Cystoid macular edema (CME) is a painless condition in which swelling or thickening occurs of the central retina (macula) and is usually associated with blurred or distorted vision.
Have you heard the name of this dreaded virus who can steal your child's vision? It is Rhabdosarcoma virus a close relative of Herpes Simplex Virus. Learn about it and see whether there is any respite from it.
Treatment for eye cancer depends on the type and how advanced it is. Options include surgery, radiation therapy, freezing or heat therapy, laser therapy and systemic chemotherapy. Surgery has become less common and radiation therapy has grown in popularity as a treatment option.
Patients of open-angle glaucoma, secondary glaucoma, and preoperatively acute angle-closure glaucoma are no longer required to suffer from surgery delays due to high intraocular pressure(IOP). Diamox, X-GEN Pharmaceuticals has devised a new adjunctive treatment for lowering IOP. Full article »
Audit Scotland's recent report shows that increased use of day surgery involving no overnight stay in hospital could save £8m a year by benefiting the eye patients with speedy recovery and efficient usage of National Health service resources.