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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Ocular Therapeutix’s Strong Bounce Back

After Re-submitted NDA a Year Ago, Ocular Therapeutix Finds Its Path Forward

In July 2018 Ocular Therapeutix re-submitted its New Drug Application for Dextenza to the Food and Drug Administration. At that time, Scott Corning, the company’s ...
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ASCRS 2019

Reporter’s ASCRS Notebook: Five Things in Dry Eye, MIGS, Imaging, and Mydriatics

SAN DIEGO – The 2019 meeting of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery is about a month in the rearview mirror, but these ...
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Four Imaging and Diagnostic Platforms Making the Move Toward More Individualized Treatment

Imaging and diagnostics in ophthalmology are moving toward more individualized patient treatment, with quicker and more detailed diagnoses leading to improved and more specific treatment ...
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A Dozen Takeaways from OIS@ASCRS 2019

A Dozen Takeaways from OIS@ASCRS 2019

Last week’s OIS@ASCRS 2019 saw a record number of registrants, and the 650 attendees were treated to a wealth of information from the presenting companies, ...
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How OIS@ASCRS 2019 Breaks the Mold

OIS@ASCRS Features New Sessions, Companies

OIS@ASCRS 2019 will convene next Thursday, May 2, preceding the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery annual meeting in San Diego. This year’s OIS@ASCRS ...
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Will Dexycu’s Cost Inhibit Its Use?

Will Dexycu’s Cost Inhibit Its Use?

Eric Donnenfeld, MD, of Ophthalmic Consultants of Long Island, recently performed the first cataract surgery in the country using Dexycu (EyePoint Pharmaceuticals), administered as a ...
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‘Shark Tank’-like Winning Pitch Challenge Beckons Innovative Ideas by February 18

‘Shark Tank’-like Winning Pitch Challenge Beckons Innovative Ideas by February 18

A new Winning Pitch Challenge (WPC) symposium is coming to the 2019 American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery meeting, providing an opportunity for entrepreneurs ...
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Nicox Patiently Pursues Moves to Build Value

Nicox Patiently Pursues Moves to Build Value

Nicox SA has taken several steps in the past few months to increase shareholder value. It has two product candidates headed toward Phase II trials, ...
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Will Changes in the FDA’s 510(k) Process Be Good for Innovators?

Will Changes in the FDA’s 510(k) Process Be Good for Innovators?

Key players in the medical device industry, including one major player in ophthalmology, have issued mixed reviews in response to the Food and Drug Administration’s ...
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Lessons and Pearls for Moving the Dry Eye Space Forward

Lessons and Pearls for Moving the Dry Eye Space Forward

Before he was chairman of Oyster Point Pharmaceuticals, Michael Ackermann, PhD, worked with a team developing an implantable device. It looked promising, but it was ...
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Explaining the Explosion in the Dry Eye Space

Explaining the Explosion in the Dry Eye Space

At OIS@AAO 2018, strong attendance at the breakfast breakout session “Evolution of the Dry Eye Market” made a statement about the current level of interest ...
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The Gems You’ll Find at OIS@AAO 2018

The Gems You’ll Find at OIS@AAO 2018

Diamonds are emerging as the new 10th anniversary gift. Here’s a look at a few of gems you can mine at the 10th OIS@AAO in ...
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