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Nidek and Hoya Vision Care launch global partnership
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Nidek and Hoya Vision Care launch global partnership

New agreement focuses on offering patients a wider array of ophthalmic services.
Amazon launches online subscription service for generic drugs
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Amazon launches online subscription service for generic drugs

The new service is exclusive to Prime members for a flat rate of $5 per month.
Are glaucoma and obstructive sleep apnea connected?
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Are glaucoma and obstructive sleep apnea connected?

New research assessed a 50% more likelihood for glaucoma among OSA patients from Singapore.
Viatris officially acquires Oyster Point Pharma, Famy Life Sciences
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Viatris officially acquires Oyster Point Pharma, Famy Life Sciences

The company now owns the rights to Tyrvaya as part of its newly established Viatris Eye Care Division.
Harrow to acquire US rights to 5 ophthalmic products from Novartis
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Harrow to acquire US rights to 5 ophthalmic products from Novartis

Acquisition marks the second deal between the two companies in less than a year.
Amgen is purchasing Horizon Therapeutics
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Amgen is purchasing Horizon Therapeutics

Billion-dollar deal is expected to close in early 2023.
Can I have a copy of my glasses prescription? —Weekly Glance
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Can I have a copy of my glasses prescription? —Weekly Glance

Sure, but you may soon have to sign for it.
Harrow and iOR Partners expand national product supply agreement
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Harrow and iOR Partners expand national product supply agreement

Harrow’s entire formulary of compounded ophthalmic products will be available to iOR Partnres' office-based surgery locations across the country.
Alcon officially acquires Aerie
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Alcon officially acquires Aerie

Alcon announced Wednesday that it has completed its purchase of Aerie Pharmaceuticals, 3 months following the companies announcing their definite merger agreement.
Sightpath Medical purchases Accusite Surgical
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Sightpath Medical purchases Accusite Surgical

Sightpath, a provider of mobile ophthalmic services for cataract and refractive surgery, announced it will be acquiring Accusite Surgical, a mobile cataract surgery company.
Is Novartis selling its ophthalmology franchise?
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Is Novartis selling its ophthalmology franchise?

A Bloomberg report claims Novartis AG is in the early stages of considering selling its ophthalmology and respiratory units in order to invest in cutting-edge medicines.
Medicare reimbursement rates for glaucoma procedures on the decline
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Medicare reimbursement rates for glaucoma procedures on the decline

New research published in the Journal of Glaucoma shows that the average adjusted reimbursement for 22 procedures saw a near-21% decrease over the last 20 years.
New exclusive license agreement gives Ocuphire rights to develop, commercialize Nyxol
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New exclusive license agreement gives Ocuphire rights to develop, commercialize Nyxol

The preservative-free eye drop is getting new ownership.
Viatris seals the deal on two ophthalmic acquisitions
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Viatris seals the deal on two ophthalmic acquisitions

Viatris just announced it will acquire Oyster Point Pharma and Famy Life Sciences.
CooperVision adds SynergEyes to specialty contact lens portfolio
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CooperVision adds SynergEyes to specialty contact lens portfolio

CooperVision is expanding its presence in the specialty lens space.