Vision Care

CDC awards .2 million to UAMS to establish statewide collaboration to improve maternal and child health

CDC awards $1.2 million to UAMS to establish statewide collaboration to improve maternal and child health

Enlarge image A young mother gently cradles her baby in her arms. December 7, 2022 | LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has been awarded $1.2 million in federal funds over five years to help establish a Perinatal Quality Collaborative (PQC) to improve the quality of care for mothers and …

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UC Davis opens new state-of-the-art eye care facility

UC Davis Health welcomed the first patients to its new state-of-the-art Ernest E. Tschannen Eye Institute building this week. According to a university press release, the facility is dedicated to advancing world-class eye care and offering hope for the restoration of sight through cutting-edge technology, pioneering research, and eye care clinicians. “The tremendous generosity of …

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Butterfly seeks new CEO and more digital health hires

butterfly network, maker of a smartphone-connected wearable ultrasound system, announced that Chairman and CEO Dr. Todd Fruchterman is stepping down. He will also leave his position on the board of directors. Jonathan Rothberg, founder and chairman of the board, will step in as interim CEO, and Fruchterman will assist Butterfly management in the transition until …

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In the United States, adults with visual impairment reported reduced access to health care services

A new analysis of the 2018 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey indicated that adults with visual impairments reported having lower access to and use of health care than those without impairments. The results focused specifically on a lower prevalence of having health insurance coverage, a regular health care provider, and receiving dental care, as …

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Buying child-safe toys this holiday season may reduce risk of eye injury: Canadian Ophthalmological Society

Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month highlights how eye-safe toys can help prevent serious eye injuries TORONTO, December 7, 2022 /CNW/ – With the holidays approaching, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society would like to stress the importance of purchasing eye-safe toys when shopping this holiday season. Every year, many children end up in the emergency room …

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Vision Care Group and ThinkCyte Announce Advanced Cell Therapy Research Alliance

TOKYO and KOBE, Japan, December 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Vision Care Group and ThinkCyte today announced a research partnership to advance cell therapy in retinal diseases. The partnership combines Vision Care Group’s expertise in the development of investigative cell therapies with Ghost Cytometry, ThinkCyte’s artificial intelligence (AI)-based label-free cell sorting and characterization technology. The partnership …

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Global Eye Care Market to Reach $85.69 Million by 2028 at a CAGR of 3.7% – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The report “Global Eye Care Market, by Product, Distribution Channel and Region – Forecast and Analysis 2022-2028” has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. Global Eye Care Market was valued at USD 66.45 Million in 2021, and it is projected to reach a value of USD 85.69 Million by 2028, at a CAGR of …

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IQ LASER VISION, A LEADER IN EYE CARE IN LOS ANGELES

LOS ANGELES, June 08, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IQ Laser Vision, an eye practice with experienced ophthalmologists offering state-of-the-art services, is proud to announce new vision correction technology that corrects most myopia and astigmatism in patients who receive it. The EVO ICL is a comfortable, natural implantable lens that complements existing vision but does not …

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