JACKSONVILLE, Fla. and SANTA ANA, Calif., April 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & JohnsonVision, a broad-based global leader in vision, today announced that a suite of new research from its eye health portfolio will be presented at the 2018 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting in Honolulu,
"Through our robust research program, we are seeking to discover, develop and bring to eyecare professionals and patients new solutions that will help protect their eyesight for life," said Dr. Xiao-Yu Song, Global Head of Research and Development for Johnson & Johnson Vision. "Our lineup of new data slated for presentation at the ARVO Annual Meeting demonstrates our commitment to discovering answers that will help further elevate how we care for our eyes, the most precious of our human senses," she said.
Contact Lenses With the world leading ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lens business and its ongoing innovation and research efforts, Johnson & Johnson Vision is exploring new ground for the over 125 million contact lens wearers' worldwide.1 Data at the ARVO Annual Meeting will cover new scientific findings related to tear-film integration and techniques for assessing contact lens wettability, both of which are important for the comfort and wear experience of patients, among other topics.
Cataract As the leader in premium cataract intraocular lens (IOL) implants, anchored by the TECNIS® Family of IOLs, Johnson & Johnson Vision is highlighting scientific insight on optical and visual performance for toric IOLs, clinical methods for predicting rates of eyeglass wear, and more.
LASIKAs the leader in laser corrective eye surgery, LASIK, Johnson & Johnson Vision is showcasing new data toward its quest for best visual outcomes as well as outcome measures following LASIK surgeries in key poster presentations throughout the ARVO Annual Meeting.
Other Noteworthy Data of NoteThe following studies feature Johnson & Johnson Vision research in two additional areas including dry eye disease and studies of its proprietary femtosecond laser platform.
Johnson & Johnson Vision Johnson & Johnson Vision, through its operating companies, is committed to improving and restoring sight for patients worldwide. Since debuting the world's first disposable soft contact lens in 1987, Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. has been helping patients see better through their world-leading ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses portfolio. In 2017, with the addition of Abbott Medical Optics Inc., the Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision business, Johnson & Johnson invested further in eye health by expanding into cataract surgery, laser refractive surgery (LASIK) and consumer eye health. Serving more than 60 million patients a day across 103 countries, Johnson & Johnson Vision is committed to helping more people in more places improve or restore their sight. Dual headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, and Santa Ana, California, Johnson & Johnson Vision has more than 10,000 employees worldwide. For more information about Johnson & Johnson Vision, visit us at www.jjvision.com. Follow @JNJVision on Twitter and Johnson & Johnson Vision on LinkedIn.
Important Safety Information for ACUVUE®
ACUVUE® Brand Contact Lenses are indicated for vision correction. As with any contact lens, eye problems, including corneal ulcers, can develop. Some wearers may experience mild irritation, itching or discomfort. Lenses should not be prescribed if patients have any eye infection, or experience eye discomfort, excessive tearing, vision changes, redness or other eye problems. Consult the package insert for complete information. Complete information is also available from Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., by calling 1-800-843-2020, or by visiting www.jnjvisionpro.com.
TECNIS® is a registered trademark of Johnson & Johnson Surgical Vision, Inc.ACUVUE® is a registered trademark of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. © 2018 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc.
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