Ophthalmology and Optometry Press Releases

LayerBio Awarded $3M From U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to Advance OcuRing™ for Cataract Surgery

LayerBio Awarded $3M From U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to Advance OcuRing™ for Cataract Surgery

OcuRing™ is a novel sustained-release technology designed to deliver therapies to cataract surgery patients, potentially eliminating the need for postoperative topical drops. The drug eluting device is attached to an intraocular lens (IOL) for implantation during cataract surgery.  Because of its…

Brick-and-Mortar is Pushed to Brick-and-Mortal. eCommerce is Not a Magic Bullet for Optical Stores.

COVID-19 lockdown laws didn’t account for traditional retail that wasn’t ready for an online-only business model. For example, less than 1% of small optical and eyeglasses stores have an online store. The rest were paralyzed for three months, struggling to…

EyeXam and GenieMD Announce Mobile Collaboration in Eye Care

EyeXam and GenieMD Announce Mobile Collaboration in Eye Care

EyeXam, the industry’s leading and patented mobile app, and GenieMD, a global provider of telemedicine solutions offering an accessible platform for connecting patients and providers around the world, today announced a joint venture introducing eyeXamVirtual, to modernize the eye care industry with…

AMA Optics' Apple App Tests Vision Remotely at Home on iPad/iPhone

AMA Optics' Apple App Tests Vision Remotely at Home on iPad/iPhone

The government is making an unprecedented effort to initiate medical advances to provide healthcare remotely which will minimize human contact and contagion. This effort has made it possible for AMA Optics, Inc. to introduce the DiagnosticGame app for remote vision…

Essilor Vision Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $1 Million

Essilor Vision Foundation Golf Tournament Raises $1 Million

For Essilor Vision Foundation (EVF), 2019 has been all about the MILLION! First, in February, EVF celebrated an important milestone - providing its one-millionth pair of glasses to a person in need since its formation in 2007.  Within the same…

Apprentice House Publishes Retina Boy

Apprentice House Publishes Retina Boy

Researchers were mystified by the blind kid from Des Moines born without retinas. Strangers and friends were mesmerized by his luminescent, aquamarine eyes. Retina Boy grew up to be a carefree teenager. He played amazing lead guitar in an awesome, classic…

Eye Consultants of Atlanta Announces 'The Gallery,' Expanded Optical, Contact Lens, and Hearing Centers

Eye Consultants of Atlanta Announces 'The Gallery,' Expanded Optical, Contact Lens, and Hearing Centers

Eye Consultants of Atlanta has expanded their Cumberland, GA practice to include The Gallery at Eye Consultants, the new home of their optical, contact lens, and hearing centers. The Gallery, which opens in June of 2019, is conveniently located in…

EyeKor, Inc. Announces New Office in China

EyeKor, Inc. Announces New Office in China

EyeKor, Inc., a leading imaging and data management company for the ophthalmic pharmaceutical clinical trial and ocular preclinical laboratory industries, announced today that it is opening a new office in China to enhance EyeKor’s capability to provide local support for…

Hawaiian Eye Foundation Holds Third Annual Cataract Days

Hawaiian Eye Foundation Holds Third Annual Cataract Days

In 2017, the Atherton Family Foundation committed to a five-year sponsorship of Hawaiian Eye Foundation’s Statewide Cataract Days program. This year, along with sponsorship by Friends of Hawaii Charities and Dr. Alan Faulkner of Aloha Laser Vision, examinations and surgeries were performed…

Glauconix Biosciences Completes Pilot Study Using Nemus Biosciences' Bioengineered Cannabinoid-Based Compound for Glaucoma Treatment

Glauconix Biosciences Completes Pilot Study Using Nemus Biosciences' Bioengineered Cannabinoid-Based Compound for Glaucoma Treatment

Glauconix Biosciences Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company that uses its patented platform technology to develop human 3D ocular tissues that mimic the fluid dynamics in the eye to expedite and de-risk the R&D of ophthalmic treatments while reducing development costs, announced…

MacuLogix® Enters Canadian Distribution Agreement With Clarion Medical Technologies

MacuLogix, Inc., the only company to equip eye care professionals with the instrument, tools and education needed to effectively diagnose and treat patients with AMD, has entered into an international distribution agreement with Clarion Medical Technologies, a leading Canadian provider…

Opternative Announces Ability to Route Online Vision Test Results

Opternative, Inc., a healthcare technology company, announced today the ability to route a patient’s online vision test results from its platform to a portal where designated doctors can review and dispense prescriptions for their own patients. Instead of Opternative’s network…

MacuLogix® Launches AMD Academy™

MacuLogix Inc., the only company to equip eye care professionals with the instrument, tools and education needed to effectively diagnose and treat patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), has launched its AMD Academy™. The AMD Academy is an online learning community…

Opternative Adds Chief Marketing Officer to Leadership Team

Opternative, Inc., a healthcare technology company, announced today that Lori McInerney has joined the company as Chief Marketing Officer. In the role, Lori will lead the marketing team in driving brand awareness globally, growing partner marketing, and bringing in new…

EzContacts.com Now Offers Online Vision Prescriptions Powered by Opternative

Opternative, Inc. today announced that it has partnered with EzContacts to provide access to online prescription renewal technology on the company’s online eyewear site EzContacts.com. Opternative’s integration with EzContacts now allows customers on EzContacts.com to renew their contact lens and glasses prescription…

MacuLogix® Appoints Dr. Amanda K. Lee as Director of Professional Relations

MacuLogix Inc., the only company to equip eye care professionals with the instrument, tools and education needed to effectively diagnose and treat patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), announces that Amanda K. Lee, OD, has joined MacuLogix as director of professional relations, effective…

Lehigh Valley Center For Sight Announces the Launch of a New Website

Lehigh Valley Center For Sight, an established leader in eye care, announces the launch of their new website, located at https://www.lvcenter4sight.com. Dr. Houman Ahdieh, Lehigh Valley Center For Sight managing doctor, stated, “I am pleased to announce the launch of our…

Lehigh Valley Center For Sight Has Been Named Who's Who in Business 2018 for Lasik Surgery by the Lehigh Valley's Style Magazine

Lehigh Valley Center For Sight, an established leader in eye care, announces they have been named a leading provider for lasik surgery in the Lehigh Valley’s Style Magazine Who’s Who in Business in 2018. The 2018 Who's Who in Business…

Lehigh Valley Center For Sight Announces Mauricio Figuero, M.D., as a New Practice Staff Ophthalmologist

Lehigh Valley Center For Sight, an established leader in eye care, announces a new full-time practice staff ophthalmologist, Dr. Mauricio Figuero. Dr. Houman Ahdieh, Lehigh Valley Center For Sight managing doctor, stated, “I am pleased to present Mauricio Figueroa, M.D., as…

International Association of Women Honors Paula Shepherd as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year

The International Association of Women (IAW) honors Paula Shepherd as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in entrepreneurship. The International Association of Women (IAW) is a global in-person and online networking…

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