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Community mourns loss of ophthalmic leader, Roger Steinert, MD
Community mourns loss of ophthalmic leader, Roger Steinert, MDThe ophthalmic community mourns the loss of Roger Steinert, MD, an internationally renowned and respected corneal, cataract, and refractive surgeon. Dr. Steinert passed away on June 6 at the age of 66 after a 2 ½-year battle with glioblastoma. He died peacefully at his home in Colorado, surrounded by his wife, April, and their family.
FDA approves AcuFocus corneal inlayThe FDA has approved AcuFocus’ corneal inlay product (KAMRA inlay.) The device is indicated to improve near vision by extending depth of focus in patients with presbyopia who have emmetropic refractions (+0.50 to –0.75 D).
AcuFocus introduces new surgical planning deviceAcuFocus has launched a new diagnostic and surgical planning instrument designed to further optimize clinical outcomes for its corneal inlay (Kamra) and streamline the patient care process.
Peterson resigns as AcuFocus CEOEdward Peterson, president and chief executive officer of AcuFocus Inc., will resign from the company effective April 30, 2013.