Computer eye syndrome risk increases 8 folds if you are woman over 40

75165726Women over 40 are eight times more likely than men to suffer with dry eyes. But no matter your gender, if you spend a lot of time at the computer the condition can become worse. Thankfully there are some modifications, medications and even surgeries that can help. Full article »

How much your employer pays for your eye care?

employer_groupsUnder half of UK employees who work with computers are making use of their eye care entitlement in approximately two thirds of UK workplaces according to new research conducted by Specsavers Corporate Eyecare department.

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Viral conjunctivitis treatment - Alcon goes into phase II trial

alconAlcon in association with NovaBay has launched its treatment for Viral Conjunctivitis in the phase II trial. Full article »

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 »

8.45 million cataract eye rectified in China

cataract-surgeryThe Ministry of Health, China, claims today that the country has provided surgeries for 8.45 million cataract patients so far. Among the total list of cataract patients China in the last 20 years up to 2008, conducted 840,000 free treatments.

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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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Donated eyes go useless after delay in transit

donated-eyes-to-give-sightWhat a disaster, invaluable donated eye found to be useless due to transit delay

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Eye allergy drug from Ista Pharmaceutical achieved FDA’s preliminary approval

Ista-PharmaceuticalFDA experts unanimously favor Ista Pharmaceuticals' Bepreve for seasonal allergies

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US army will help testing ophthalmic wound healing drug for RegeneRx

eye-ulcersRegeneRx has join hands with the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Chemical Defense and Gabriel Sosne, MD, associate professor of ophthalmology at Wayne State University, to evaluate the ability of its eye drop formulation of Tß4 for preventing or reducing damage to the eye caused by exposure to chemical agents.

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FDA says Ista Pharmaceuticals’ eye drug Bepreve did not show serious adverse effects in tests

FDA says Ista eye drug has no serious side effects

WASHINGTON — Federal health scientists said Wednesday an anti-itching drug from eye care company Ista Pharmaceuticals did not show any serious side effects in testing on patients.

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