News & Press Releases

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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Secondary Glaucoma Management: An Alternative to a Drainage Implant

December 6, 2018

Journal: Retina Today | Issue: November/December | Author: Dr. Martin Uram, MD, MPH, If silicone oil causes an IOP spike, endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation can be used to normalize it. There’s a good reason why silicone oil is used as an intraocular tamponade, but there is arguably a better reason why many retina surgeons avoid its use if […]

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Glaucoma Myth Busters: Myths About Endoscopic Cyclophotocoagulation

December 1, 2018

Journal: Glaucoma Physician | Issue: December | Author: Steven R. Sarkisian Jr., MD A MIGS procedure with an excellent safety profile. Endoscopic cyclophotocoagulation (ECP) has been in existence for many years and really was the first MIGS procedure. Still, there are lingering myths about this procedure that must be addressed. Tens of thousands of people […]

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In Conversation With Salman Waqar

December 1, 2018

Journal: EyeNews | Issue: December/January 2019 | Author: Hari Kaneshayogan, Hari Kaneshayogan interviews Salman Waqar, a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a keen interest in medical innovation. He is the inventor of the Waqar suture removal forceps, which combines suture cut and removal in one instrument. He has also created an injection guide with the potential to eliminate the […]

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Innovation In Surgery

November 12, 2018

Article: Retina Specialist | Issue: November 2018 | Authors: Flavio Rezende, MD, PhD, and Natalia Vila, MD, PhD, FEBO Digitally assisted visualization can make endoscopy more accessible for vitreoretinal surgery. Three-dimensional, digitally assisted visualization systems are enhancing optical microscope-based approaches to vitreoretinal surgery. Besides the clear advantages of the 3-D technology over the traditional approach—4,000-pixel […]

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