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Renowned contact lens manufacturer Bausch & Lomb has been sold for US$8.7 bn to Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals. The sale was first mooted publicly in December 2012, with rumours of an IPO in April. Sam Anson reports and comments. more

30 May 2013 09:14 News

Intra Ocular Lens (IOL)

Source: NuSil

Intraocular lenses, or IOLs, are similar to contact lenses, except that they are implanted into the eye while contact lenses are not. Two authors from NuSil look at low consistency silicone elastomers (LCEs) in lens applications. more

29 May 2013 13:00 Technology

Intraocular lenses (IOLs) usually consists of a small plastic lens with plastic side struts, called haptics, to hold the lens in place within the capsular bag inside the eye. Abbott's new Tecnis Toric 1-piece IOL is to correct astigmatic vision. more

18 Apr 2013 00:00 Devices

The owners of contact les maker Bausch & Lomb are leaning towards an initial public offering. more

10 Apr 2013 11:51 News