January 2011
Ocular Surgery News;1/25/2011, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p35
Academic Journal
This section offers news briefs related to the ophthalmic industry. A definitive agreement signed by Novartis will allow the company to acquire 100% control of Alcon, which Novartis plans to designate as its new eye care division. Reicher Technologies announced that it has launched a redesigned and expanded company website aimed at improving the customer experience. Santen Pharmaceutical has introduced a diquafosol tetrasodium ophthalmic solution for treating dry eye in Japan, co-developed with Inspire Pharmaceuticals.


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