• Eye Physicians of Libertyville acquires Illinois eye clinic

    Eye Physicians of Libertyville (Ill.) acquired Northern Illinois Eye Clinic in Mundelein.
  • Optometrist sues former employer for gender discrimination, retaliation

    Optometrist Alana Curatola, OD, has filed a gender discrimination and workplace retaliation lawsuit against Sequim, Wash.-based Northwest Eye Surgeons alleging she was fired the day after returning back to work from parental leave, according to an April 1 report from Medscape.
  • Central Utah Eye opens 4th location

    Central Utah Eye opened a location in Ephraim, Utah, its fourth practice, according to a March 27 report by the Daily Herald.
  • 5 highest-paid ophthalmologists in San Antonio

    The highest-paid ophthalmologist in San Antonio earns $642,900 per year, 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.
  • Cleveland Clinic's eye institute enters partnership with Clario

    Cleveland Clinic's Cole Eye Institute is partnering with Clario, a healthcare research and technology company.
  • AI has 100% detection rate of blindness-causing condition

    New artificial intelligence technology has shown a 100% success rate in identifying severe cases of a blindness-causing condition that affects prematurely born babies, according to new research from Oregon Health & Science University and collaborators, published in the journal JAMA Ophthalmology. JAMA Ophthalmology. 
  • UAMS eye institute adds Dr. Chaow Charoenkijkajorn

    Little Rock, Ark.-based Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science added Chaow Charoenkijkajorn, MD, to its staff.
  • Johns Hopkins ophthalmology leader dies at 81

    Walter Stark, MD, an ophthalmology leader and innovator, died on Feb. 29 at the age of 81, according to an obituary in the Baltimore Sun. 
  • 10 updates to know on the ophthalmology industry

    Here are 10 updates that ASC leaders need to know about the ophthalmology space that Becker's has reported on since Jan. 22:
  • More eye product recalls hit 2024

    Brassica Pharma is voluntarily recalling some of its eye ointment products due to a lack of sterility assurance at the facility where they were produced. 
  • Can AI diagnose patients better than ophthalmologists?

    Artificial intelligence may outperform physicians when it comes to diagnosing and treating glaucoma, according to a Feb. 22 study published in JAMA Ophthalmology. 
  • American Vision Partners suffers data breach

    Medical Management Resource Group, doing business as American Vision Partners, experienced a cybersecurity incident impacting patient data.
  • ReFocus Eye Health adds 8 practices

    Management organization ReFocus Eye Health has added eight ophthalmology practices in New Jersey to its portfolio. 
  • The least depressed physician specialty

    While depression is on the rise among all physician specialties, one ASC specialty faces lower rates of depression than its counterparts, according to a Feb. 20 report from the American Medical Association based on a depression and burnout survey of 7,360 specialists.
  • Utah considers reducing qualifications for some eye surgeries

    The Utah Senate is weighing a bill that would decrease the qualifications required to perform some laser eye procedures, according to NBC affiliate KSLTV.
  • 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in Nashville

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in Nashville, Tenn., earns $648,500, 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.
  • Vision private equity activity on the decline

    The total number of healthcare-focused private equity deals decreased by 16.2% in 2023, while vision-focused deals decreased dramatically, according to Pitchbook's "Healthcare Services Report" published Feb. 8.
  • U of California optometrists hold 2-day strike, allege labor law violations

    Optometrists at four University of California campuses held a two-day strike Feb. 6 and 7 after negotiations with the health system failed, according to a Feb. 6 report from KQED.
  • Global ophthalmology market to hit $94B by 2030

    The global ophthalmology market is expected to hit $94 billion by the end of the decade, according to market analysis from ResearchAndMarkets.com.
  • 10 best, worst states for eye health

    Hawaii has been named the best state for eye health in 2024, while West Virginia landed in the bottom spot, according to a new report from RX Safety based on data from the CDC, KFF and the Bureau of Labor Statistics. 

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