WASHINGTON - Optometrists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have come up with a new breed of contact lenses that can treat presbyopia, a gradual loss of the ability to focus on nearby objects.
Do you often get in a fix when someone asks about your dark circles , or when someone guesses your age from your wrinkles over your eyes? Well, to cut a long story short read through.
Glaucoma is the biggest cause of blindness in New Zealand, affecting about 68,000 people. Sadly, one in two victims don't know they are being robbed.
Do you often feel embarrass when you see the wrinkles on your eye lids when you sit in front of the mirror before going for a party? What will happen when the men in the party will guess your age? Dr. Nadia Kazim has a solution.
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 .
Its 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.
Genentech, 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.
Caroline Tate of Charlotte can see her grandchildrens' faces, and enjoys the gift of vision that Lucentis has given her. In 2005 she was diagnosed to have macular degeneration. Read the success story of a brave woman who was determined to fight it out.
Eminent senior ophthalmologist at King's college London, professor John Marshall, who was famous for leading the way to find the laser eye surgery procedure to cure short sightedness, yet again successfully established a new laser technique which could prevent blindness effectively.