Posts From September, 2019

Retinal Consultants of Arizona partners with American Vision Partners

American Vision Partners (“AVP”), one of the largest and fastest-growing eye care physician practice management organizations in the nation, announced the completion of a strategic partnership with Retinal Consultants of Arizona (“RCA”), the largest retina provider in the Southwest. This partnership creates the fourth largest retina practice in the nation. Retinal Consultants of Arizona will… Read More »


Pravin U. Dugel, MD: Oculis Announces Appointment of Leading Ophthalmology Specialists to Scientific Advisory Board

Eric D. Donnenfeld, M.D., an internationally recognized expert and pioneer in refractive, cornea and cataract surgery  Ramin Tadayoni, M.D., Ph.D., renowned professor and ophthalmologist in the diagnosis and treatment of retinal diseases, retinovitreal surgery and ophthalmic imaging  Lausanne, Switzerland, September 17, 2019 – Oculis S.A., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing next-generation topical ophthalmic treatments for… Read More »


Pravin U. Dugel, MD: Oxurion NV Reports Additional Positive Topline Data from Phase 1 with THR-149, a novel, potent plasma kallikrein inhibitor for DME

Oxurion NV Reports Additional Positive Topline Data from Phase 1 with THR-149, a novel, potent plasma kallikrein inhibitor for DME Immediate onset of action – starting from Day 1 with increasing average improvement in Best Corrected Visual Acuity (BCVA) of up to 7.5 letters at Day 14 following a single injection of THR-149. Prolonged durability… Read More »


Pravin U. Dugel MD: Financing Retinal Innovation Panel At Ophthalmology Innovation Summit @ ASRS 2019

Watch the Financing Retinal Innovation panel at Ophthalmology Innovation Summit @ ASRS 2019. The panel takes places at OIS@ASRS at the Ritz Carlton in Chicago on July 25, 2019. Participants: Emmett T. Cunningham Jr., MD, Ph.D., MPH, Senior Managing Director – Blackstone Life Sciences Michael Keyoung, MD, Ph.D., Managing Director & Head, North America –… Read More »


Pravin U. Dugel MD: As Retina Innovators Look Outside US for Funding, Here’s What to Watch Out For

September 4, 2019|Steve Lenier CHICAGO – As innovation in the retina space has grown over the past quarter-century, so has the need for capital to finance those activities. One way innovators are meeting that need is by entering into partnerships with ex-US entities, one of many issues explored by a panel session on financing retina… Read More »