WASHINGTON - Optometrists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have come up with a new breed of contact lenses that can treat presbyopia, a gradual loss of the ability to focus on nearby objects.
Do you ever considered this fact that people must have the right to avail all the health facilities available in the country? When it comes to eye care the concern is much bigger. Here is a piece which shows our very popular ex-President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam fights for the cause.
An eye condition picked up in annual eye exams can aid early identification of a variety of other health conditions, according to a new study released by VSP
Its 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.
Inflammation of eyes are very common eye condition that we had have experienced at some point of our life. At some point, it seems to be harmless and we get away without any treatment. But friend, it is not the case everytime. Can you take a risk with your vision?
SCARED? You should be. This is a dreaded disease dear friend, and you might be vulnerable if you are residing in an area near to the river. This river blindness is contagious. So you need to be aware of this disease in order to be equipped with the precautionary measures, to save your eye from the worm bite.
N.C. Eye Bank is claimed to be the provider of most corneas of any in world. As per 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.
With the advent of intrastromal ablation technique lasik eye surgery finds a new dimension. It has added something like an insurance policy against the risks involved in any type of surgery. But with the development of femtosecond techniques and intrastromal ablation things are potent to be revolutionized. Moreover it will provide the patients to gofor it since it is safer than before.
Know about almost all the tests that are available according to the modern medical research and practices for diagnosis of glaucoma. The tests that are mentioned are for various complicated stages of the diseases. Screening for glaucoma is usually performed as part of a standard eye examination performed by ophthalmologists and optometrists.
Australian scientists have invented a very simple but ground breaking procedure to help improved vision of people who are suffering from damage cornea.