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 often get in a fix when someone asks about your dark circles , or when someone guesses your age from your wrinkles over your eyes? Well, to cut a long story short read through.
Glaucoma 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.
Did 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.
Do you often feel embarrass when you see the wrinkles on your eye lids when you sit in front of the mirror before going for a party? What will happen when the men in the party will guess your age? Dr. Nadia Kazim has a solution.
There 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.
Lasik 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.
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.
Advocates hope that electronic medical records become synonymous with health care efficiency, safety, improved patient care and reduced costs. However, questions remain regarding issues such as universal standards, security and systems that are specifically geared toward ophthalmology practices.
A 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.