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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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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Retinal degenerative disease now repaired by stem cell therapy

swis-retinitis_pigmentosa_fs1Can you see the future?
Congenital retinal degeneration or retinal degeneration
, a major cause of blindness,  related to ageing can be repaired by the incorporation of stem cells. It has not been tested clinically till now, but has been successful in animal testing. It promises a bright future. Stem cell is all ready to set another array of success story in ophthalmic treatment.

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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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Optical ocular tomography - new coherent wave in ocular diagnosis

stratusoctThe advent of the most recent diagnostic technique using a coherent light waves promises to revolutionize eye condition study or detection. It is compared to that with the ultrasound sonography in some ways or the other but a small technical difference. In the later sound waves are utilised for detection while in case of Optical Ocular Tomography coherent light waves are used.

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Macular hole - basics to know

image218Do you feel the straight lines in front of you dancing? Are you getting your vision blurred? You may have developed a hole in your retina. It is known as Macular hole. Know about this disease and get cured after a small eye surgery.

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Macular hole - present status in India

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