Where We Started
First issue: September 2001
BMC launches CRST to serve the niche needs of cataract and refractive surgeons.
First issue: September 2002
BMC launches Endovascular Today (EVT) to serve the vascular and cardiology fields.
First issue: January 2003
BMC launches Glaucoma Today (GT) first as a digital quarterly publication serving glaucoma specialists. It converts to print and digital in January 2004.
First print supplement: September 2004
BMC launches a special projects division to promote educational efforts in collaboration with industry.
First issue: March 2006
BMC launches Retina Today (RT) to serve the needs of medical and surgical retinaspecialists.
First issue: September 2006
BMC launches CRST Europe to expand the reach of CRST to European audiences.
First issue: March 2007
BMC launches Cardiac Interventions Today (CIT) to serve the coronary and cardiac interventions field.
Launched: March 2008
BMC launches Eyetube.net as the most comprehensive video teaching tool in the ophthalmology field.
Acquired: September 2008
BMC enters the dermatology and neurology markets with the acquisition of two Avondale publications, Practical Dermatology and Practical Neurology.
BMC Group Production is founded to serve client needs at live meetings.
launched: January 2010
BMC debuts Eyewire News as the premier news source for the eye care industry.
launched: August 2011
BMC expands Eyewire News to include EyewireTV, a weekly news broadcast providing additional details on major industry and clinical news.
First issue: January 2013
BMC launches EVT Europe to expand the reach of EVT to European audiences.
First issue: January/February 2013
BMC launches Modern Aesthetics to serve plastic surgeons and dermatologists.
First issue: March 2013
First live meeting: November 2014
BMC launches MillennialEYE (ME), an app-based publication geared toward younger ophthalmologists, residents, and fellows.
Formed: September 2015
Fyra, a sister company specializing in interactive design and web development, is formed.
Launched: February 2016
BMC launches Ophthalmology off the Grid, its first podcast offering.
First issue: Quarter 3 2016
BMC launches CIT Europe to expand the reach of CIT to European audiences.
First issue: January 2018
BMC launches CollaborativeEYE (CE), an all-digital publication exploring how optometry and ophthalmology can work together to optimize patient care.
First issue: March 2019
BMC launches Modern Optometry (MOD) to expand optometric education and focus on the evolution of medical eye care.
Formed: March 2020
Avenue Live (formerly BMC Group) adds virtual/hybrid/streaming/web platform development to meet the needs of organizations affected by COVID-19 restrictions on travel and meeting attendance.
First live Production: May 29-30, 2020
BMC produces its first-ever virtual meeting designed to provide timely, high-quality content on the most important topics in eye care and to create opportunities for discussion, engagement, and live Q&A.
Launched: February 2021
BMC launches YoungMD Connect, a platform to connect aspiring and young ophthalmologists with their peers and mentors.