20 November 2019 News
Baring Private Equity Asia’s (BPEA) affiliated private equity funds have signed an agreement to buy Lumenis, a provider of speciality energy-based medical devices.
5 November 2019 News
Clinicians at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles have found a way to glean genetic tumour information from the aqueous humour liquid inside the eye, which could provide a novel way to...
16 October 2019 Analysis
Ophthalmic research is one of the areas of medicine which stands to benefit most from the AI revolution. In an interview from New Scientist Live 2019, Moorfields Eye Hospital ophthalmologist...
30 September 2019 News
Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may soon be offered a blood test to assess their treatment options, instead of having to provide a tumour sample for analysis.
6 September 2019 News
Belgian ophthalmic medical device company iSTAR Medical today announced the completion of its Series C funding round, raising €40m. The company develops novel implants for the treatment of glaucoma.
27 August 2019 Analysis
With the launch of Johnson & Johnson Vision’s photochromic contact lens, the first to adapt to changing light conditions, Abi Millar looks at the growing field of contact lens technology,...
20 August 2019 News
Researchers have developed a promising form of optic nerve stimulation that could help blind patients see light.
29 May 2019 News
A 3D-printed artificial cornea made of decellularised corneal stroma and stem cells may eventually replace the use of donated corneas in eye surgery.