“Wrinkled Eyes” may no longer bother you

anti-aging-woman-main_fullDo you often feel embarrass when you see the wrinkles on your eye lids when you sit in front of the mirror before going for a party? What will happen when the men in the party will guess your age? Dr. Nadia Kazim has a solution.

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“Right to see the world” - claimed Indian ex- President Kalam

kalamDo you ever considered this fact that people must have the right to avail all the health facilities available in the country? When it comes to eye care the concern is much bigger. Here is a piece which shows our very popular ex-President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam fights for the cause.

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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 »

Bhubaneswar to be having a training centre for microsurgery in eye

photo435Soon the city-based LV Prasad Eye Institute will have a training programme dedicated to the post-graduate medical students of Orissa and neighbouring states on skill development so that the students can update themselves with the ever-expanding field of microsurgery in eye .

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Eye specialist Dr. John Eigenbrodt and his EVC

officeIts a story of a boy who saw himself treating people's eye in future. The boy is now none other than Dr. John Eigenbrodt, a name in eye care.

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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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8.45 million cataract eye rectified in China

cataract-surgeryThe Ministry of Health, China, claims today that the country has provided surgeries for 8.45 million cataract patients so far. Among the total list of cataract patients China in the last 20 years up to 2008, conducted 840,000 free treatments.

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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 damages in diabetics can be restricted by a common blood pressure drug

diabetic eye problemsWho ever wondered that a common BP drug may help slow down the dreaded diabetic eye damages ?

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River blindness eliminator drug moxidectin raise hope

river blindness in AfricaA clinical trial is being launched in three African countries of a drug that could eliminate onchocerciasis, or river blindness, one of the leading infectious causes of blindness across Africa.

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