Students helpd Lions eyeglass mission at Maxico

Detroid Lake Lions club was accompanied by students  from Holy Rosary School in Detroit Lakes and medical students from the University of Minnesota and Ohio State College of Optometry on their annual trip to Maxico to help needy people with eyeglasses.

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Eye surgeon who enjoy clearing eye floaters

Dr-JohnsonThis is what eye surgeon Dr. James H. Johnson MD, Medical Director, American Board of Opthalmology claimed in his comment.

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Eye saving embryonic stem cell procedure backed up by Pfizer

The new British research that is supposed to be one of the first successful applications originating from embryonic stem cells (ESC)to cure blindness, is being boost up by Pfizer, would soon  begin human trials within two years in UK.

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Uveitis and other common causes of blindness is reversible by Vitamin B1

A particular Type of vitamin B1 supplement recently has been honored as a potential treatment for common eye diseases like uveitis that may cause blindness.

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Free cataract surgery and eyeglasses for Indonesian school teachers

The Denpasar Education Board, in cooperation with the Indonesian Humanitarian Organization (YKI), have arranged a free eye treatment event for elementary school teachers in Denpasar.

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Pharmaceuticals maker Novartis posts 14 percent drop in first-quarter net profit

Novartis posts 14 percent drop in 1Q profit

GENEVA — Pharmaceuticals maker Novartis AG reported Thursday a 14 percent decline in first-quarter net profit in part due to shifts in currency values as well as the cost of financing its takeover of the Alcon eye care company.

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Potential Trachoma prevention needs the whole family be treated at a time: New study

As per World Health Organisation (WHO), trachoma is an infectious disease responsible, at present, for approximately 3% of the world's blindness. Worldwide, there are about 8 million people irreversibly visually impaired by trachoma; an estimated 84 million cases of active disease in need of treatment, if blindness is to be prevented.

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Old age eye sight can be improve and restore in a painless simple way: Claims Australian researchers

After crossing forty most of us who never had to pay any attention for eyes started experiencing different eye problems.

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Macular Health vitamin supplement is a new hope for AMD patients: Study confirms

Very recently retina specialists at at the Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital at the University of Alabama Birmingham have released the result of second phase of the Multifocal Electroretinogram (MERG) study of  age-related macular degeneration patients who were placed on supplemental vitamins, minerals and carotenoids - a combination also known as Macular Health.

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Free cataract surgery at Eye Center South

Deadline to qualify for free cataract surgery is Friday, April 24, call 793-2211 as early as possible.

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