News from the ophthalmology industry, October 2008
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B&L and Schwind join the femtosecond fan club
Bausch & Lomb and Schwind are following the latest industry trend by forming strategic alliances with femtosecond laser manufacturers 20/10 Perfect Vision and Ziemer Ophthalmic Systems, respectively.
ICL and TICL counter LASIK slowdown
David Bailey, president of international operations at Staar Surgical, makers of the Visian ICL & TICL, says ICL technology allows surgeons to differentiate themselves in the slowing LASIK marketplace. Mr Bailey was speaking at a media briefing during this year's congress of the ESCRS in Berlin, Germany.
An article authored by Josef Reiter, MD, titled "My way to Epi-LASIK", which appeared in the July/August issue of Ophthalmology Times Europe, contained an error on page 20.