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FDA studies show nearly half of LASIK patients report problems

October 21, 2014 by Brad Perriello

Nearly half of the patients who underwent LASIK laser eye surgery reported problems after the procedure, according to an FDA study, although only 1% said the problems interfered with their daily lives.

FDA: Studies show nearly half of LASIK patients report problems

Some 45% of patients who had a laser eye surgery called LASIK later reported at least 1 visual symptom 3 months after the procedure, the FDA said yesterday.

Cynosure drops $13.2M on Ellman's RF devices

September 8, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Cynosure rounds out its minimally and non-invasive aesthetics portfolio with the $13.2 million acquisition of Ellman Intl. and its radiofrequency devices.

Cynosure drops $13.2M on Ellman's RF devices

Massachusetts-based Cynosure (NSDQ:CYNO) is looking to expand its market with new radiofrequency-based devices picked up in its $13.2 million acquisition of Ellman Intl.

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Biolase ex-CEO demands answers following his board resignation

August 14, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Ousted CEO Federico Pignatelli turns the spotlight on new leadership at his former company after resigning from the board of directors.

Biolase ex-CEO demands answers following his resignation

Former Biolase (NSDQ:BIOL) CEO Federico Pignatelli isn't ready to put down his dukes after dropping his seat on the company's board of directors.

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St. Jude and Volcano call a cease-fire

August 8, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

St. Jude Medical and Volcano agree to settle all litigation between them, putting to bed years of lawsuits over medical lasers and fractional flow reserve devices.

St. Jude and Volcano call a cease-fire

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Biolase ex-CEO Pignatelli ditches the board

August 7, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

Biolase's scorned former CEO Federico Pignatelli retires from the board of directors, saying that he was effectively forced out by hostilities from other members.

Biolase ex-CEO Pignatelli steps down from board

Former Biolase (NSDQ:BIOL) CEO Federico Pignatelli, who was removed from the corner office by a court order earlier this year, also walked away from the company's board of directors.

LensAR raises $8M for laser eye surgery

August 4, 2014 by Arezu Sarvestani

LensAR secures another $8 million in an equity funding round in support of its laser-based cataract surgery systems.

LensAR raises $8M for laser eye surgery

Opthalmology devices maker LensAR secured $8 million in equity funding, according to an SEC filing dated July 31, 2014.

Mass. Supremes deny St. Jude Medical in laser spat with Volcano

August 4, 2014 by Brad Perriello

The Mass. Supreme Judicial Court denies St. Jude Medical's bid to overturn the portions of a lower court's ruling that went against it in its laser technology spat with Volcano Corp.

Mass. Supremes deny St. Jude Medical in laser spat with Volcano

The highest court in Massachusetts largely denied

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