 years later, according to a report in the February issue of Archives of Ophthalmology.

March 18, 2011

Bausch + Lomb on Friday appointed a clinical professor of ophthalmology to serve as the company's first-ever chief medical officer.

March 9, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has accepted an approval application from Merck for a drug to treat eye diseases, Merck said Wednesday.

February 18, 2011

A drug used to treat high cholesterol, which will lose patent protection and face generic competition starting this year, also may help prevent blindness in people with diabetes, according to a study by researchers at the University of Georgia.

February 11, 2011

Genentech, a subsidiary of Roche, reported that its eye drug helped improve vision in patients suffering from a complication caused by diabetes.

February 4, 2011

A drug designed to treat an eye condition caused by diabetes may provide a long-term option for patients, according to Alimera Sciences.

January 24, 2011

Advanced Vision Research on Monday announced results from a pilot trial published in the journal Cornea that demonstrated a reduction in dry-eye symptoms and an increase in tear volume and tear flow for those patients taking TheraTears Nutrition, an optimized blend of omega-3 oils.

October 17, 2010

Ista Pharmaceuticals has won approval from the Food and Drug Administration for a drug used...

October 11, 2010

Alcon on Monday announced the launch of Systane Balance lubricant eye drops, formulated with HP...

September 6, 2010

Generic drug maker Watson Pharmaceuticals has applied for Food and Drug Administration approval for a...

August 31, 2010

Allergan's optimized reformulation of Lumigan has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration, the...

August 31, 2010

The Food and Drug Administration has granted priority review for a diabetic macular edema treatment....

August 11, 2010

The prevalence of diabetic retinopathy, an eye disease caused by diabetes, has increased among diabetic...

July 7, 2010

SoloHealth, maker of EyeSite self-service vision testing and self-directed healthcare kiosks, on Thursday teamed with...

July 5, 2010

Fera Pharmaceuticals has launched an oral preventive treatment for glaucoma, Fera said Friday....