Students helpd Lions eyeglass mission at Maxico

Detroid Lake Lions club was accompanied by students  from Holy Rosary School in Detroit Lakes and medical students from the University of Minnesota and Ohio State College of Optometry on their annual trip to Maxico to help needy people with eyeglasses.

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Eye saving embryonic stem cell procedure backed up by Pfizer

The new British research that is supposed to be one of the first successful applications originating from embryonic stem cells (ESC)to cure blindness, is being boost up by Pfizer, would soon  begin human trials within two years in UK.

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Potential Trachoma prevention needs the whole family be treated at a time: New study

As per World Health Organisation (WHO), trachoma is an infectious disease responsible, at present, for approximately 3% of the world's blindness. Worldwide, there are about 8 million people irreversibly visually impaired by trachoma; an estimated 84 million cases of active disease in need of treatment, if blindness is to be prevented.

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Scientist shall present study results of Epidemic Kerato-Conjunctivitis (EKC) drug at Diseases and Drug Discovery conference

The studies on nanoviricide drug candidates against Epidemic Kerato-Conjunctivitis (EKC) were conducted at the  Feinstein Institute for Medical Research of the NSLIJ. Dr. Boniuk will be speaking at the GTC-Bio Conference on Ocular Diseases and Drug Discovery on April 21 in Philadelphia, PA.

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Blindness due to macular degeneration (AMD) could be cured by stem cell therapy Stem cell therapy may cure blindness

The world’s first stem cell therapy to cure the most common cause of blindness has been developed by British researchers.

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Office based eye exercise programme can solve vision problems effectively

Prescribing spectacles or lenses to improve vision quality is like giving a stick to a person whose leg is defective. In both the cases situation improves but not cured.

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Texas Medical Center determined to fight back children eye cancer

eye-cancerResearchers and physicians from Texas Children’s Cancer Center, the Children’s Cancer Hospital at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, the Methodist Hospital and Baylor College of Medicinea, have came together to to create the Retinoblastoma Centre of Houston to treat children who are suffering from the dreaded eye cancer.

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Listening to pleasant music could help save stroke victims sight

WASHINGTON - Listening to enjoyable music could help save damaged sight in stroke victims, new research suggests.

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Contact lens for Kids, is it required?

no-eye-glasses-plsNew study says Yes. If you compared with glasses contact lenses boost up child's self image. It helps to change the appearance, friend acceptance, participation in sports and games and up lift self confidence.

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10 more people complain of blurred vision after free surgery

LUCKNOW - At least 10 more patients have complained of blurred vision and eye infection after undergoing free cataract surgery at an eye camp here, officials said Tuesday, two days after 22 people were rushed to hospital with similar complaints.

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