Bausch + Lomb has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Victus femtosecond laser platform for laser-assisted lens fragmentation during cataract surgery.
A new surgical advance—the Intrepid Balanced phacotips designed specifically for microcoaxial torsional ultrasound—has been found to have a significantly increased emulsification effect and markedly reduced shaft action compared with the traditional Kelman flared and mini-tips, said Khiun Tjia, MD.
AbbVie has reached a deal to buy Shire for $89.56 per share, or about $54.6 billion.
Allergan has announced that, alongside its second-quarter financial results, it will reduce its workforce by about 1,500 employees—about 13% of its current global headcount—as part of efforts to boost stockholder value.
Genotyping reveals that certain patients with moderate age-related macular degeneration may benefit more from the AREDS formulation than others.