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Bausch + Lomb Announces Presentation of New Data at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting

21 Poster Presentations include Evaluations of Consumer, Pharmaceutical, Surgical and Vision Care Products and Pipeline Programs, Including a Novel Dry Eye Nutritional Supplement

Bausch + Lomb Corporation (NYSE/TSX: BLCO), a leading global eye health company dedicated to helping people see better to live better, today announced the presentation of 21 scientific poster presentations during the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, which will take place in Seattle May 5-9, 2024.

The posters highlight the results of studies evaluating consumer, pharmaceutical, surgical and vision care products from the company’s broad eye care portfolio, as well as pipeline innovations. These include a novel daily nutritional supplement formulated to address dry eye symptoms, which is the focus of two posters as well as a paper published recently in Frontiers in Ophthalmology.

“We’re focused on supporting research that advances scientific knowledge of our products and fosters the development of new innovations to serve the holistic needs of eye care professionals and consumers,” said Yehia Hashad, MD, executive vice president, Research & Development and chief medical officer, Bausch + Lomb. “The breadth of data being presented at this meeting, as well as the recent publication evaluating our novel nutritional supplement for dry eyes, Blink NutriTears®, underscore this ongoing commitment.”

Following is a complete list of titles and lead authors for each of these posters:

  • “Analysis of Glare and its Impact on Retinal Image Quality in Intraocular lenses.” Hosten et al.
  • “A Natural Language Processing Approach to Identify Patients with Uveitic Macular Edema in the IRIS® Registry.” Jin et al.
  • “Clinical Evaluation of a Multi-Ingredient Oral Supplement on Dry Eye Symptoms and Tear Volume.” Barbour et al.
  • “Clinical Evaluation of a Novel Lipid-Containing Eye Drop.” Yassine et al.
  • “Comparison of Clinical Studies from the US and India of a Multi-Ingredient Oral Supplement.” Ryan et al.
  • “Comparison of a Novel Lipid Nano-Emulsion Eye Drop with an Existing Lubricating Eye Drop.” Morrow et al.
  • “Development of an In Vitro Assay to Evaluate the Antioxidant Effects of Erythritol and Glycerin in Human Corneal Epithelial Cells.” VanDerMeid et al.
  • “Effects of Perfluorohexyloctane on the Ocular Pharmacokinetics of Latanoprost and Prednisolone Acetate After Topical Administration to Rabbits.” Cavet et al.
  • “Effects of Perfluorohexyloctane on Corneal Healing in an Ex Vivo Study of Rabbit Corneas.” Alexander et al.
  • “Efficacy of Perfluorohexyloctane Ophthalmic Solution in Patients with Dry Eye Disease Stratified by Baseline Severity.” Sheppard et al.
  • “Enhancing Silicone Oil Removal Efficiency: A Comparative Study of Ultrasonic Vitrectomy Handpieces and Conventional Methods.” Higgins et al.
  • “Evaluating a Novel Contact Solution Among Hydrogen Peroxide Lens Care Users.” Shahidi et al.
  • “Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Novel Preservative-Free Formulation of Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution.” DiVito et al.
  • “Evaluation of Intermediate-Range of Focus with New Monofocal Plus IOLs.” Lau et al.
  • “Evaluation of the Safety of a Novel Preservative-Free Formulation of Brimonidine Tartrate Ophthalmic Solution.” Vollmer et al.
  • “Impact of Pupil Size on Vision Performance of a New Multifocal Daily Disposable Contact Lens.” Reindel et al.
  • “In-Home Use Test of a Novel Contact Lens Solution in Contact Lens Wearers on the Verge of Dropout.” Rah et al.
  • “Intraocular Pressure Optimized Performance Settings with Posterior Adaptive Fluidics (PAF), and 25 Gauge 25,000 cpm Dual-Action Vitrectomy Cutters.” Papour et al.
  • “Phaco Longitudinal Mode Heat Generation, a Two-System Efficiency Comparison Study.” Dickerhoff et al.
  • “Preclinical Toxicity Profile of Perfluorohexyloctane Ophthalmic Solution.” Vittitow et al.
  • “Predictive Modeling of Clinical Performance of Novel Trifocal IOL.” Venkateswaran et al.

About Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb is dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world – from birth through every phase of life. Its comprehensive portfolio of approximately 400 products includes contact lenses, lens care products, eye care products, ophthalmic pharmaceuticals, over-the-counter products and ophthalmic surgical devices and instruments. Founded in 1853, Bausch + Lomb has a significant global research and development, manufacturing and commercial footprint with approximately 13,000 employees and a presence in nearly 100 countries. Bausch + Lomb is headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario with corporate offices in Bridgewater, New Jersey. For more information, visit and connect with us on X, LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram.

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