News & Press Releases

 Improved Reimbursement for Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation (ECP) when Combined with Cataract Surgery

January 10, 2020

CMS addresses feedback from the medical community by elevating CPT reimbursement for new combined cataract and ECP codes[1] Reimbursement increase effective January 1, 2020 is $931 and $1,900 for ASCs and hospitals, respectively[2] ECP is a safe and effective surgical procedure to reduce intraocular pressure[3] in patients suffering from glaucoma Waltham, MA – January 00 […]

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BVI Expands Vitreoretinal Surgery Presence

December 6, 2019

Acquisition of Arcadophtha increases BVI’s market position by adding a specialist in vitreoretinal surgical liquids and gases Waltham, MA – December 6, 2019 – BVI, one of the fastest growing diversified companies in ophthalmology, today announced it has acquired Arcadophtha SARL (Arcad), a France-based ophthalmic company specializing in silicon oils, gases and perfluorocarbons used in vitreoretinal […]

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Pointers to Prevent Posterior Capsular Rupture

September 30, 2019

Journal: Outpatient Surgery Magazine | Issue: May 2019 | Author: Daniel Cook | Cataract surgeons who claim they’re not worried about piercing the posterior capsule with a sharp instrument or oscillating phaco tip? “They’re either lying or retired,” says Uday Devgan, MD, a cataract surgeon in Los Angeles, Calif. (cont.)

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PhysIOL® to Launch FineVision Triumf®– the First and Only Trifocal EDOF IOL – Raising the Bar for Presbyopia-Correction

September 12, 2019

The next generation FineVision Triumf Intraocular Lens (IOL) extends the market-leading FineVision® Trifocal family and builds on 9 years of clinical experience since PhysIOL launched the world’s first Trifocal IOL The FineVision Triumf IOL, for use in Europe currently, effectively restores visual function at distances from far to near. The visual acuity for the intermediate […]

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BVI Medical names Shervin Korangy as President and Chief Executive Officer

May 16, 2019

Waltham, Mass – May 16, 2019 – BVI Medical, Inc. (BVI), a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of surgical devices for the ophthalmic marketplace, announced today that it has named Shervin Korangy as President and Chief Executive Officer. He has also been appointed to BVI’s Board of Directors. Most recently, Korangy served as Chief Financial […]

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Facing Complicated Glaucoma Cases

February 22, 2019

Journal: EyeWorld | Issue: February 2019 | Author: Nathan Radcliffe, MD, Nathan Radcliffe, MD, Glaucoma editor With the voluntary recall of the CyPass Micro-Stent (Alcon, Fort Worth, Texas), the glaucoma community has turned its attention to the corneal endothelium, and EyeWorld has enlisted glaucoma and cornea experts Ramesh Ayyala, MD, and John Berdahl, MD, to […]

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The Wonderful World of MIGS

February 5, 2019

Journal: Ophthalmology Management | Issue: February | Author: Michael Patterson, DO | The Wonderful World of MIGS, The term “minimally invasive glaucoma surgery” (MIGS) was coined in 2009 by Dr. Ike Ahmed. I am sure he had no idea of the door he was opening when he bestowed that catchy name on it — for MIGS […]

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Best of Eyetube 2018

December 31, 2018

Journal: CRSToday | Issue: December | Author: Unknown | 2018 Best of Eyetube recognized the top videos of the past year. Steve Silverstein’s Endoscopic Cataract Surgery video was feature 3rd out of 10! (cont.)

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TPG Capital backs BVI to Acquire PhysIOL Group SA

December 20, 2018

Combination to create a comprehensive cataract product portfolio and expand footprint into new and existing markets. Transaction marks third addition to the BVI platform, following company’s acquisitions of Malosa Medical and Vitreq. Waltham, Mass – December 20, 2018 – BVI (Beaver-Visitec International), a leading developer, manufacturer, and marketer of specialized surgical devices and custom procedure […]

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Trifocal IOLs Rank High In European Surgeons’ Preferences

December 10, 2018

Journal: Ocular Surgery News | Issue: December 2018 | Author: Ocular Surgery News, Among IOLs for presbyopia, trifocal options are gaining increasing appreciation. According to many users, physicians and patients, the combination of distance, intermediate and near vision gives crisp image quality with only a small price to pay in terms of optic phenomena. Not […]

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