Other news tidbits:

If you……
…fit scleral lenses:  Bausch & Lomb launched a new scleral lens called Zen RC Scleral Contact Lens.
…co-manage cataract patients:  Alcon launched a new trifocal toric IOL called AcrySof IQ PanOptix Toric.
…like hearing about new tech – check out the new autofocusing glasses (note how I didn’t say stylish).
…like a good robot story – a robot successfully breaks the clot in a vein occlusion.
…keep up with eyecare business news – due to Alcon’s flat fourth-quarter sales and a $120 million operating loss, Novartis announced that it might sell off Alcon, or it might not – they are considering their options.  Which officially gives you the most vague news story of the week.

Jaclyn Garlich
Dr. Garlich graduated from the New England College of Optometry in 2010 and completed a residency in primary care and ocular disease at the St. Louis VA. In 2013, she developed an optometry clinical reference mobile app available in the iTunes store. In 2016, she founded 20/20 Glance, a weekly optometry newsletter that gives a rundown on clinically relevant optometry news in an easy to digest format.

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