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.
Computer eye syndrome is something very common to most of us who have to work in front of the computers for several hours, at a stretch. We can't keep out ourselves away from computers, at this recession market, as it might make loose our jobs. But can we put our eyes at stake?
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.
A number of studies conducted by ophthalmologists and social workers on mentally retarded children in India showed that nearly 50 percent of them are plagued by several occular problems.
SYDNEY - Are genetic or environmental factors to blame for weakening of vision, even in the absence of diseases like glaucoma?
German researchers have found that a new femtosecond based intrastromal treatment is more effective in the presbyopia patients. So far the The researchers in the University of Heidelberg have used in nearly 20 such patients successfully. All these patients with the mean age of 56, suffered from presbyopic without any higher myopia or hyperopia.
Aging is a natural process in which a human body goes through a series of changes. Among such changes vision problem is an inevitable change that all people has to suffer. In other words aging accompanies some vision problems that most of people has to face. These changes if dealt in right time with proper measures can minimize the impact.
Now people suffering from cataract can see clearly, near, far and everything, all thanks to special type of lens, called Crystalens. According to Dr. Carey T. Rowan, an cataract and laser surgeon, this brand of lens have an ability to be flexible along the muscles of the eye.
This lens is the first and only FDA approved accommodating intraocular lens. Crystalens uses the natural focusing ability of the eye and is the only presbyopia correcting lens of cataract patients that provides a single focal point throughout a continuous range of vision.