Free eye care camp in Sri Lanka to treat more than 200,000 IDPs

Attention Sri Lankans, Vision 2020 Secretariat of the Healthcare and Nutrition Ministry and the College of Opthalmologists of Sri Lanka has organised a huge program to provide quality eye care services for over 200,000 IDPs at welfare camps in Vavuniya and Cheddikulam.

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About eye allergy sufferers: A survey report of AAFA

A new survey conducted by the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to help allergy sufferers better understand and manage the condition. Full article »

Why you should take care of your child’s vision

Healthy eyes and vision are a critical part of kids' development. Their eyes should be examined regularly, as many enfant-vision-testvision problems and eye diseases can be detected and treated early.

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Damaged cornea repaired by stem cell coated contact lens

Australian scientists have invented a very simple but ground breaking procedure to help improved vision of people who are suffering from damage cornea.

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Eye care product maker Alocon likes to centralised drug facilities in Singapore

Alcon, one or the world's largest manufacturer of eye care product maker Alocon likes to centralised drug facilities in Singapore, marked the commencement of construction of its first pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in the Asian region yesterday with a groundbreaking ceremony in Singapore's Tuas Biomedical Park.

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Lasik ads must be associated with possible risk factors: Warns FDA

Laser-eye-surgeryFDA warns that advertisements of Lasik surgeries should not be misleading and have to be truthful regarding associated risk factors.

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Retina could be repair and restore by stem cell therapy

Presently stem cell transplantation is getting huge popularity for restoring sight. Scientists from the University of Louisville claimed that they have find that by successfully generating new cells in retina, stem cells can restore damage retinal tissue.

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Ophthalmologists of Cuba found a superior technique for orbital tumor surgery

Cuban ophthalmologists explained about the successful new technique of orbital tumor surgery at the Fourteenth Cuban Ophthalmology Conference and Sixth  International Ophthalmology Conference.

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Diabetic retinopathy links obstructive sleep apnea

Eye, which was known as the window of soul have extended its  capability and approved by the medical world also as the window of medical information. New study confirms that diabetics with retinopathy is having a higher chance to suffer from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

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Cataract surgery complications enhanced two-fold by urinary drug Flomax

Men, if you are going to have a cataract surgery, then just beware of Flomax (tamsulosin hydrochloride) manufactured by  Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc..

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