Ophthalmic Devices

Pig skin protein helps corneal blindness patients

According to a study by Gain and colleagues published in JAMA Ophthalmology, an estimated 12.7 million people are on a…

Screening device precisely identifies amblyopia in NIH-funded study 

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the US has reported that a handheld screening device was shown to precisely…

AXIM to acquire Advanced Tear Diagnostics’ DED testing technology

AXIM Biotechnologies has entered a binding term sheet with Advanced Tear Diagnostics to acquire the technology for dry eye disease…

J&J Vision launches new system for cataract surgery

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) Vision has globally launched its phacoemulsification (phaco) system, developed to provide surgeons with improved efficiency and…

Flinders University develops genetic test for glaucoma

Researchers at Flinders University in South Australia have found that a new genetic test for glaucoma could detect 15 times…

FDA grants priority review to BLA for Roche’s port delivery system

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted priority review to Roche’s biologics license application (BLA) for a port…

Australian TGA approves Glaukos’ PRESERFLO microshunt

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) of Australia has approved Glaukos’ PRESERFLO MicroShunt for lowering intraocular pressure (IOP) in eyes of…

FDA approves J&J Vision’s therapeutic contact lenses for myopia

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Johnson & Johnson Vision’s (J&J) ACUVUE Abiliti Overnight Therapeutic Lenses for…

New report paints bright future for contact lens tech

A newly-published paper in Contact Lens and Anterior Eye has reviewed innovative uses for contact lenses in disease detection and…

Contact lenses developed to monitor ocular disease progression

Novel contact lens technology developed at Purdue University may soon be able to help diagnose and monitor ocular diseases. The…

Topcon launches Aladdin-M myopia management system in US

Japan-based ophthalmology medical devices and software solutions provider Topcon Healthcare has launched its new Aladdin-M system to the US market.…

Sight Sciences enrols first patients in OMNI Surgical System trial

Sight Sciences has enrolled first patients in the ORION clinical study that evaluates OMNI Surgical System in patients with mild-to-moderate…

Eye on the prize: ophthalmology’s digital future

Most people take their eye health for granted. That is until they have to think about how they’d feel if…

3D visualisation tech launched for UK cancer patients

GenesisCare has launched the Brainlab Mixed Reality Viewer at its Oxford centre for diagnostics, oncology and wellbeing, offering cancer patients…

Magseed cleared for long-term lymph node marking in Europe

UK-headquartered seed localisation company Endomag has received an extended indication in Europe for long-term use of its Magseed soft tissue…