Granular dystrophy - affects you at 20 blinds you at 50

Granular-DystrophyDo you feel that your cornea loosing the clarity as it was before? You may be a victim of granular dystrophy. So in order to keep your vision fit till 50, get your eye treated until its too late.

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Lasik ads must be associated with possible risk factors: Warns FDA

Laser-eye-surgeryFDA warns that advertisements of Lasik surgeries should not be misleading and have to be truthful regarding associated risk factors.

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LUMITECTâ„¢ (LX201) the only drug to prevent corneal transplant rejection is ready for phase 3 trial

corneal-transplantCornea is generally a tissue that is not vascularized, does not contain blood vessels and thus is less prone to acute rejection, the rate of rejection reactions in high risk corneal transplant patients is in the range of 50 percent over one year.

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Corneal blindness could be cured by stem cell therapy

Vision loss is a serious condition that dramatically affects the lives of millions of people around the world. Diseases affecting the cornea are a major cause of blindness worldwide, second only to cataract in overall importance.

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Indian eye hospital launched bladeless Zyoptix lasik technology for corneal surgery

Lotus Eye Care Hospital (Coimbatore, India) launched this 1.5 crore equipment to treat conical cornea and corneal transplant with a 100-percent blade-free technology. It is a fully integrated personalized correction system that helps patients achieves better quality vision.

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Noor Dubai: new eye destination in the UAE

UAE is slowly making its mark as a health destination in the Asia. The Noor Dubai, the eye hospital that aims to prevent and correct vision problems in more than a million people worldwide.

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Corneal Transplant Outcomes Could Be Changed By Femtosecond Laser

A new laser known as femtosecond laser could change the face of the corneal transplant outcomes.

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Endothelial Keratoplasty, New Corneal Transplant Surgery Gaining More Popularity In Scotland

Scotland has experienced its first new corneal transplant procedure successfully. Gretta Biggar, from Kilmarnock, has undergone the surgery at the Ayr Hospital in May. And now she has regained her lost sight and is happy. The new procedure targets only affected areas of the cornea as opposed to the traditional full cornea transplant. Doctors said that the procedure can bring the lost eye sight back in few weeks.

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