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When she was 5 years old, she got diagnosed with a brain tumor. The good thing was her diagnosis, that finally somebody identified what was wrong with her; but the bad thing – the tumor destroyed most of her optic nerves, leaving her with a 13 year (and counting) battle with low vision. For an active and brilliant student in the prime of her life, everything had turned into a struggle. - May 16, 2019 - IrisVision
Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin (LEBW) hosted its annual Crystal Vision Awards ceremony on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at Noah’s Event Venue in Madison, Wisconsin. Since 2007, LEBW has honored advocates of donation who have shown commitment and dedication to raising awareness and educating communities on... - May 14, 2019 - Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin
In-Trust attracts early-bird purchasers with landing-page email campaign. - April 29, 2019 - In-Trust
IrisVision, a California-based startup, recently released "IrisVision 3.0," an updated version of a revolutionary low vision solution introduced a couple of years ago. This new release, being referred as "The Next Generation IrisVision," packs a handful of innovative solutions, further... - April 07, 2019 - IrisVision
Ophthalmics, Inc., a leading supplier of eye care supplies for ophthalmic and optometric practices, is now a direct distributor for Bausch Health. Customers are encouraged to visit Ophthalmics, Inc.’s website at www.shophthalmics.com to find Bausch Health’s line of industry leading pharmaceuticals.
Bausch... - April 05, 2019 - Ophthalmics, Inc.
Ophthalmics, Inc., a leading supplier of eye care supplies for ophthalmic and optometric practices, is now a direct distributor for Altaire Pharmaceuticals. Eye care physicians are encouraged to visit Ophthalmics, Inc.’s website at shophthalmics.com to find Altaire’s in-demand and highly... - April 01, 2019 - Ophthalmics, Inc.
A recently published study in The Ocular Surface journal authored by Experimentica Ltd. in collaboration with researchers from Loyola University Chicago and the University of Missouri – Kansas City suggests that a topical antioxidant formulation can improve the pathological signs associated with dry-eye disease. - March 26, 2019 - Experimentica Ltd
MyEyeDr. shares four tips for safer digital device consumption. - March 01, 2019 - MyEyeDr.
Cleinman Performance Partners (CPP), one of the nation's leading Optometric business development consulting organizations, has announced that its April and May 2019 meetings will provide guidance for Optometrists who want to reduce their reliance on low margin, high maintenance Vision Plans.
The National... - February 17, 2019 - Cleinman Performance Partners
Retinal Consultants of Arizona & the Retinal Research Institute – one of the nation’s leading retina & vitreous clinical research and patient treatment facilities – is proud to announce that Dr. Pravin U. Dugel has conducted the first stem cell therapy treatment for patients... - February 11, 2019 - Retinal Consultants of Arizona
Cleinman Performance Partners (CPP), one of the nation's leading Optometric business development consulting organizations, has announced that its April and May 2019 meetings will provide guidance for optometrists who wish to transition their practices.
The Practice Transitions Conference, one in a series... - February 09, 2019 - Cleinman Performance Partners
Acuity Eyecare Group, a leading eyecare platform, significantly improves the process efficiency of its client facing and back office operations with a successful implementation of Nividous’ Robotic Process Automation solution. - January 25, 2019 - Nividous Software Solutions
High Quality Men & Women Prescription and Non-prescription Eyeglasses, Sunglasses, and Reading Glasses. - January 22, 2019 - Chalant Sunglasses LLC
Cleinman Performance Partners is celebrating 30 years in the optometry business. From humble beginnings as a one-man consultancy founded in 1989 by President Alan Cleinman, the firm has grown to become the leading business development consultancy for larger optometry practices. The firm assists its clients... - January 10, 2019 - Cleinman Performance Partners
Eye exams provide key insights to detect disease early, including glaucoma. - January 10, 2019 - MyEyeDr.
SMi Reports: In light of recent developments in the field of RNA Therapy, SMi’s 10th Annual RNA Therapeutics is set to deliver the latest advancements in February this year. - January 04, 2019 - SMi Group
Aciont Inc. announced today that data from the clinical study of the DSP-Visulex technology is published online ahead of print in Current Eye Research. Reference: Papangkorn K, Truett KR, Vitale AT, Jhaveri C, Scales DK, Foster CS, Montieth A, Higuchi JW, Brar B, Higuchi WI. Novel dexamethasone sodium phosphate treatment (DSP-Visulex) for noninfectious anterior uveitis: a randomized phase I/II clinical trial. Current Eye Research. - December 06, 2018 - Aciont Inc.
Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin held its annual Legacy of Sight ceremony, which honored families and their loved ones, who gave the gift of sight through eye donation. The event, held at the Overture Center in downtown Madison, Wisconsin, began with a welcome from Stacey Troha, Interim Executive Director at Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin. “Know that your loved one’s gift has brought peace of mind, reduced anxiety and stress. No more will a recipient wonder if they counted money correctly, reached... - November 13, 2018 - Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin
The Florida Outreach Center for the Blind, Inc. hosted its 12th Annual Thomas Hartig Dining in the Dark event. Dining in the Dark is a unique three-course meal in complete darkness accompanied by live entertainment and a silent auction. In memory of Thomas Hartig, the "Inspirational Community Member" award was created by FOCB and is given to an inspirational blind person at the event. Jason Goldfield was the award winner this year. - November 10, 2018 - Florida Outreach Center for the Blind, Inc.
Hear from Queen's University Belfast and Santen as they present the opening addresses in London on 26 – 27 November 2018. - November 08, 2018 - SMi Group
Nearly 25 percent of Americans with diabetes don’t know it. - October 17, 2018 - MyEyeDr.
Advancements in cell gene therapy for inherited retinal Dystrophy - October 12, 2018 - SMi Group
The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital will receive a portion of the funds raised from ongoing auction. - October 04, 2018 - Jewelers Direct
100 independent retail jewelers join together to bring sparkling change to how the world sees. - September 21, 2018 - Jewelers Direct
Hear from Queen's University Belfast and Santen as they present the opening addresses this November.
Day 1 – Opening Keynote Address: New Strategies for Treating Retinal Vascular Diseases
Retinal vascular diseases are a leading cause of blindness in the Western world. Advancement in the clinical... - September 08, 2018 - SMi Group
SMi is delighted to have interviewed Mitchell de Long, Vice President, Chemistry, Aerie Pharmaceuticals regarding his thoughts and experiences within the ophthalmology space.
Mitchell A. (Mitch) deLong holds the position of Vice President, Chemistry at Aerie Pharmaceuticals as well as Adjunct Professor... - August 06, 2018 - SMi Group
The newer, larger Spokane clinic is directed by Dr. Rikson Zollinger, OD. - August 02, 2018 - Washington Vision Therapy Centers
SMi is delighted to have interviewed speaker Naj Sharif, Executive Director and Head, Global Alliances & External Research, Santen regarding his thoughts and experiences within the ophthalmology space.
Naj Sharif, PhD, FARVO, FBPhS was educated and trained in England at Southampton University with... - July 20, 2018 - SMi Group
Dr. Katherine E. Paton, of Vancouver, British Columbia, has recently been recognized as a Professional of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who for her outstanding contributions and achievements in field of Ocular Oncology. - June 29, 2018 - Strathmore Who's Who
Will Offer 30% Discount on all Purchases During First Week - June 27, 2018 - Monocle
Wynyard Estate Saffron, a premium grade one Saffron producer based in New Zealand is now offering a unique opportunity to the one in three people in the United States (U.S.) that are likely to develop some form of vision-reducing eye disease by the age of 65 - a natural and cutting-edge way to fight for their sight with “Hawk Eye,” a natural Saffron supplement. - June 15, 2018 - Wynyard Estate
Among City Beat News’ most recent Spectrum Award winners are three businesses that have all won the award for consecutive years. - May 28, 2018 - City Beat News
Fast growing Chicago optical chain started in the Pilsen neighborhood and is now investing big in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood. - May 25, 2018 - Big City Optical
Cleinman Performance Partners has announced the addition of two unique business-specific conferences to its National Eyecare Business Conferences lineup in the Fall of 2018 at the Eaglewood Resort and Spa in Itasca, Illinois. The Practice Transitions is a one-of-a-kind conference being held on Thursday,... - May 18, 2018 - Cleinman Performance Partners
Now you can try on your favorite eyeglasses and sunglasses at the comfort of your home. - May 11, 2018 - Optically
Reading text and visual interpretation are two of the most successful use cases for smart glasses in the blind or low vision community. The latest version of Cyber Eyez now uses Microsoft Cognitive Services Computer Vision - the technology used by Seeing AI - to support instant text recognition. Additionally, Cyber Eyez 2.5 supports free live video calling with Skype running on Vuzix M300 smart glasses. - April 30, 2018 - Cyber Timez
LayerBio will present preclinical study results at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology in Honolulu, Hawaii on Monday, April 30. These results demonstrate the therapeutic potential of its novel extended-release travoprost formulation using LayerBio's proprietary PolyNet™ delivery technology. - April 27, 2018 - LayerBio, Inc.
Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin (LEBW) hosted its annual Crystal Vision Awards ceremony on Friday, March 9, 2018 at the Best Western Premier in downtown Madison, Wisconsin. LEBW was honored to have Governor Jim Doyle as Keynote speaker and Master of Ceremonies, Ms. Amy Carlson, NBC15 News.
Since 2007, LEBW... - March 13, 2018 - Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin
Cleinman Performance Partners has announced that it will host three unique Business of Eyecare Forum™ National Conferences in 2018. The National Eyecare Facilities Conference™ will be held May 16th and 17th at the DoubleTree in Chesterfield (St. Louis), MO. This two-day conference is designed... - March 11, 2018 - Cleinman Performance Partners
Aciont Inc. announced today that Dr. Kongnara Papangkorn, VP of Product Development, will be presenting clinical data of Aciont’s lead product, DSP-Visulex, from its phase 1/2 clinical trial in the treatment of noninfectious anterior uveitis (DSPV-201) at the Association for Research in Vision... - March 10, 2018 - Aciont Inc.
Experimentica Ltd. has been selected for Phase 1 of the Young Innovative Company program by Business Finland (formerly known as TEKES, The Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation). The funding awarded for the first phase is a 250,000 € grant for a period of 12 months.
“Every... - February 21, 2018 - Experimentica Ltd
Olympic bobsledder Steven Holcomb, who passed away last May, will be honored at this year’s Winter Olympic Games for his advocacy work on behalf of patients suffering Keratoconus, the degenerative eye disease that almost derailed his racing career.
Holcomb was in training for the Vancouver Winter... - February 13, 2018 - Boxer Wachler Vision Institute
MD Stem Cells publishing positive, statistically significant results on treatments in SCOTS. - February 13, 2018 - MD Stem Cells
Guardion Health Sciences, an ocular health sciences technology company, will be exhibiting at the Caribbean Eye Meeting in February. - February 02, 2018 - Guardion Health Sciences, Inc.
Kareway Products, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Gericare Eye Wash Due to complaints received on potential product contamination which compromises sterility.
Kareway Products, Inc. is voluntarily recalling 60,000 units of Gericare Eye Wash, Sterile Eye Irrigation Solution, 4 fluid ounces... - January 31, 2018 - Kareway Products, Inc.
Stakeholders holders and city officials broke ground at the new Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin (LEBW) facility at 5003 Tradewinds Parkway, in Madison Wisconsin, on Thursday, January 25.
Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin, Executive Director, Darice Langham, kicked off the ceremony by describing the impact LEBW... - January 30, 2018 - Lions Eye Bank of Wisconsin
Cleinman Performance Partners has announced it will hold a second National Eyecare Facilities Conference in 2018 from May 16th – 17th at the DoubleTree by Hilton St. Louis – Chesterfield in St. Louis, MO. The second version will echo the first conference’s theme of “Building the... - January 18, 2018 - Cleinman Performance Partners
Specsmakers, one of South India’s largest optical chains, has successfully raised $10Mn. led by Fidelity Growth Partners. The fund raise puts the investment at a 69.4% IRR for Fulcrum at a 2.8x multiple.
Fulcrum Fund II led a $4.3mn round into Specsmakers over 3 tranches between 2014-2016. As... - January 17, 2018 - Fulcrum Venture India LLP
Jim Vitkus, Chief Revenue Officer, Executive Vice President of Cleinman Performance Partners, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brett Moore to Director of Industry Relations. Brett has been with Cleinman Performance Partners for the past 6 1/2 years as a Client Development Specialist. In that role,... - January 04, 2018 - Cleinman Performance Partners
A patient’s cornea can be altered in a simple manner designed to correct myopia and other refractive errors. The Nature Journal Eye published in print the complete article by Antonio Medina as well as supplemental files that will aid those interested in using this new technology. The article is featured on the cover of the issue and titled, Plastic modification of the cornea by pneumatic force corrects myopia: Pneumatic Keratology Eye (2017) 31, 1621–1627 - December 31, 2017 - Antonio Medina