CHICAGO—January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. And to help practitioners better educate patients and caregivers on the disease, in partnership with Responum Health, Prevent Blindness has launched The Glaucoma Community a new and comprehensive resource accessible online or via the mobile app. The Community provides users with a variety of features including:
WATERLOO, Ontario—The latest update of the Ultimate Eye Science Game, CORE Knowledge 2.0, is now available at COREKnowledgeGame.org. With the addition of nearly 100 new topics and a reset leader board, its creators ask: who will become the top-ranked players among the global optometry and ophthalmology communities? The online game debuted at ARVO in 2018 […]
COLUMBUS, Ga.—Aflac (NYSE: AFL), a leading provider of supplemental insurance products, announced this week the national launch of Aflac Vision and Dental Insurance, which the company said marks its “expansion into offering products based on a provider network.” As a component of the insurer's continual growth strategy, the new coverage allows Aflac to offer even […]
FORT MYERS, Fla.—Quigley Eye Specialists, a Florida-based medical and surgical practice, said this week that it has partnered with Community Eye Center and St. Lucy’s Eye Surgery Center (collectively Community Eye) as it expands its presence in the Florida eyecare sector.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif.—Adverum Biotechnologies, a clinical-stage gene therapy company targeting unmet medical needs in ocular and rare diseases, last week announced plans for a new Good Manufacturing Practices facility in Durham, N.C. Adverum will invest over $80 million in the 174,000-square-foot facility, located in Research Triangle Park (RTP). The site will include four 1,000-liter bioreactors, […]
WATERLOO, Ontario—The latest update of the ultimate virtual eye science game, CORE Knowledge 2.0, is now available at COREKnowledgeGame.org. With the addition of nearly 100 new topics and a reset leader board, one question remains: who will become the top-ranked players among the global optometry and ophthalmology communities? The online game debuted at ARVO in […]
Once you've been vaccinated for COVID-19, you'll likely feel relieved and optimistic, and rightfully so. However, vaccination doesn't mean you should let your guard down completely. In fact, keeping up mask-wearing and social distancing will remain important for a while, still. Head over to NPR for more information.
There are a lot of rich people who’ve saved a lot of money and really want to spend it. Is that going to be enough to make up for all the business that has been lost? No, but it’s going to look like a faster recovery.