Vision problems can easily go undetected with kids because children assume that everyone sees the same way they do. About 20% of kids entering kindergarten has undetected vision conditions.
US NGOs are determined to solve together the gender inequity in the delivery and uptake of eye care services. They want that millions of women and girls who would otherwise remain blind should have a chance to restore their vision and could attend school, return to work and care for their families.
Detroid Lake Lions club was accompanied by students from Holy Rosary School in Detroit Lakes and medical students from the University of Minnesota and Ohio State College of Optometry on their annual trip to Maxico to help needy people with eyeglasses.
The Denpasar Education Board, in cooperation with the Indonesian Humanitarian Organization (YKI), have arranged a free eye treatment event for elementary school teachers in Denpasar.
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.
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.
New study confirms that short-term topical bevacizumab therapy reduces the severity of formation of new blood vessels in the cornea that can create impaired vision or vision loss. The results are currently published online on the Archives of Ophthalmology website at www.archophthalmol.com.
March is the Family Eye Health Month, it is an annual national public awareness campaign which highlights the importance of preventive eye health and regular eye examinations.
Cheer up men! mighty Viagra and its famous counter part Cialis has been identified as innocent regarding eye damaging blames, it causes no significant visual dysfunction, according to a recent study which was published online today in the Archives of Opthalmology.
The cornea is normally a nearly invisible, clear structure covering the iris of the eye. Its two purposes are to transmit and focus the light entering the eye. A cloudy cornea is a loss of transparency of the cornea.