Stromal herpes simplex keratitis with dry eye disease now reduced recurrence through topical cyclosporin and punctual occlusion treatment

21931Two adjunctive treatments for stromal herpes simplex keratitis combined with dry eye disease reduced recurrences by similar amounts, researchers said.

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Glaucoma- do you still feel the pressure in your eye?

p3290539Glaucoma is the biggest cause of blindness in New Zealand, affecting about 68,000 people. Sadly, one in two victims don't know they are being robbed.

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Vitamin D to care for your eyes

vitamind_sourcesDid you know that Vitamin D protects your eyes from eye conditions like macular degeneration and blindness? Vitamin D has been well known for preventing bone deformities, but recently it has been revealed to be effective in eye care too.

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Lasik treatment there to free your eyes from glasses

bennyspectacle050530aLasik eye surgery has become a viable alternative to contact lenses and glasses for young adults. It gives them a chance to experience near-perfect vision without the hassle of contact lenses and glasses.

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Popular dietary supplement may help prevent cataract

cataractLONDON - Evidence from tissue culture experiments show that popular dietary supplement carnosine may help prevent and treat cataracts, which is a leading cause of vision loss worldwide.

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Deep sclerectomy in combination with cataract surgery cures glaucoma

kremer zaccheiA study tells that majority of glaucoma patients who received combined deep sclerectomy and cataract surgery maintained a lower IOP at nearly 10 years follow-up with a minimum number of complications.

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Bhubaneswar to be having a training centre for microsurgery in eye

photo435Soon the city-based LV Prasad Eye Institute will have a training programme dedicated to the post-graduate medical students of Orissa and neighbouring states on skill development so that the students can update themselves with the ever-expanding field of microsurgery in eye .

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Eye specialist Dr. John Eigenbrodt and his EVC

officeIts a story of a boy who saw himself treating people's eye in future. The boy is now none other than Dr. John Eigenbrodt, a name in eye care.

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Lucentis promising hopes for retinal vein occlusion in Phase III trial

6556611700324611Genentech, Inc. announced recently that the Phase III study BRAVO showed Lucentis (ranibizumab injection) improved vision, as measured by the primary endpoint of mean change from baseline in best-corrected visual acuity at six months, in patients with macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion.

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8.45 million cataract eye rectified in China

cataract-surgeryThe Ministry of Health, China, claims today that the country has provided surgeries for 8.45 million cataract patients so far. Among the total list of cataract patients China in the last 20 years up to 2008, conducted 840,000 free treatments.

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