Macular degeneration now restricted by lucentis treatment

corasladeapex_468x656Caroline 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.

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Glaucoma cure drug detained in the Alcon Lab

alcon_gpas-760x593Recently the Eye-care giant Alcon Laboratories is shelving a long-studied drug that initially had been considered promising for treating age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma.

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Your kids need a pair of sunglasses, do you know that?

protect-kids-eyeThe goal is to keep kids' eyes healthy
On the first day of summer, Saturday, June 20 at South Cowichan Eyecare , a free sun glass give away programme was arranged to spread the awareness to protect children eyes from UV rays.

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Macular hole - basics to know

image218Do you feel the straight lines in front of you dancing? Are you getting your vision blurred? You may have developed a hole in your retina. It is known as Macular hole. Know about this disease and get cured after a small eye surgery.

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Eye care education web site released by Eye Care Center of Lake County

The Eye Care Center of Lake CountyEye care center of Lake County Illinois who believes that patients and their families need to have access to high quality, and patient friendly information about their eye conditions and treatment options, have advanced their first step in educating common people regarding number of eye problems and conditions along with treatment options.

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Top 10 nutrients that can save your eyes

Good nutrition, proper rest and special remedies are the basic essential things to improve our eyesight. Excess sun light, cheap make-up products and over usage of eyes can harm eyes.

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Electronic device promises partial eradication of blindness

Kathy-BlakeAlmost 100,000 people in United States are suffering from blindness due disease like retinitis pigmentosa. It is a hereditary disease that disable the photoreceptor cells- rods and cones, these cells helps to adjust in dim and bright light.

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Now see the dark retina cells that keep our vision healthy

retinal-pigment-epithelialWASHINGTON - A layer of 'dark cells' that keeps light-sensing cells in our eyes healthy has been photographed in a living retina for the first time.

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Genetic background of Age-related Macular Degeneration(AMD)

Macular-DegenerationDo you know what is gene mutation and what havoc it can create? A gene mutation is a permanent change in the DNA sequence that makes up a gene. Mutations range in size from a single DNA building block (DNA base) to a large segment of a chromosome. The changes can result in various disorders of incurable types.

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B Vitamins:The health police that help prevent Macular Degeneration

Vitamin-B-12We need police to maintain law and order in the country. In the same way we need vitamins to control and stimulate our body's health and metabolism. Among the different varieties of vitamins, B Vitamins are class apart.

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