• 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. 
  • Unifeye Vision Partners teams up with California ASC

    Dallas-based Unifeye Vision Partners entered into a strategic alliance with Spencer Eye Center.
  • New ophthalmology company hits the market

    Ascendis Pharma has teamed up with an investor syndicate that includes Frazier Life Sciences, RA Capital Management, venBio and HealthQuest Capital to launch ophthalmology company Eyconis. 
  • Colorado Ophthalmology Associates hit with cyberattack affecting 6,000 patients

    Colorado Ophthalmology Associates recently experienced a cyberattack that resulted in the encryption and loss of electronic medical record files.
  • 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in Washington, DC

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in Washington, D.C., earns $692,900, 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.
  • Ophthalmologist burnout rate sees a significant decline

    Burnout among ophthalmologists decreased by 9% in the last year, according to Medscape's 2024 "Physician Burnout and Depression Report." 
  • American Society of Retina Specialists names president

    Reginald Sanders, MD, has been appointed president of the American Society of Retina Specialists. 
  • Coherus to divest ophthalmology business for $170M

    Biopharmaceutical company Coherus BioSciences has agreed to divest its ophthalmology franchise, Cimerli, to pharmaceutical company Sandoz for $170 million. 
  • 5 highest paid ophthalmologists in Baltimore

    The highest paid ophthalmologist in Baltimore earns $578,600, 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.

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