Allergy conjunctivitis - important tips

conjunctivitisAllergy conjunctivitis has been a common eye allergy that many of us have experienced at different points of time. Here is an article where a professional doctor suggests some do's and don'ts to help you against allergy conjunctivitis. Full article »

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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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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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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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 drugs that can give you a respite

prescription-drugsLet us now know about some of the essential drugs that some way or the other help people to get a respite from the pain of glaucoma, or to some extent reduce the pressure if not get a complete cure.

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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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About eye allergy sufferers: A survey report of AAFA

A new survey conducted by the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) to help allergy sufferers better understand and manage the condition. Full article »

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