Now, contact lenses to sharpen aging eyes

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.

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“Right to see the world” - claimed Indian ex- President Kalam

kalamDo 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.

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Corneal arcus is prevalent among diabetics

images-image_popup-ans7_arcus_senilisAn 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

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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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Eye inflammation if untreated can cost your vision

eyeInflammation 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?

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Onchocerciasis or river blindness - a worm bites you off to darkness

ts020024SCARED? 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.

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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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Intrastromal ablation an advancement in lasik eye surgery

figure-1With 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.

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Glaucoma - how to be sure that you are a victim of it

ceh_18_54_087_f08Know 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.

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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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