Posts Tagged ‘eyes’

The Eyes Have it: Researcher to Use Frogs in Vision Study

Posted by Lance Murray

A research project by a University of Texas at Arlington biologist will look at the world through the eyes of frogs to study how habitat such as living below or above ground affects the organs’ functions.

Matthew Fujita, assistant professor …

Swiss Pharma Powerhouse Buys Encore Vision

Posted by Lance Murray

Nearly a decade of research to solve a common eye ailment paid off for Encore Vision in Fort Worth.

The company, founded by Alcon Laboratories veteran Bill Burns, has been acquired by pharmaceutical giant Novartis, the Swiss company that also …

Orbis Flying Hospital Takes Eye Care to the World

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris


From the lasers in the operating room to the 46-seat 3-D classroom, Orbis Flying Eye Hospital crams the latest ophthalmic and broadcasting technology into an aircraft.

The MD-10 is the …

Essilor Researchers are Looking Out for Our Eyes

Posted by Dan Koller

If you’re reading this through a pair of glasses, there’s a better-than-zero chance your lenses were manufactured by Essilor. But there’s an equally good chance you’ve never heard of Essilor, much less noticed the French company’s U.S. headquarters along …

Alcon Experience Center Helps Eye-Care Company Share Its Vision

Posted by Dan Koller

Alcon has grown exponentially since Robert Alexander and William Conner slapped the first syllables of their last names on a Fort Worth pharmacy in 1945. What started out as a two-man operation is now a global company with 25,000 employees …