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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Allergan gets FDA approval for post-cataract surgery pain treatment Acuvail

Allergan eye surgery drug gets FDA approval

IRVINE, Calif. — Allergan Inc., which makes eye-care products and Botox, said Thursday it received Food and Drug Administration approval for its post-cataract surgery eye solution Acuvail.

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Omega 3 oils could help cut age-related macular degeneration risk

WASHINGTON - A diet high in omega 3 oils can lower the risk of developing age related macular degeneration, says a new study.

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Powerful technique helps pupils reveal diseases

SYDNEY - A powerful new technique, developed by scientists, can quantify damage caused by serious eye diseases affecting tens of millions worldwide.

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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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Stromal herpes simplex keratitis with dry eye disease now reduced recurrence through topical cyclosporin and punctual occlusion treatment

21931Two adjunctive treatments for stromal herpes simplex keratitis combined with dry eye disease reduced recurrences by similar amounts, researchers said.

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Glaucoma- do you still feel the pressure in your eye?

p3290539Glaucoma 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.

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Vitamin D to care for your eyes

vitamind_sourcesDid 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.

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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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“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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