FDA experts unanimously favor Ista Pharmaceuticals’ Bepreve for seasonal allergies

FDA panel backs Ista drug for eye allergies

WASHINGTON — A panel of federal experts said Friday an anti-itching drug from eye care company Ista Pharmaceuticals is safe and effective, according to a government spokeswoman.

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FDA says Ista Pharmaceuticals’ eye drug Bepreve did not show serious adverse effects in tests

FDA says Ista eye drug has no serious side effects

WASHINGTON — Federal health scientists said Wednesday an anti-itching drug from eye care company Ista Pharmaceuticals did not show any serious side effects in testing on patients.

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Lazy eye syndromes in kids can be treated through new computer therapy : watch out patents

computer-therapyChildren suffering from lazy eye syndrome may soon get rid of the ugly eye patch, courtesy a new computer therapy developed by researchers from Tel Aviv University.

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Contact solution maker failed to report cases of potentially blinding infection

Timeline: Contact solution maker failed to report

Key dates in the outbreak of eye infections linked to Advanced Medical Optics' Complete MoisturePlus solution:

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Dr. Agarwal’s Eye Hospital is determined to save eyes of villagers

Dr. Agarwal's Eye Hospital is setting up clinics in remote villages to enable accessibility of quality eye care to villagers and people living in remote areas.

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Salmona, tuna ‘protects against age-related macular degeneration’

WASHINGTON - Omega-3 fatty acids found in fatty fish such as tuna and salmon may help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD) progression, depending upon the stage of the disease, suggest researchers.

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Blind Nigerian mom can see her children for the first time

Blind-Kaltu-Alhaji-HashimuThanks to Tulsi Chanrai Foundation (TCF) who extended free eye surgery to a 35-year-old Nigerian mother, Kaltu Alhaji Hashimu, from Gombe State.

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New target for diagnosis, treatment of age-related macular degeneration identified

LONDON - Scientists have identified a new target for the diagnosis and treatment of age-related macular degeneration.

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Eating oily fish may benefit people with age-related macular degeneration

LONDON - Eating oily fish at least twice a week may benefit people suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a study.

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Saffron helps fight blindness

SYDNEY - Saffron may help prevent loss of sight in old age and even improve vision in people suffering certain blinding eye diseases.

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