Lasik surgery: scenerio today

Lasik surgery is one of the common eye treatments world wide.Since the first date, the procedure is changing very fast. Modern Lasik surgery is safer and cost effective. Also the precess does not take much time .

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US gets first prosthetic iris replacement in a child

In a breakthrough success, the eye researchers in Cincinnati Eye Institute implanted a custom-made prosthetic iris into the eye of a 7 year old boy. Thus the child, Nathaniel Brantley is the first child in the US to get the prosthetic. The boy was born without irises, the colored part of the eye that controls the amount of light entering the eye.

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Some facts regarding cataract surgery

Cataract is the growing problem worldwide. It is one major reason to loose eye sight permanently. A cataract is the clouding of the lens in the eye. To see a sharp image, the lens, clear part of the eye, will help focus light on the retina, where it is changed into nerve signals to the brain. The image is then seen. If the lens is cloudy, the image is not clear.

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Doctors remove 10-cm long worm from eye of 38 year old man

In a unique success of it kind, the doctors in the Dr.Tony’s Super Speciality Eye Institute doctors have removed a 10-cm long rare type of worm from the eye of 38 year old man.

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India sees another series of killer cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is a popular one in the world. It is supposed to make people free from any form of eye diseases. But India is witnessing a series of cataract surgery that is responsible for causing blindness.

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Youths injured in effort to imitate film sequence

Films are so far been viewed as social catalyst, because the medium is believed to have a strong social impact. But now it seems that the same medium can effect the health and that too in a negative way.

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Will Sitapur ‘blindings’ mystery be out of closet?

For eight eye patients, life may have changed for the worse. But it is the business as usual in the Sitapur hospital where all surgeries took place.

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New eye treatment technique receives huge grant

Hexham based researcher has received a grant of £160,000 to develop his new eye treatment idea in commercial basis.

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FDA advises wrinkle fillers labeling should be more informative

Food & Drug Administration panel come to the decision that wrinkle treatments such as Juvederm, Restylane should inform the users better. These treatment known as as dermal fillers approved to treat moderate to severe facial wrinkles. However, they are increasingly being used off-label in other procedures, such a lip plumping and facial contouring.

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Soft-tissue filler injections harmful for eyes

At a recent plastic surgery conference doctors discussed on various problems related to the under-eye indentations. They reported an an increased incidence of short-term under-eye mounds, discoloration and persistent hard nodules. There are also a handful of reports by doctors in Japan, Brazil, South Korea and Austria of blindness caused by cosmetic injections of silicone oil, fat and other materials under the eyes.

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