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Dec 16, 2014, 15:00 ET

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies Completes Financing - Proceeds to Accelerate Market Uptake of its Advanced Age-Related Macular Degeneration Therapy

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies ("VisionCare"), the developer, manufacturer and marketer of the Implantable Miniature Telescope ("IMT" by Dr....

Nov 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

CMS Establishes New Ambulatory Surgery Center Payment for VisionCare's Telescope Implant for Macular Degeneration

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., ("VisionCare"), a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related...

Oct 13, 2014, 08:00 ET
Smaller than a pea, the telescope implant uses wide-angle micro-optics to improve vision for patients with End-Stage AMD, the most advanced form of macular degeneration. (PRNewsFoto/VisionCare Ophthalmic Tech)

FDA Approves VisionCare's Telescope Implant for Macular Degeneration in Patients 65 Years and Older

 VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc. ("VisionCare"), a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related...

Apr 15, 2014, 14:45 ET

VisionCare Appoints Industry Veterans, Mark Forchette, and John Ryan of ONSET Ventures to its Board of Directors

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration,...

Mar 28, 2014, 11:00 ET

VisionCare Announces Management Promotions

 VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related macular...

Sep 17, 2013, 07:00 ET

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies Secures Up To $15MM To Accelerate Growth Of Its Novel Treatment For Age-Related Macular Degeneration

 VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc. ("VisionCare"), the developer, manufacturer and marketer of the Implantable Miniature Telescope...

Jul 09, 2013, 12:36 ET

CMS Proposes Permanent Medicare Payment for VisionCare's Telescope Implant for Macular Degeneration

 VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., today announced the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed to provide...

Nov 08, 2012, 06:00 ET

VisionCare Implantable Telescope Technology Presentations Featured at Upcoming American Academy of Ophthalmology and Ophthalmology Innovation Summit Meetings

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., developer of the first FDA-approved ophthalmic telescope implant indicated to improve vision in patients...

Nov 08, 2012, 06:00 ET

VisionCare Receives Health Canada License for First-Ever Telescope Prosthesis for End-Stage Macular Degeneration

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., developer of the first FDA-approved ophthalmic telescope implant indicated to improve vision in patients...

Jul 02, 2012, 14:30 ET

VisionCare Announces New Reimbursement Code for Telescope Implant Procedure

 VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., developer of the first FDA-approved ophthalmic telescope implant indicated to improve vision in...

Jun 08, 2012, 09:00 ET
End-Stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration is the leading cause of blindness. The disease creates a permanent central vision blind spot making it difficult or impossible to recognize even close family or friends.

Telescope Implant for End Stage Macular Degeneration Now Available Across the Nation

 VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., developer of the first FDA-approved ophthalmic telescope implant indicated to improve vision in...

Jan 22, 2012, 23:00 ET

VisionCare Announces Close of Series E Expansion Financing and Board Changes

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of end-stage age-related...

Nov 10, 2011, 14:00 ET

First Patient Receives FDA-Approved Telescope Implant for End-Stage Macular Degeneration

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, today announced that the first patient has received...

Sep 08, 2011, 16:00 ET

Medicare Establishes Reimbursement for VisionCare's Implantable Telescope for Macular Degeneration

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, today announced that the Centers for Medicare and...

Feb 05, 2011, 23:00 ET

Elka Nir Joins VisionCare Board of Directors

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of end-stage age-related macular...

Jan 10, 2011, 08:40 ET

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies Closes $31 Million Series E Financing

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices designed to improve vision in patients with end-stage...

Nov 30, 2010, 08:00 ET

VisionCare Appoints Richard Powers Executive Vice President

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, today announced Richard P. Powers has been appointed...

Nov 17, 2010, 06:00 ET

VisionCare's Macular Degeneration Telescope Implant Named 'Best of What's New' 2010 by Popular Science

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, today announced the Implantable Miniature Telescope...

Oct 13, 2010, 23:36 ET

VisionCare's Implantable Telescope for Macular Degeneration Featured in Presentations at Upcoming American Academy of Ophthalmology Meeting

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, today announced upcoming scientific presentations on...

Jul 06, 2010, 09:00 ET
CentraSight uses telescope implant to improve vision in macular degeneration.  (PRNewsFoto/VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc.)

VisionCare Announces FDA Approval for First-Ever Implantable Telescope for End-Stage Macular Degeneration

VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...