OASIS MEDICAL LAUNCHES TWO SUPPLEMENTS
Oasis Medical Inc. recently unveiled two new dietary supplements, Oasis Tears Vision and Oasis Tears Omega. Oasis Tears Vision contains a combination of maqui berry, astaxanthin, zeaxanthin, lutein, and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) all delivered in a small softgel. One softgel is the serving size. Oasis Tears Vision is packaged as a 30-day supply.
Oasis Tears Omega contains 3,000mg of DHA and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) in a three-softgel serving size. A single softgel holds 1,000mg of DHA and EPA for convenient physician-recommended dosing adjustments, according to the company. Visit www.oasismedical.com or call (844) 820-8940. ■
BAUSCH + LOMB LAUNCHES PRESERVISION AREDS 2 FORMULA MINIGELS
Bausch + Lomb (B+L) recently announced the U.S. launch of PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula minigel eye vitamins. The new minigels will replace the currently offered PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula soft gels, offering patients an easier-to-swallow option as compared to the original AREDS 2 soft gels, according to the company. Bausch + Lomb says that PreserVision AREDS 2 Formula minigel eye vitamins contain the exact nutrient formula recommended by the National Eye Institute (NEI) for people who have moderate-to-advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD) based on the AREDS2 clinical study.
PreserVision AREDS 2 minigel eye vitamins are available at major retailers nationwide in the vitamin aisle and have a suggested retail price of $32.99 (120-count bottle). Visit www.preservision.com . ■
BAUSCH + LOMB EXPANDS PARAMETERS FOR BIOTRUE ONEDAY
Bausch + Lomb announced the U.S. launch of expanded parameters for Biotrue Oneday daily disposable contact lenses. The expansion will add six new parameters (–9.50D, –10.00D, –10.50D, –11.00D, –11.50D, and –12.00D), bringing the total sphere power offering to +6.00D to –12.00D. Call (800) 828-9030 or visit www.bausch.com/ecp . ■
ART OPTICAL INTRODUCES INTELLIWAVE PRO CUSTOM SOFT LENSES
Art Optical recently introduced Intelliwave Pro, a new line of custom soft lenses featuring freeform stabilization for rapid lens positioning and quick focusing, according to the company.
The Intelliwave Pro’s stabilizing system is licensed technology from UltraVision CLPL in the United Kingdom and features Peripheral Balancing Zones that interact with the top and bottom lids. Art Optical says that this interaction creates stabilizing forces that allow for rapid lens positioning and focusing, usually within 20 seconds. Quick and stable lens orientation ensures crisp, clear vision at all times and eliminates visual fluctuations during gaze excursions and head tilts, according to the company.
Intelliwave Pro is offered in aspheric, aspheric toric, multifocal, and multifocal toric designs, with a broad range of parameters. Art Optical says that Intelliwave Pro multifocal optics are truly flexible, combining center-near and center-distance designs with additional options to optimize vision for the dominant eye in today’s presbyopic population.
Intelliwave Pro can be manufactured in Contamac’s Definitive (efrofilcon A, 74%) silicone hydrogel material, which is recommended as a quarterly replacement lens, or it can be manufactured in hydrogel material for biannual replacement. Intelliwave Pro lenses are backed by Art Optical’s comprehensive warranty program and are manufactured and shipped in just two to three days of order, according to the company. Visit www.artoptical.com or call (800) 253-9364. ■
EYEPRINT PROSTHETICS RELEASES SCANFITPRO SOFTWARE
EyePrint Prosthetics announced the development of its new scleral lens fitting software, ScanFitPro. This new technology employs EyePrint Prosthetics’ scleral lens designer algorithm to automatically design a lens in 3D. According to the company, practitioners have the ability to customize the fitting of the lens using patented Elevation Specific Technology.
ScanFitPro utilizes Oculus Pentacam’s Corneal Scleral Profile (CSP) for scleral mapping precision. The CSP Report is generated by 250 Scheimpflug images covering a diameter of up to 17mm. All images of the CSP scan are taken in a straight-on gaze without the need for secondary gazes, preventing off-axis elevation disparities, according to the company.
EyePrint Prosthetics says that this custom software gives physicians the ability to design a device with a patient’s own scleral profile, allowing for the highest level of design accuracy and speeding up the fitting process. The topographical data received from the CSP Report is combined with an overlaid iris image to allow physicians to visualize the devices on patients’ eyes. The company says that the ScanFitPro automatically aligns the optics with patients’ line of sight, eliminating the need for guessing and multiple trial lens fittings. Visit www.eyeprintpro.com or call (720) 598-6867. ■
SUN PHARMA LAUNCHES CEQUA IN U.S. MARKET
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (Sun Pharma) announced that one of its wholly owned subsidiaries has commercialized Cequa (cyclosporine ophthalmic solution) 0.09% in the United States. The company says that Cequa, which offers the highest concentration of cyclosporine for ophthalmic use approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is indicated to increase tear production in patients who have keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye). Cequa is the first and only FDA-approved cyclosporine treatment delivered with nanomicellar (NCell) technology, which helps to improve the bioavailability and physicochemical stability of cyclosporine, resulting in improved ocular tissue penetration, according to Sun Pharma. Visit Cequa.com or call (833) 44-Cequa.