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    1. Avinger Enrolls First Patient in IMAGE-BTK Clinical Study Evaluating Safety and Efficacy Endpoints for Pantheris SV

      Avinger Enrolls First Patient in IMAGE-BTK Clinical Study Evaluating Safety and Efficacy Endpoints for Pantheris SV

      Avinger, Inc. (Nasdaq:AVGR), a commercial-stage medical device company marketing the first and only intravascular image-guided, catheter-based system for diagnosis and treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), today announced the initiation of the IMAGE-BTK clinical study for its Pantheris SV image-guided atherectomy system. IMAGE-BTK is a post-market trial designed to evaluate safety and efficacy endpoints for Pantheris SV in the treatment of peripheral artery lesions below-the-knee (BTK). Dr. Thomas Davis, an interventional cardiologist at Eastlake Cardiovascular, P.C. in Saint Claire Shores, Michigan, enrolled the first patient in IMAGE-BTK and will serve as the principal investigator of the study. After ...

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    2. Avinger Announces Successful First Procedures in Europe with Ocelaris Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Image-Guided Crossing Device

      Avinger Announces Successful First Procedures in Europe with Ocelaris Chronic Total Occlusion (CTO) Image-Guided Crossing Device

      Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGR), a commercial-stage medical device company marketing the first and only intravascular image-guided, catheter-based system for diagnosis and treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), today announced the first clinical experiences with the Ocelaris next-generation CTO crossing system utilizing Avinger's proprietary image-guided technology platform. Dr. Arne Schwindt, a vascular surgeon at St. Franziskus Hospital Münster, and Dr. Michael Lichtenberg, an interventional angiologist at Klinikum Hochsauerland, Arnsberg, used Ocelaris in multiple procedures across a variety of different lesion types and anatomy both above and below the knee. Avinger plans to continue supporting first cases with Ocelaris at ...

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    3. CPT codes for home OCT established

      CPT codes for home OCT established

      The AMA’s CPT® Editorial Panel has accepted three new category III codes for reporting patient-initiated remote retinal OCT scans, facilitated by Notal Vision’s home-based OCT pipeline technology Notal Vision, Inc., a privately held ophthalmic diagnostic services company focused on advancing eye care with precision medicine by extending disease management from the clinic to the home, announced today that the American Medical Association’s (AMA) Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) Editorial Panel has established three new Category III codes (0604T, 0605T, 0606T) to report patient-initiated remote retinal optical coherence tomography (OCT) scans, which is performed using Notal Vision’s home-based ...

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    4. PhotoniCare Announces FDA Clearance for First-In-Class Technology for Imaging the Ear

      PhotoniCare Announces FDA Clearance for First-In-Class Technology for Imaging the Ear

      PhotoniCare, Inc., a company dedicated to revolutionizing healthcare by providing physicians with better diagnostic tools, today announced that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for its TOMi ™ Scope for non-invasive imaging of the middle ear. Using optical coherence tomography (OCT) high resolution depth imaging, TOMi Scope helps to determine the presence or absence of fluid in the middle ear and to characterize the fluid type. According to clinical guidelines, the presence of fluid in the middle ear is a primary indicator for determining infection. Designed to eliminate subjectivity and speculation, TOMi Scope allows physicians ...

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    5. Avinger Receives CE Marking for Ocelaris, a Next-Generation Image-Guided CTO Crossing System

      Avinger Receives CE Marking for Ocelaris, a Next-Generation Image-Guided CTO Crossing System

      Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGR), a commercial-stage medical device company marketing the first and only intravascular image-guided, catheter-based systems for the diagnosis and treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), today announced it has gained Conformité Européenne (CE) Marking for Ocelaris, a next-generation chronic total occlusion (CTO) crossing system utilizing Avinger's proprietary image-guided technology platform. CE Marking allows clinical use of Ocelaris in the European Union (EU) and certain other countries that recognize CE Marking. Ocelaris is not available for clinical use in the United States at this time. Ocelaris is a product line extension of Avinger's Ocelot family ...

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    6. New World Resources and Perimeter Medical Imaging Provide Updates Regarding Their Amalgamation Transaction and Announce Amended and Restated Arrangement Agreement

      New World Resources and Perimeter Medical Imaging Provide Updates Regarding Their Amalgamation Transaction and Announce Amended and Restated Arrangement Agreement

      New World Resources Corp. (TSXV: NW) ("New World") and Perimeter Medical Imaging, Inc. ("Perimeter") are pleased to announce that they have now agreed to a completion goal of Q1 of 2020 for their amalgamation by way of plan of arrangement (the "Transaction"). The Transaction is an arm's length transaction and will result in a reverse take-over and change of control of New World by the shareholders of Perimeter. The resulting publicly traded company (the "Resulting Issuer") will be named Perimeter Medical Imaging AI, Inc. and its management team will be led by Will Rosellini and Perimeter's newly appointed ...

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    7. Carl Zeiss Meditec achieves significant increase in sales and earnings in fiscal year 2018/19

      Carl Zeiss Meditec achieves significant increase in sales and earnings in fiscal year 2018/19

      In fiscal year 2018/19, Carl Zeiss Meditec generated revenue of €1,459.3m, resulting in an increase of 13.9% (adjusted for currency effects: +11.7%) compared with the same period of the prior year (prior year: €1,280.9m). Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) rose significantly, to €264.7m (prior year: €197.1m). The EBIT margin was 18.1% (prior year: 15.4%). “This was a record year for Carl Zeiss Meditec AG, to which all business units and regions contributed,” says Dr. Ludwin Monz, President and CEO of Carl Zeiss Meditec AG. Ophthalmology and Microsurgery continue ...

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    8. Canon Inc. Realigns Strategy to Prepare for Eye Care Systems Business Growth

      Canon Inc. Realigns Strategy to Prepare for Eye Care Systems Business Growth

      As part of Canon Inc.’s global medical business strategic realignment, the eye care business operations within Canon U.S.A. Inc. will transfer to Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. effective January 1, 2020. Canon’s shift in business operations will allow Canon Medical Systems USA, Inc. to offer ophthalmologic solutions to IDN customers, while leveraging full line medical imaging business synergies to address population health challenges associated with chronic conditions. Chronic conditions can include age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, inherited retinal diseases and other retinal conditions that can lead to loss of vision and blindness. Positioning the eye ...

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    9. PhotoniCare Takes First Place at the 2019 HealthTECH Startup Competition

      PhotoniCare Takes First Place at the 2019 HealthTECH Startup Competition

      PhotoniCare took home first place at the 7th Annual Insight Product Development 2019 HealthTECH Startup Competition. The annual competition, sponsored by Insight Innovation Center – Chicago, MATTER, and iBIO, brings together a mix of healthcare industry and community stakeholders. The program aims to achieve the following goals: Improve lives by bringing innovative health solutions to patients Encourage entrepreneurship in the healthcare industry Grow the medical innovation ecosystem Connect investors and corporations with early-stage companies The competition included 10 finalists, selected based on a competitive application process, which came together on November 14th in Chicago, Illinois, to each give a five-minute startup ...

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    10. Australia’s Cylite promises the next generation OCT

      Australia’s Cylite promises the next generation OCT

      An Australian company is taking on the giants of ophthalmology with its own OCT device. LEWIS WILLIAMS looks at what the Cylite HP-OCT is doing different to set itself apart. When visiting trade displays at conferences, it is always wise to pay particular attention to the lower-key exhibits. That was certainly the case at the recent O=MEGA19 conference and trade exhibition held at Melbourne’s Convention and Exhibition Centre in July. There, on the Medmont stand, was an understated inclusion – an Australian designed and made optical coherence tomography (OCT) instrument. It is difficult to imagine a more unlikely or ...

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    11. The PhotoniCare team caps off a successful 2019 with a move to a new location

      The PhotoniCare team caps off a successful 2019 with a move to a new location

      2019 has been a very exciting AND BUSY year for the PhotoniCare team. In particular, the year has brought more growth and movement forward for the staff than ever before. Between funding agreements, opportunities for research studies, multiple industry trade shows, and more, the team has been busier than ever. If you’re just tuning in, here’s a snapshot of just a few of PhotoniCare’s 2019 highlights: Entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Adachi Co., LTD , (Osaka, Japan) to commercialize the TOMi ™ Scope device throughout Japan. ( read more here ) Initiated a multi-site registered clinical study to evaluate ...

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    12. Thorlabs Extends MEMS-VCSEL Swept-Wavelength Laser Source Offering to Include 1060 nm

      Thorlabs Extends MEMS-VCSEL Swept-Wavelength Laser Source Offering to Include 1060 nm

      Thorlabs announced today that it has released next-generation versions of its MEMS-VCSEL Swept-Wavelength Laser Sources. The new SL10 series, centered at 1060 nm, complements the already well-established SL13 series at 1300 nm and is available with four different sweep rates ranging from 60 kHz to 400 kHz. Based on a patented microelectromechanical system (MEMS) tunable vertical cavity surface emitting laser (VCSEL), these light sources feature a record-breaking coherence length of over 100 mm and include an active power control that maintains constant output power over the lifetime of the laser. All drive electronics and trigger signals needed to seamlessly integrate ...

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    13. Product News: EnFocus OCT fully integrated into the Proveo 8 microscope

      Product News: EnFocus OCT fully integrated into the Proveo 8 microscope

      At the 2019 ESCRS Congress in Paris, Leica Microsystems previewed their EnFocus intraoperative Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) system, which is built into the stand of the Proveo 8 ophthalmic microscope. This fully integrated solution is designed to enable surgeons to bridge the gap between pre-operative assessment and intraoperative tissue reaction during complex cornea, glaucoma, and retinal surgeries. EnFocus OCT enhances the ophthalmic surgeon’s view, providing cross-sectional images of subsurface ocular tissue details in real-time with ultra-HD resolution. It can help surgeons to overcome uncertainties in moments where they might ask themselves questions such as: Is there residual sub-retinal fluid ...

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    14. Notal Vision Announces Appointment of Dr. Kester Nahen as Chief Executive Officer

      Notal Vision Announces Appointment of Dr. Kester Nahen as Chief Executive Officer

      Notal Vision, Ltd., a privately held ophthalmic company focused on advancing eye care with precision medicine by extending disease management from the clinic to the home, is pleased to announce the appointment of Kester Nahen, PhD as Chief Executive Officer. Dr. Nahen joined the company as Chief Commercial Officer in August 2019, bringing a wealth of global leadership experience in the medical device industry to his new position. "I am delighted that Kester Nahen has accepted the offer to be Chief Executive Officer and lead Notal Vision through the company's next phase of growth and beyond," said Guy Katsav ...

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    15. ZEISS showcases next-level eye care digitalization at AAO 2019

      ZEISS showcases next-level eye care digitalization at AAO 2019

      New digital technologies and diagnostics from ZEISS presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) from October 12 - 15, 2019 At the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) in San Francisco, ZEISS Medical Technology Segment will present the latest in digital eye care innovation and high-resolution imaging from October 12 – 15, 2019. With the vision and the expertise to bring digital technology to the next level, ZEISS is helping doctors provide their patients with transformational care. “ZEISS has set the pace in digital advancements, collaborating with leading doctors and scientists around the world ...

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    16. Avinger, Inc.: Avinger Expands US Reach with Seven New Accounts in Third Quarter

      Avinger, Inc.: Avinger Expands US Reach with Seven New Accounts in Third Quarter

      Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGR), a commercial-stage medical device company marketing the first and only intravascular image-guided, catheter-based system for diagnosis and treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), today announced the launch of seven new Lumivascular centers during the third quarter, including sites in the high-volume PAD markets of Florida, Georgia and Arizona. This growth in new accounts is the result of continued expansion of Avinger's sales team and strong market demand for the Company's Pantheris and Pantheris SV image-guided atherectomy products. "We are excited to report the launch of seven new clinical centers using Avinger's best-in-class Lumivascular ...

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    17. Avinger Announces Full Commercial Launch of Pantheris SV

      Avinger Announces Full Commercial Launch of Pantheris SV

      Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVGR ), a commercial-stage medical device company marketing the first and only intravascular image-guided, catheter-based system for diagnosis and treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), today announced the full commercial launch of the Pantheris SV (small vessel) image-guided atherectomy system in the U.S. All current and prospective Lumivascular accounts are now eligible to order the Pantheris SV device. Avinger launched Pantheris SV at select Avinger sites in late July in order to demonstrate the product's ease of use and efficiency across a variety of user approaches and vascular conditions in a real-world clinical setting, as well ...

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    18. Canon Xephilio OCT-A1 Optical Coherence Tomography Device Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

      Canon Xephilio OCT-A1 Optical Coherence Tomography Device Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance

      Expanding the company's lineup of eye-care product offerings, Canon U.S.A. , Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is pleased to announce the new intuitive, user-friendly Xephilio OCT-A1 Optical Coherence Tomography device from Canon Inc. This device features automated acquisition functionality, which makes it easy to use, allowing healthcare professionals to obtain high-quality reproducible scans and images. The Xephilio OCT-A1 Optical Coherence Tomography device has received FDA 510(k) clearance for sale in the United States of America 1. The Xephilio OCT-A1 Optical Coherence Tomography device, together with the required RX Capture software, computer and LCD monitor (collectively ...

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    19. Specsavers Installs the 350th Topcon Maestro Fully Automated OCT

      Specsavers Installs the 350th Topcon Maestro Fully Automated OCT

      Leading OCT Technology Enables Specsavers Optometrists to Provide Unsurpassed Eye Care to Their Patients Topcon Medical Systems (TMS), of Oakland, NJ, USA, a leading provider of diagnostic equipment and software solutions for the eye care industry, and Specsavers, Australia’s #1 optometry practice network, are pleased to announce the installation of the 350th Topcon Maestro Fully Automated OCT/Fundus Camera into Specsavers retail locations across Australia and New Zealand. After careful consideration of several devices, Specsavers chose to incorporate the Maestro OCT into all its locations based on its ease of use, space-saving design, enhanced diagnostic tools and clinical accuracy ...

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    20. ZEISS to showcase advancements in digital and surgical technology at ESCRS 2019

      ZEISS to showcase advancements in digital and surgical technology at ESCRS 2019

      During the 2019 European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS) Annual Meeting in Paris , ZEISS Medical Technology Segment will present new technologies advancing the digitalization of eye care and high-resolution imaging, helping doctors maximize clinical efficiency and performance. ZEISS ARTEVO 800 ZEISS CIRRUS 6000 including application ZEISS SL 800

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    21. Avinger Announces Commercial Launch and First Patients Treated in Hong Kong

      Avinger Announces Commercial Launch and First Patients Treated in Hong Kong

      Avinger, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVGR), a commercial-stage medical device company marketing the first-ever image-guided, catheter-based system for the diagnosis and treatment of Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD), today announced the commercial launch of its Lumivascular products in Hong Kong. Avinger has an exclusive distribution agreement with Integmed Ltd. for the sale and marketing of Avinger’s Pantheris image-guided atherectomy and Ocelot image-guided chronic total occlusion (CTO) crossing systems in Hong Kong. The first shipment of devices has been made under the agreement and training of Integmed’s sales and clinical support teams has been completed. Dr. Yiu Che Chan, a highly-experienced vascular ...

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    22. ZEISS Showcases New CIRRUS 6000 OCT System at the European Society of Retina Specialists 2019 Congress

      ZEISS Showcases New CIRRUS 6000 OCT System at the European Society of Retina Specialists 2019 Congress

      CIRRUS 6000 at EURETINA ZEISS Showcases New CIRRUS 6000 OCT System at the European Society of Retina Specialists 2019 Congress The ZEISS CIRRUS 6000, 100kHz OCT system promises to dramatically elevate the efficiency of eye care practices. ZEISS Medical Technology Segment expands its *CIRRUS ® — the most trusted Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) with the launch of its new CIRRUS 6000, 100kHz ultra-fast OCT system that promises to dramatically elevate the efficiency of advanced care practices. CIRRUS 6000 is the latest addition to an already robust portfolio of OCT devices that are designed to meet the needs of all types and levels ...

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