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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“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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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.┬áBut no matter your gender, if you spend a lot of time at the computer the condition can become worse.┬áThankfully 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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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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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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Macular degeneration now restricted by lucentis treatment

corasladeapex_468x656Caroline Tate of Charlotte can see her grandchildrens' faces, and enjoys the gift of vision that Lucentis has given her. In 2005 she was diagnosed to have macular degeneration. Read the success story of a brave woman who was determined to fight it out.

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New ground breaking eye treatment that can delay AMD and restore blindness

Prof-John-MarshallEminent senior ophthalmologist at King's college London, professor John Marshall, who was famous for leading the way to find the laser eye surgery procedure to cure short sightedness, yet again successfully established a new laser technique which could prevent blindness effectively.

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Food for eye keeps vision perfect

gi_0_0_robinmiller2007201Chefs including host of the Food Network's Quick Fix Meals with Robin Miller and author of "Robin Rescues Dinner" have submitted delicious recipes that everyone will love and that are good for your eyes, in a recent meet organised by EyeCare America. Checkout whether your food is healthy for your eyes.

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