Hydrophaco method: An innovative fifteen minutes cataract surgery technique demonstrated by Indian eye surgeon

Dr Sunita Agarwal and her team at the Agarwal Hospital on Sunday, conducted a fifteen-minute live demonstration of the innovative Hydrophaco method cataract surgery, on a 48- year-old man, named Ambrose.

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Are you colorblind? To what degree?

Color blindness is a color vision deficiency, it is the inability to perceive differences between some of the colors that others can distinguish. It is most often of genetic nature, but may also occur because of eye, nerve, or brain damage, or due to exposure to certain chemicals.

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VEGF Trap-Eye Phase 2 trial reports significant improvement in neovascular disease

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc and Bayer HealthCare AG has announced the result of Phase 2 trial of the VEGF Trap-Eye. It reported to have achieved durable improvements in visual acuity and in biologic measures of neovascular disease, including retinal thickness and active choroidal neovascularization lesion size.

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Corneal transplant proves good for child glaucoma patients

Glaucoma is one of the major reasons of corneal damage. There is a condition called congenital glaucoma that is responsible for corneal clouding in babies.Infants also have abnormalities of the cornea and iris (the colored circular area in the eye that opens and closes to control the amount of light coming into the eye).

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Cure corneal ulcer or it may leave you blind

Corneal ulcer is the rare and dangerous eye disease that may harm the eye and if remained untreated, can lead to blindness.

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An experts advice on eye care

eye.care.jpgIn an exclusive interview with News Canada, Dr. Lillian Linton, an expert optometrist advises some of the best care for our eyes which can prevent us from eye disease.

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Soft contact lens in higher risk to develop eye infection

Recent studies have found that the popular soft lenses bring more problems than they solve. Soft lens brings the risks of a rare and serious eye infection called microbial keratitis. It can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungus and an organism called acanthamoeba. The study found infection rates were highest in those who wore extended-wear soft contacts.

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Computer position and aggressive AC can bring eye problems

Johnny Moore The Cathedral Eye Clinic researcher and a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon find that poor positioning of computer screens as well as aggressive office air conditioning contributed to the problem of dry eye. Dry eye can lead to conditions like infection and even sight loss.

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Stagnant water can spread eye infection

Health experts always say that the stagnant water can lead to various health hazards. Now researchers said that the same stagnant water can lead to eye disease.

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Chinese school administration adds eye exercise in their new course material

In order to cope up with the increase in eye disease Beijing, china has started adding eye exercises as a new subject in their school course material.

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