How much your employer pays for your eye care?

employer_groupsUnder half of UK employees who work with computers are making use of their eye care entitlement in approximately two thirds of UK workplaces according to new research conducted by Specsavers Corporate Eyecare department.

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Mice study may better understanding of hereditary diseases that lead to blindness

WASHINGTON - University of Granada researchers in Spain are using a novel technique, consisting of the induction of neuronal degeneration, for intense light exposure in the mouse's retina, an experimental model of retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

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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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Donated eyes go useless after delay in transit

donated-eyes-to-give-sightWhat a disaster, invaluable donated eye found to be useless due to transit delay

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Eye allergy drug from Ista Pharmaceutical achieved FDA’s preliminary approval

Ista-PharmaceuticalFDA experts unanimously favor Ista Pharmaceuticals' Bepreve for seasonal allergies

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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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