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News Index for Friday, October 31, 2014
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014, 09:00:03 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 16, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announces that it will be formally launching its corporate citizenship initiative coined, Paragon Gives. On Sunday October 19, 2014, Paragon BioTeck, will kick off its newly branded corporate social responsibility initiative at the annual American Academy of Ophthalmology conference in Chicago, Ill.  
Wed, 15 Oct 2014, 14:29:43 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 15, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, will be exhibiting at the American Academy of Ophthalmology (Booth #4550) in Chicago, Ill., on October 18 - 21.  
Tue, 14 Oct 2014, 09:00:42 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PLYMOUTH, Minn., Oct. 14, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- SilkTears, LLC, a privately held, research-based and product-driven biotechnology company, announced today that advances in protein-based excipient technology may allow for the development of artificial tear products that will more closely represent certain characteristics of the natural makeup of the tear film, and may help the significant population of patients suffering from dry eye syndrome.  
Wed, 25 Jun 2014, 15:04:47 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, Ore., June 25, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical and medical device company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, devices and therapies, announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its Comfortear(R) Lacrisolve(TM) Absorbable Punctum Plug.  
Thu, 19 Jun 2014, 07:00:34 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 19, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- The British are coming! The British are coming! There will be a British invasion at The Mint, Los Angeles' legendary cultural enclave for live music, on Saturday, July 19 when Global Journey Media presents popular UK artists, the singing duo, Unsung Lilly, in a benefit concert performance for Better Vision For Children (BVC).  
Wed, 04 Jun 2014, 11:31:56 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, Ore., June 4, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held U.S. biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and therapies, announces its FDA approved Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, USP 2.5 percent and 10 percent, to dilate the pupil, is readily available through Bausch + Lomb or your primary wholesaler.  
Wed, 09 Apr 2014, 06:00:29 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, Ore., April 9, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company specializing in the development of ophthalmic pharmaceuticals and therapies, received FDA approval of Phenylephrine Hydrochloride Ophthalmic Solution, USP 2.5 percent and 10 percent, to dilate the pupil on March 21, 2013.  
Tue, 08 Apr 2014, 07:00:25 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SOUTHGATE, Mich., April 8, 2014 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southgate Surgery Center in Southgate, Michigan is now offering patients the FDA-approved LENSAR(TM) Laser System, a new femtosecond laser technology designed to remove cataracts and restore vision more safely and accurately than traditional cataract surgery.  
Fri, 08 Nov 2013, 17:19:12 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 8, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Leading biopharmaceutical company Paragon BioTeck, Inc. announced today that it plans to launch its new line of products, known as Ilast(R), at the Annual American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting in New Orleans. Paragon signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Horus Pharma to supply Ilast(R) ocular care products in the U.S. last month, and the company is excited to release these products to ophthalmology professionals.  
Wed, 09 Oct 2013, 12:59:11 EDTEdited by Liisa Sullivan
PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 9, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Horus Pharma for rights to supply the Ilast(R) range of its medical-grade ocular hygiene and lid care products within the United States; it begins on an exclusive basis this month.  
Fri, 26 Jul 2013, 09:00:13 EDTEdited by Christopher Simmons
SOUTHGATE, Mich., July 26, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Southgate Surgery Center announced that it has acquired the groundbreaking ORA System(R) to support its ophthalmic surgeon's ability to bring more precise vision outcomes for patients having cataract surgery. ORA-guided procedures enable surgeons to measure the eye and refine outcomes during the procedure, rather than having to "wait and see" as with traditional cataract surgery.  
Fri, 19 Apr 2013, 19:04:12 EDTEdited by Christopher L Simmons
MADISON, N.J. and TIGARD, Ore., April 19, 2013 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Bausch + Lomb, the global eye health company and Paragon BioTeck, Inc. today announced that the companies have entered into a license agreement for Bausch + Lomb to commercialize and distribute Paragon's phenylephrine in the United States on an exclusive basis beginning this month.  
Mon, 18 Jun 2012, 04:59:47 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y., June 18, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in the Hudson Valley, announced today that she has been invited by 'AMERICAN HEALTH FRONT!' to present the latest developments in corneal eye wound treatment. Dr. Davidian will be discussing her experiences using a unique alternative to surgery for corneal wound repair and healing called ProKera(R).  
Thu, 14 Jun 2012, 15:45:20 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
TIGARD, Ore., June 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Paragon BioTeck, Inc., a research and development organization in the eye care industry, today announced that the company's online community discussion forum and blog, Noble Vision Group, has added the revolutionary plug-in, Treato. The plug-in, released to developers in May, 2012, allows users to search Treato's database of over 1 billion patient-generated social media posts, providing important insights into the side effects and efficacy of over 11,000 medications.  
Tue, 14 Feb 2012, 07:59:03 EDTEdited by Jessica Sand
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y., Feb. 14, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Mary Davidian, M.D., of Highland Ophthalmology Associates, a leading eye surgeon in The Hudson Valley, announces offering her patients a unique corneal wound repair and healing device called ProKera(R). Today, ProKera(R) is the only medical device that can provide wound healing to patients afflicted with a damaged cornea, the outer transparent surface of the eye.  
Tue, 03 Aug 2010, 13:52:08 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of Cataract Awareness Month, Highland Ophthalmology Associates, in New Windsor, NY, will be offering free Cataract Screenings during the month of August, 2010. Highland Ophthalmology Associates highly encourages anyone at risk to participate in their Cataract Awareness Program.  
Thu, 13 May 2010, 14:06:19 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
DAYTON, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- GlassesUSA.com is setting a new standard in the e-commerce industry. The New Jersey-based online store continues to make headlines by partnering with the Better Business Bureau of New Jersey to ensure that their customers have peace of mind when purchasing their glasses. The online retailer that sells prescription glasses all over the world understands the importance of great customer service.  
Thu, 08 Apr 2010, 08:58:46 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
PARAMUS, N.J. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Topcon Medical Systems announced today that the mobile version of its successful EyeRoute(R) Image Management Suite is now available as a dedicated iPhone application from the Apple(R) iTunes store in North America. First presented in October 2009 at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting in San Francisco, EyeRoute Mobile sets the stage for connectivity on the go.  
Tue, 09 Mar 2010, 13:51:05 EDTEdited by Debra Tone
EUGENE, Ore. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Noble Vision Group, LLC, a research and development organization today announced reports of favorable results for the topical dye formulation, Fluramene(TM), among leading eye care professionals. Fluramene, the proprietary Fluorescein Sodium and Lissamine Green dye combination is a sterile solution packaged in a 15mL bottle with a control tip dropper. The benefits of both dyes have been studied comprehensively and are well reported as diagnostic tools used independent of each other.  
Mon, 11 Jan 2010, 16:06:32 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month, Highland Ophthalmology Associates, in New Windsor, NY, will be offering free Glaucoma Screenings on Saturday, January 16, 2010. Highland Ophthalmology Associates encourages anyone at risk to please participate in their Glaucoma Awareness Program. 'Glaucoma is like high blood pressure and diabetes - you have to check your eye pressure regularly,' said Mary Davidian, M.D. fellowship trained ophthalmologist at Highland Ophthalmology.  
Thu, 06 Aug 2009, 13:53:12 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of Cataract Awareness Month, Highland Ophthalmology Associates, in New Windsor, NY, will be offering free Cataract Screenings during the month of August, 2009. Highland Ophthalmology Associates encourages anyone at risk to please participate in their Cataract Awareness Program. 'Cataracts are the leading cause of visual loss in Americans 65 and older,' said Mary Davidian, M.D. fellowship trained ophthalmologist at Highland Ophthalmology.  
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 22:42:11 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SPOKANE, Wash., March 10 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Colligo celebrates 10 years as a leader in assistive technology with new magnification aids and lower prices on its complete product line. Colligo's low vision magnifier for television, ezRead 200: Similar to a computer mouse, the ezRead 200 is placed directly on top of a book, newspaper or reading material to display the magnified image in full color right on a television screen. Built in LED lighting enhances the reading experience. Magnification is at a level of the higher cost CCTVs.  
Tue, 10 Mar 2009, 14:46:04 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
BROOKLYN, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the American economy rebuilds itself, consumers are more frugal with their money. They are hitting the internet to look for deals and also to find customer-to-customer ratings of various stores including e-commerce sites. GlassesUSA.com, an e-commerce optical store now based in Brooklyn, New York, is the latest company to receive BizRate's customer certified medal rating.  
Wed, 14 Jan 2009, 11:46:06 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
NEWBURGH, N.Y., Jan. 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- In recognition of Glaucoma Awareness Month, Highland Ophthalmology Associates, in Newburgh, NY, will be offering free glaucoma screenings on Saturday, January 24, 2009. Highland Ophthalmology Associates encourages anyone at risk to please participate in their Glaucoma Awareness Program.  
Thu, 30 Oct 2008, 16:53:04 EDTEdited by Carly Zander
SILVER LAKE, Ohio, Oct. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- ACE Vision Group, Inc. today announced the appointment of Marguerite McDonald, M.D. as Global Medical Director. Dr. McDonald is a cornea / refractive / anterior segment specialist for Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, Lynbrook, NY. She is presently a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at New York University (NYU) in Manhattan and an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans.  

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