Category: Cataract

Shire Acquires SARcode

Shire US Holdings, Inc., has acquired SARcode
Bioscience, Inc., according to a company news release.
Under the terms of the agreement, Shire will make an
upfront payment of $160 million, and SARcode shareholders
will be eligible to receive additional u…

Avedro Prepares for Hyperopic US Lasik Xtra Clinical Trial

Avedro, Inc., announced that, in preparation for its
US clinical trial, a select group of refractive surgeons
have completed training in the Lasik Xtra procedure
under Gustavo Tamayo, MD, at the Bogotá Laser
Center in Colombia.

The group of refractive surgeons who underwent
training with Dr. Tamayo included Peter H…

Abbott Launches Healon Duet Dual Pack OVD

The Healon Duet Dual Pack (Abbott Medical Optics
Inc.) ophthalmic viscosurgical device (OVD) is now
available in the United States, according to a company
news release.

The dual pack delivers Abbott’s Healon (sodium
hyaluronate 1%) and Healon EndoCoat (sodium hyaluronate
3%) OVDs in separate sterile trays within

Abbott Launches Healon Duet Dual Pack OVD

Abbott Medical Optics Inc. has launched the Healon
Duet Dual Pack ophthalmic viscosurgical device after receiving
FDA approval. According to a news release, the new
pack delivers the company’s Healon and Healon EndoCoat
viscoelastics each in a separate sterile tray within one convenient
package, allowing physicians t…