Eye specialist Dr. John Eigenbrodt and his EVC

officeIts a story of a boy who saw himself treating people's eye in future. The boy is now none other than Dr. John Eigenbrodt, a name in eye care.

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World eye center opening largest eye hospital branch in Ankara

World eye center claimed that its 13th branch, at Ankara, Turkey is the largest private eye hospital of the world.

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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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Free cataract surgery at Eye Center South

Deadline to qualify for free cataract surgery is Friday, April 24, call 793-2211 as early as possible.

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Indian sugar producers plans to plant a million dollar ophthalmology center at Ethiopia

An Indian Sugar Factory in Ethiopia signed a memorandum of understanding with the Addis Ababa City Health Bureau to establish an Ophthalmology center worth a million dollars  12,000 msq in the premises of Zewditu Memorial Hospital. The eye care center  will be called OIA India Eye Care Center.

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Drug identified to treat untreatable ‘auto immune retinopathy’, claimed US researchers

In a new study, researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center, observed that patients who are suffering from rare autoimmune retinopathy (AIR), a rare blinding eye disease, improved significantly after having treated with immunosuppressive drugs .

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US Optometrist helps poor Cambodian farmer to see again

pterygiaNy Tim a 45 years old Cambodian farmer was almost blind since 2004. According to US doctor he was left out only with a five percent vision due to a eye condition known as Pterygium. The acute pterygia compelled Tim to leave in a world of shadows.

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Indian glaucoma experts organizes 18th annual conference to discuss disease management

With an aim to discuss about the latest eye surgical techniques, improving the quality of a patient’s life and better disease management, last Saturday on 1st of November an Annual Conference was organized by India in Chandigarh. This conference was organized by Advanced Eye Center, PGI.

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Routine activation of immune system protein TLR3 triggers Macular degeneration

A groundbreaking discovery on macular degeneration reveals the direct association of immune system protein called TLR3 with onset of severe "dry" macular degeneration. This discovery is believed to be a breakthrough as the doctors are now in position to develop proper treatment for disease which is till now untreatable.

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New Jersey Eye Center Agrees For Settlement Of $2.1 Million For LASIK Malpractice Lawsuit

A 47 year old man has received $2.1 million in an out-of-court settlement of a malpractice lawsuit after a LASIK procedure left him legally blind. This New Jersey based patient and his wife have received the settlement in a lawsuit against Dr. Joseph Dello Russo and the New Jersey Eye Center.
Thus the lawsuit is part of a group of 16 malpractice suits filed against Dr. Dello Russo for negligently performing LASIK.

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