• EyeSouth Partners adds 2 ASCs to network

    EyeSouth Partners, an eye care-focused management services organization, has added two ASCs to its network.
  • 5 ophthalmology updates

    Here are five ophthalmology updates Becker's has reported on since Sept. 13:
  • Texas ophthalmologist indicted for healthcare fraud, money laundering

    Michael Hochman, MD, an ophthalmologist in Laredo, Texas, has been indicted for healthcare fraud and money laundering.
  • 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in Chicago

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in Chicago earns $679,400, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $265,450 ophthalmologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Michigan eye surgery center adds ophthalmic surgeon

    Iron Mountain, Mich.-based Garrett Eye Center has added Cameron Anderson, MD, to its team of providers, according to an Oct. 2 report by Iron Mountain Daily News. 
  • 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in Miami

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in Miami earns $724,000, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $265,450 ophthalmologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Unifeye Vision Partners enters Texas market

    Unifeye Vision Partners has partnered with Dallas-based Sweeney Eye Associates, marking its entry into the Texas market. 
  • 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in Dallas

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in Dallas earns $735,800, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $265,450 ophthalmologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in New York City

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in New York City earns $715,100, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $265,450 ophthalmologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in Los Angeles

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in Los Angeles earns $1,500,000, according to Medscape's salary reporter tool, which is much higher than the mean annual wage of $265,450 ophthalmologists make according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • FDA warns CVS, Walgreens over sale of unapproved eye drops

    The FDA issued warning letters to eight companies for manufacturing or marketing unapproved ophthalmic drugs that have questionable sterility and the potential to harm users.
  • Dr. Nicole Topilow joins OCLI Vision

    OCLI Vision has added ophthalmologist Nicole Topilow, MD, to its eye care team. 
  • 10 ASCs with the highest volume of glaucoma surgeries

    Tower Clock Eye Center-Green Bay (Wis.) Surgery Center performed over 1 percent of all glaucoma procedures performed at U.S. ASCs in 2022, according to June 29 data from Definitive Healthcare. 
  • Swagel Wootton Eye Institute completes ASC renovation

    Mesa, Ariz.-based Swagel Wootton Eye Institute has completed renovations on its Mesa ASC, updating interiors, adding additional space for nurses and enhancing its layout for medical and surgical eyecare services. 
  • North Idaho Eye Institute moves into former restaurant

    Coeur d'Alene-based North Idaho Eye Institute is opening a new, expanded location at a former restaurant in Post Falls, Idaho, according to a Sept. 3 report from the Coeur d'Alene/Post Falls Press. 
  • Law firm investigates data breach at Georgia eye center

    Lynch Carpenter, a national class action law firm, is investigating claims against Cumming, Ga.-based Milan Eye Center related to a data breach. 
  • Georgia Eye Partners debuts minimally invasive glaucoma procedure

    Atlanta-based Georgia Eye Partners has become the first in the state to debut the iTrack Advance Canaloplasty Device, a minimally invasive glaucoma surgical device used to reduce intraocular pressure. 
  • Can chatbots succeed as medical advice-givers?

    Chatbots like ChatGPT might be as good as physicians when it comes to giving ophthalmology patients advice, according to an Aug. 25 report from Medscape. 
  • Oklahoma eye center adds treatment tech to reverse blindness

    The Dean McGee Eye Institute, based in Oklahoma City, partnered with OU Health to become one of the 17 centers in the nation to provide a new treatment to reverse vision loss in patients, according to an Aug. 25 report from The Oklahoma City Sentinel.
  • Georgia eye center suffers data breach

    A third-party vendor of Cumming, Ga.-based Milan Eye Center experienced a data breach that compromised patient information, according to an Aug. 24 article from an attorney from Console and Associates published by JD Supra.

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