Steve Lenier

Steve Lenier

Contributing Writer

Steve Lenier began a career in medical literature over 30 years ago. He has worked on a variety of publications and projects, and across a number of specialties. Since 2005 most of his time has been spent covering ophthalmology, both print and online.

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June 8 2021

Apellis Building on Its Platform with APL-2 for Geographic Atrophy

Weeks after receiving Food and Drug Administration approval for its complement factor 3 (C3) inhibitor pegcetacoplan, now known as Empaveli, to treat adults who have ...
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May 19 2021

Innovega is Moving Quickly in Augmented- and Virtual-Reality Space

In 2020 Innovega, which is headquartered in Bellevue, WA, and has development facilities in San Diego, was recognized in a listing of "Cool Companies" selected ...
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May 4 2021

The Myopia Management Market: ‘How Big is Big?’

“How big is big?” That was a question that Dwight Akerman, OD, MBA, FAAO, FBCLA, put to a panel of industry insiders at last week’s ...
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April 28 2021

Despite Interruption, Pixium Vision Aims to Keep Moving Toward Commercializing Prima System

Despite a potential business arrangement with a fellow retinal prosthesis innovator falling apart in recent weeks, Paris-based Pixium Vision is working to stay on course ...
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April 20 2021

Gyroscope Therapeutics Completes Financing to Advance Gene Therapy Candidate for GA

Gyroscope Therapeutics recently raised $148 million in a Series C financing to advance the clinical development of GT005, its lead investigational gene therapy, which is ...
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March 16 2021

New Technology and Teamwork Are Key for Combining Forces

Science and teamwork are important factors for companies considering acquisitions, collaborations, or partnerships in the dry eye space. That was the consensus of corporate leaders ...
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February 16 2021

Verana Health and Janssen Enter Real-World Data and Data Science Collaboration

Verana Health has entered into a research collaboration with Janssen Research & Development, a unit of Johnson & Johnson, that focuses on curating real-world data ...
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January 5 2021

Looking Ahead to 2021, Finding Value in 2020’s Lessons

Robert Kissling, VP, medical affairs for Bausch + Lomb, says forced changes can be the mother of innovation. If so, then 2020 should have sired ...
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December 1 2020

Awareness and Innovation May Address Underdiagnosed Dry Eye Population

Dry eye disease is notoriously underdiagnosed. It’s also a market with a strong upside potential. In a recent interview with OIS Weekly, internationally known anterior ...
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November 24 2020

Reimbursement Will Guide Innovation in Glaucoma

In ophthalmic innovation, great ideas only go so far. Without a potential revenue stream, investors would leave great ideas at the bench. In glaucoma, however, ...
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November 10 2020

Exploring Why Pharma Hesitates to Embrace Drug-Delivery Methodologies

Drug-delivery technologies typically aim to improve pharmacologic and therapeutic properties of already approved drugs, but pharmaceutical companies are sometimes hesitant to acquire, develop, or invest ...
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October 28 2020

The Next Wave of Glaucoma Innovation: Moving Beyond MIGS

Part 2 of 2 Micro-invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) has been in the forefront of innovation in the glaucoma space, and while MIGS innovation still has ...
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