Alcon acquires Tear Film Innovations

Tear Film Innovations, the manufacturer of the iLux device, has been acquired by Alcon, according to a press release.
The iLux device is used by eye care professionals to treat meibomian gland dysfunction. It uses disposable silicone pads to warm the eyelids to address blocked meibomian glands through the application of light-based heating, the release said.
“With the acquisition of Tear Film, we’re excited to bring this latest innovation to treat the millions of people around the world who suffer from dry eye,” Andy Pawson, Alcon president and general manager, (Read more...)

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