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BAUSCH + LOMB WILL PRESENT 14 SCIENTIFIC POSTERS FEATURING NEW ANALYSES INVOLVING ITS SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIES AT THE 2021 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF CATARACT AND REFRACTIVE SURGERY

 
 

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 19, 2021 – Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business, today announced the presentation of 14 scientific posters involving the company’s ophthalmic surgical technologies at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting, which will take place from July 23-27, 2021, in Las Vegas.

“We are always pleased to have surgeons sharing new scientific findings related to our products,” said Chuck Hess, vice president and general manager, U.S. Surgical, Bausch + Lomb. “The presentation of this data helps clinicians learn more about the benefits of these technologies and how to employ them in ways that will further the ophthalmic surgical field and help deliver excellent outcomes for their patients.”

Ten of the presentations discuss the clinical performance of one or more of Bausch + Lomb’s enVista®, Crystalens® and Trulign® intraocular lens (IOL) platforms. Two posters will highlight the results of studies in which investigators used the cloud-based eyeTELLIGENCE clinical decision support software, which is available exclusively on the Stellaris Elite® vision enhancement system, to evaluate energy and fluidics metrics and analyze the impact of COVID-19 on ophthalmic surgeries. Another poster will compare the refractive astigmatism prediction accuracy of Emmetropic Verifying Optical toric calculator. A final poster will feature a clinical evaluation of the safety and efficacy of the ClearVisc dispersive ophthalmic viscosurgical device, which was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in ophthalmic surgery in April 2021.

The full schedule of research (in alphabetical order) to be presented includes:

  • “Applying the Validated Spectacle Independence and Negative Symptom Surveys of Presbyopia Correcting IOL’s to a Monofocal IOL.” Mahootchi, A.
  • “Clinical Evaluation of Safety and Effectiveness of New Dispersive Ophthalmic Viscosurgical Device (OVD).” Jackson, M.
  • “Comparing Clinically Significant Lens Rotations in Various Toric IOL Platforms: A Retrospective Consecutive Case Series Analysis.” Hu, E.
  • “Evaluation of Energy-Fluid Metrics in Various Phases of Vacuum based Phacoemulsification with Cloud Based Database System.” Shultz, M.
  • “Evaluation of Rotational Stability on Enhanced Aberration Neutral Toric Monofocal IOL: A Prospective Multicenter Post-Approval Study.” Wiley, W. et al.
  • “Impact of COVID-19 on Ophthalmic Surgeries Utilizing a Cloud-Based Database.” Singh, IP.
  • “Improving Refractive and Visual Acuity Outcomes with Low Diopter Toric Intraocular Lenses Using Intraoperative Aberrometry.” Stephenson, D.
  • “Improving Surgical Efficiency with New Preloaded Monofocal Intraocular Lens.” Shultz, M.
  • “Long-term results of Presbyopic Correcting IOL With and Without CTR.” Liang, E.
  • “Long-term Safety Assessment of Plate-Haptic Toric Posterior Chamber IOL: A 3-Year Post-Approval Multicenter Study.” Stephenson, D.
  • “Low Cylinder Torics, Real World Practice, Prevalence.” Singh, IP.
  • “Performance of Barrett Versus Emmetropic Verifying Optical (EVO) Toric Calculators for Astigmatism Correction.” Pantanelli, S.
  • “Second Eye IOL Choice when Patient Is Unhappy with Trifocal Side Effects but Happy with Unaided Near Vision.” Mahootchi, A.
  • “Visual Outcomes and Effective Cylinder Correction on Enhanced Aberration Neutral Hydrophobic Acrylic Toric Monofocal IOL.” Whitman, J.

 

About Bausch + Lomb
Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business of Bausch Health Companies Inc., is solely focused on helping people see better to live better. Its core businesses include over-the-counter products, dietary supplements, eye care products, ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, contact lenses, lens care products, ophthalmic surgical devices and instruments. Bausch + Lomb develops, manufactures and markets one of the most comprehensive product portfolios in the industry, which is available in approximately 100 countries. For more information, visit www.bausch.com.

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