WASHINGTON - A diet high in omega 3 oils can lower the risk of developing age related macular degeneration, says a new study.
Women over 40 are eight times more likely than men to suffer with dry eyes. But no matter your gender, if you spend a lot of time at the computer the condition can become worse. Thankfully there are some modifications, medications and even surgeries that can help. Full article »
Soon the city-based LV Prasad Eye Institute will have a training programme dedicated to the post-graduate medical students of Orissa and neighbouring states on skill development so that the students can update themselves with the ever-expanding field of microsurgery in eye .
Pima Eye Institute, which provides specialty eye care to the Southern Arizona community, announced today that it has acquired advanced new imaging technology from Dublin, CA based Carl Zeiss Meditec that can help identify early signs of glaucoma and retinal diseases more effectively than other imaging or diagnostic tools.
Inflammation of eyes are very common eye condition that we had have experienced at some point of our life. At some point, it seems to be harmless and we get away without any treatment. But friend, it is not the case everytime. Can you take a risk with your vision?
Eye twitching is defined as as an abnormal involuntary blinking or spasm of the eyelids.
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.
Rotary Clubs help provide eye care to poor people living far from cities and others in need of treatment.
Macular degeneration is a disorder of the central retina, or macula, which is responsible for detailed vision that controls important functional visual activities like recognizing faces and watching television.
The worlds' leading provider of eye health assessment technology, Digital Healthcare, announced today that within the first quarter of 2009, 508,319 diabetic patients received an Retasure eye health assessment using their technologies.