Allergan gets FDA approval for post-cataract surgery pain treatment Acuvail

Allergan eye surgery drug gets FDA approval

IRVINE, Calif. — Allergan Inc., which makes eye-care products and Botox, said Thursday it received Food and Drug Administration approval for its post-cataract surgery eye solution Acuvail.

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ORBIS sponsored program will train Da Nang eye doctors

ORBIS International is an international non-profit non-governmental organization (NGO) dedicated to saving sight worldwide. Since 1982, ORBIS mainly focus on the prevention of blindness and the treatment of blinding eye diseases in developing countries.

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Diabetic drugs may increased the risk of macular edema

New US study published in the April issue of the American Journal of Ophthalmology, discovered a link between certain diabetic drugs and increased risk of diabetic macular edema (DME), a sever vision threatening complication which inflamed retina.

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Trachoma may be restricted through mass antibiotic administration

TrachomaNew study suggests that repeated rounds of mass antibiotic administration to children can control trachoma in all community residents as children are the main reservoir of the infection.

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Electronic device promises partial eradication of blindness

Kathy-BlakeAlmost 100,000 people in United States are suffering from blindness due disease like retinitis pigmentosa. It is a hereditary disease that disable the photoreceptor cells- rods and cones, these cells helps to adjust in dim and bright light.

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California researchers prefer artificial retina over stem cell therapy

A group of California University researchers claimed to have developed a new artificial retina to treat major eye diseases like macular degeneration at the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), in San Francisco this week. This 60-pixel retina is claimed to be more realistic future treatment then the stem cell therapy. The team of the researchers are however, gunning for a system with a resolution of 1000 pixels.

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California doctors ordered not to perform Lasik surgery

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Contact 13 Investigation on Valley Eye: a report

Lasik- the five letter word is the answer to many eye problems. For some, it is the magic password to live a life free from glasses or contacts. It is a very popular surgery worldwide.But have you ever wondered how far the surgery serves the necessity? Do the eye centers use the surgery as a profit tool?

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Facing homework battles? it might be a missed vision problem or “convergence insufficiency”

Convergence Insufficiency (CI) is a common binocular (two-eyed) vision disorder in which the eyes do not work at near easily.

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AMO’s contact lens solution sucks 14 more eyes

14 more cases of corneal infections are reported after using Advanced Medical Optics (AMO) Complete(R) MoisturePlus(TM) contact lens solution. This has increased the infected patients number to 100.

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