World eye center claimed that its 13th branch, at Ankara, Turkey is the largest private eye hospital of the world.
FDA warns that advertisements of Lasik surgeries should not be misleading and have to be truthful regarding associated risk factors.
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.
Akorn Inc today reveals about the approval of new topical eye anesthetic by Food and Drug Administration.
Dr. Robert Steigerwalt, Jr. and his associates, discovered a new natural product (Mitrogenol-TM) which claims to reduce the intraocular pressure of the eye. Full article »
Glaucoma patients must go for thorough assessment of visual functional status, corneal thickness, optic nerve status, and a thorough family history, before opting for any refractive procedures- say the experts at a discussion at the East Coast Glaucoma Symposium in New York.
Penetrating keratoplasty using a femtosecond laser to create surgical incisions in a zigzag pattern appears bio-mechanically stable, according to a study by researchers in California published in the December issue of Ophthalmology.
Patients treated with the technique showed "excellent" wound closure and integrity, and had only moderate astigmatism within a few months after operation, the authors noted.
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