Eye Floaters scares you?

All of a sudden you might find one of them while brushing your teeth looking at the brightly illuminated mirror, as if some thread or spot like thing is disturbing the sight, its even there after washing the eye, next day it is still there accompanied by another two or three here and there, they are floaters.

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Herpetic Keratitis drug Ganciclovir from Sirion is waiting for FDA approval

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has already accepted for review a new Herpetic Keratitis drug Ganciclovirfor an eye treatment from Sirion Therapeutics Inc. The FDA has issued an action date in late fall of this year.

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Organ donation by octogenarian woman helps three live

NEW DELHI - An octogenarian woman has become one of the oldest organ donors in the country as her family consented to donate her liver and cornea following her death, officials here said Wednesday.

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Protease Inhibitor ASP-440 may help treat diabetic retinopathy

Scientists have demonstrated that ASP-400 a specific inhibitor of the protease plasma kallikrein may provide a new therapeutic approach for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy.

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Multifocal Intraocular Lens TECNIS(R) gets FDA green signal : reports Advanced Medical Optics

Be it near, be it faraway or in between. Patients no longer have to settle for monofocal lenses. Now  multifocal lenses with multifocal zones,  provide good vision across the spectrum of varying distances and light conditions. So you can see well anywhere and anytime.

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Corneal blindness could be cured by stem cell therapy

Vision loss is a serious condition that dramatically affects the lives of millions of people around the world. Diseases affecting the cornea are a major cause of blindness worldwide, second only to cataract in overall importance.

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Indian eye hospital launched bladeless Zyoptix lasik technology for corneal surgery

Lotus Eye Care Hospital (Coimbatore, India) launched this 1.5 crore equipment to treat conical cornea and corneal transplant with a 100-percent blade-free technology. It is a fully integrated personalized correction system that helps patients achieves better quality vision.

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Ranibizumab could improve vision for Age Releted Macular Degeneration patents

In a randomized clinical trial(phase III) scientists of Johans Hopkins, have found that Lucentis's Ranibizumab is superior than Photodynamic therapy with verteporfin Photodynamic therapy (PDT), while treating age related neovascular Macular Degeneration. The report was published  in the January issue of Archives of Ophthalmology.

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Retina unravels deadly secrets of brain malaria

JOHANNESBURG - The retina in the eye of patients with cerebral malaria has provided scientists with vital clues into why it is so deadly.

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Cataract detectable at prior formation stage using space station technology

Cataract which is responsible for almost half of the blindness occur worldwide, is actually caused by clouding of damage proteins within the eye lens. Researchers of National Eye Institute have discovered a new method which could detects cataracts even before they can be detected normally, and before they are symptomatic.

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