Innovation finds its way into all areas of medtech, and ophthalmic treatments represent another burgeoning space. It may not be a new wave, but medtech companies continue to improve upon technologies for the human eye. Implants, lenses and more comprise the space’s latest innovations, with a number of companies finding new ways to fix old […]
Bausch + Lomb, Clearside Biomedical launch Xipere in U.S.
Bausch Health’s (NYSE:BHC) Bausch + Lomb and Clearside Biomedical (Nasdaq:CLSD) launched their Xipere product in the U.S. today. Clearside Biomedical designed the Xipere triamcinolone acetonide suprachoroidal injectable suspension therapy with a proposed indication for treating macular edema associated with uveitis, a form of eye inflammation. Xipere works with Clearside’s proprietary SCS Microinjector to deliver the […]
Systemic therapy beats Bausch & Lomb implant in NIH uveitis study
Systemic therapy of corticosteroids and immunosuppressants better preserved vision in patients with uveitis compared to Bausch & Lomb‘s long-lasting corticosteroid intraocular implant in a clinical trial supported by the National Eye Institute, a branch of the National Institutes of Health. In 7 years, visual acuity remained stable in patients receiving systemic therapy and declined by […]
Sanofi promotes Sibold to exec VP of Sanofi Genzyme | Personnel Moves – April 13, 2017
Sanofi (NYSE:SNY) said at the start of April that it promoted Bill Sibold to exec VP of Sanofi Genzyme, effective July 1, 2017. Sibold succeeds Dr. David Meeker, who is slated to leave the company at the end of June. Sibold is the head of Sanofi Genzyme’s global multiple sclerosis, oncology and immunology organization. He […]