FDA says Ista Pharmaceuticals’ eye drug Bepreve did not show serious adverse effects in tests

FDA says Ista eye drug has no serious side effects

WASHINGTON — Federal health scientists said Wednesday an anti-itching drug from eye care company Ista Pharmaceuticals did not show any serious side effects in testing on patients.

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Dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) can be treated by Acucela’s visual cycle modulator ACU-4429

Acucela Inc. is a clinical-stage biotechnology company, presently focusing on visual cycle modulation (VCM) to develop new methods for treating blinding eye diseases that affect tens of millions of people worldwide.

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Eye drop MAXIDEX(dexamethasone) may make you blind: Beware

MaxidexWe have received a comment from an unknown person (WEL) who liked to warn every body about the out come of MAXIDEX(dexamethasone) drops by ALCON LABS. According to the fellow he (or she) lost the vision of an eye after using the product.

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Your kids need a pair of sunglasses, do you know that?

protect-kids-eyeThe goal is to keep kids' eyes healthy
On the first day of summer, Saturday, June 20 at South Cowichan Eyecare , a free sun glass give away programme was arranged to spread the awareness to protect children eyes from UV rays.

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Lazy eye syndromes in kids can be treated through new computer therapy : watch out patents

computer-therapyChildren suffering from lazy eye syndrome may soon get rid of the ugly eye patch, courtesy a new computer therapy developed by researchers from Tel Aviv University.

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Macular edema implant Ozurdex approved by FDA: Says Allergan Inc

Finally Food and Drug Administration(FDA) has given the permission to Allergen Inc. to sale its eye implant Ozurdex to treat macular edema.

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Contact lens safety; a FDA reminder for public

contact-lens-carePeople who are reluctant about following instructions regarding the proper use of contact lens are on the other way increasing the risk of even blindness.

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Contact solution maker failed to report cases of potentially blinding infection

Timeline: Contact solution maker failed to report

Key dates in the outbreak of eye infections linked to Advanced Medical Optics' Complete MoisturePlus solution:

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Eye bank that provides most corneas for transplant

N.C. Eye Bank is claimed to be the provider of most corneas of any in world. As percornea the statistics the eye bank provided corneas for 3,440 transplants in 2008, the most of any eye bank in the world, according to the Eye Bank Association of America.

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Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital is determined to save eyes of villagers

Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital is setting up clinics in remote villages to enable accessibility of quality eye care to villagers and people living in remote areas.

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