Ophthalmology and Optometry Press Releases

Glauconix Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board for 3D Human Tissue Retina Vasculature Model With the Addition of Leading Expert Dr. Patricia D’Amore

Glauconix Biosciences Expands Scientific Advisory Board for 3D Human Tissue Retina Vasculature Model With the Addition of Leading Expert Dr. Patricia D’Amore

Glauconix Biosciences, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company that uses its patented platform technology to develop human 3D tissues to expedite and de-risk the R&D of therapeutic treatments, announced today the launch of their Scientific Advisory Board with the appointment of…

Essilor Vision Foundation and Walman Help Bring Vision Care to People Who Need It the Most

Essilor Vision Foundation and Walman Help Bring Vision Care to People Who Need It the Most

Charitable giving and community involvement are core values for optical company Walman. The company demonstrates its commitment to philanthropy by supporting Essilor Vision Foundation (EVF) in a number of ways.Walman partners with the foundation to help people with vision problems…

Essilor of America and Luxottica North America Help Families in Need  Receive Vision Care

Essilor of America and Luxottica North America Help Families in Need Receive Vision Care

Essilor of America and Luxottica North America are helping people in need around the country get essential vision care by donating to Essilor Vision Foundation (EVF). Each company made a significant contribution in 2020 of $50,000 to help EVF further its…

Three Prominent Optometry Practices in Southwest Florida Partner With US Eye

Three Prominent Optometry Practices in Southwest Florida Partner With US Eye

Three leading optometry practices in Southwest Florida, Bayside Eye Center, Fort Myers Eye Center and Valentine Eye Care, have partnered with US Eye and Center For Sight. These partnerships represent a continued expansion of US Eye and its partner practices to…

Harvard Eye Associates Offers Pioneering New Glaucoma Treatment

Harvard Eye Associates Offers Pioneering New Glaucoma Treatment

Harvard Eye Associates is offering glaucoma patients a revolutionary new treatment researched and developed by one of its own board-certified ophthalmologists, Dr. Savak Teymoorian. Dr. Teymoorian, an experienced eye surgeon, helped develop a new glaucoma drug, called Durysta™​. Durysta™​ is the only…

US Eye Network Expands Into Southeastern U.S. Through Partnership With Carolina Eyecare Physicians

US Eye Network Expands Into Southeastern U.S. Through Partnership With Carolina Eyecare Physicians

Carolina Eyecare Physicians, one of the nation’s leading multi-disciplinary physician groups, led by Dr. Boatwright, Dr. Herring, Dr. Newland, Dr. Reuther and Dr. Solomon, has joined the expanding US Eye network of premium eyecare practices. US Eye is a physician-led,…

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…

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