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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Now, drug-delivering contact lenses

WASHINGTON - Glaucoma patients and dry-eye sufferers may soon be able to trade their messy eye drops for a contact lens that delivers medication gradually over time, say scientists.

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Eye care and eye wear will keep your game perfect

yuvraj_singhThere is a rising concern among the ophthalmologists lately is that about eye injury. If you are a sportsperson we are sure that you must know that you are in the danger zone.

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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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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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River blindness eliminator drug moxidectin raise hope

river blindness in AfricaA clinical trial is being launched in three African countries of a drug that could eliminate onchocerciasis, or river blindness, one of the leading infectious causes of blindness across Africa.

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Eye stress - get rid off it in 7 moves

eye-stress-itemDO you feel your eyes burning after three- four hours stressful sessions working in front of your PC at office? Or do you feel the same entrapped in a messy traffic jam? You know why? Your eye is stressed. It has serious effects not only on your eye but your mental health. Here are some master strokes for you to get a respite.

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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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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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600 eye fungus lawsuits silently managed by Bausch & Lomb for over $250 million

eye-fungusContact lens and optical product maker Bausch & Lomb has quietly managed to settle nearly 600 fungal-infection lawsuits for $250 million plus. While dozens more individual claims yet to be resolved.

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