Will adenoviral conjunctivitis or epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) get cured by 5% betadine?

epidemic-keratoconjunctivitDo you believe that the age old common antiseptic is potent to cure such a malicious disease?

The news is certainly incredible. The research has been undertaken by Dr Daniel Goldberg and he feels that the research will prove fruitful. FDA has approved the use of 5% Betadine for treating EKC. Recently, Dr. Goldberg has invited doctors from all over the world to register for participation in establishing an effective protocol.

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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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Onchocerciasis or river blindness - a worm bites you off to darkness

ts020024SCARED? You should be. This is a dreaded disease dear friend, and you might be vulnerable if you are residing in an area near to the river. This river blindness is contagious. So you need to be aware of this disease in order to be equipped with the precautionary measures, to save your eye from the worm bite.

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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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