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New Punctal Plug Features Tapered End for Easier Insertion

The device is made with a degradable material designed to last about six months.
April 8, 2024

Contact Lens Ordering App Debuts

Alcon’s Marlo service keeps ECPs in control of the experience. The company augmented the platform with new features this week.
March 1, 2024

All-in-one Device for Ocular Surface Assessment Launches

This new tool can crank out results for 10 distinct tests that help diagnose and evaluate dry eye and OSD, developers say.
January 26, 2024

New Oculus Headset Touts Faster Testing

The Easyfield can assess a patient’s visual field, color vision and stereopsis using a lightweight, wearable device, the company says.
January 24, 2024

New Imaging Device Combines OCT, UWF Imaging

Called the Mirante, the multimodal camera can also capture fundus autofluorescence and use several angiography modes.
January 11, 2024

Reichert to Launch Four Dry Eye Devices in 2024

These include two for ocular surface evaluation, an anterior imaging system and a treatment for MGD and evaporative DED.
December 18, 2023

New Sustained-release Implant Approved for IOP Lowering

A single administration of a prostaglandin analog delivery device called iDose TR could help control pressure and reduce or eliminate the need for topical drops for well over a year.
December 15, 2023

User-Friendly SLT Device Gets Approved in US

The laser pulses are applied directly to the eye using a transscleral approach, meaning that a gonio lens isn’t needed.
December 13, 2023

New RF Device Performs Both MGD and Aesthetic Lid Procedures

Patients should see improvement after four 12-minute sessions, Lumenis reports.
November 16, 2023

New Desktop Perimeter Improves Testing Speed, Patient Experience

Topcon says its device, called Tempo, is 39% faster than SAP and has been found to be accurate at tasks ranging from disease screening through advanced glaucoma assessment.
November 1, 2023