Lucentis promising hopes for retinal vein occlusion in Phase III trial

6556611700324611Genentech, Inc. announced recently that the Phase III study BRAVO showed Lucentis (ranibizumab injection) improved vision, as measured by the primary endpoint of mean change from baseline in best-corrected visual acuity at six months, in patients with macular edema due to branch retinal vein occlusion.

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Strawberry marks on eye - can take the light off from your baby …

strawberry1If you feel that strawberry marks are harmless, you might be wrong if it develops somewhere near your baby's eye. He or she will have high probability of going blind. So rush to your doctor without any delay and  save your baby's vision.

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Lasik treatment in glaucoma - it cures

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Eye surgeon who enjoy clearing eye floaters

Dr-JohnsonThis is what eye surgeon Dr. James H. Johnson MD, Medical Director, American Board of Opthalmology claimed in his comment.

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Eye Cancer : A brief review

eyeAccording to American Cancer Society, an eye cancer is a cancer that starts in the eye.
The disease can affect the eye itself or outer parts of the eye like the eyelid. There are different types of eye cancers.

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Delhi eye camp a blessing for diabetes patients

India's Venu Eye Institute in collaboration with the Sightsavers International has organized a free eye screening camp. The camp primarily aims the diabetic retinopathy. Patients were given various treatments according to their necessity.

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American Academy and SOE to discuss Retinopathy of prematurity problem

Retinopathy of prematurity is a disease of the eye that affects prematurely born babies. It is thought to be caused by disorganized growth of retinal blood vessels which may result in scarring and retinal detachment. ROP can be mild and may resolve spontaneously, but may lead to blindness in serious cases. Worse, the disease can not always be cured by the conventional treatment.

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Are LASIK patients safe at night?

Night vision is a very common problem in patients post LASIK surgery. This is a very genuine problem as their livelihoods depend upon a lot of nighttime activity, particularly driving. Fortunately, improved LASIK technology and refined surgical techniques have come a long way in eliminating most post-surgical night vision complications.

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Laser surgery proved better than steroid injection for diabetic macular edema

A new report published on the laser surgery has proved that new treatment is not always better than the old one. The report says that laser surgery is surely the better option for treating diabetic macular edema than that of new intraocular steroid injection.

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Some important factors that develop Age related Macular Degeneration

Latest report shows that, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of severe vision loss in United States and most Western countries. And this report drives the US researchers to conduct a major study across the United States to help the doctors to identify the factor that help in developing AMD. This in turn will help the doctors to identify the patient who are most vulnerable to advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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