Women 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 »
Under 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.
Genentech, 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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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.
DO 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.
The 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.