Eye allergy drug from Ista Pharmaceutical achieved FDA’s preliminary approval

Ista-PharmaceuticalFDA experts unanimously favor Ista Pharmaceuticals' Bepreve for seasonal allergies

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FDA says Ista Pharmaceuticals’ eye drug Bepreve did not show serious adverse effects in tests

FDA says Ista eye drug has no serious side effects

WASHINGTON — Federal health scientists said Wednesday an anti-itching drug from eye care company Ista Pharmaceuticals did not show any serious side effects in testing on patients.

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Lazy eye syndromes in kids can be treated through new computer therapy : watch out patents

computer-therapyChildren suffering from lazy eye syndrome may soon get rid of the ugly eye patch, courtesy a new computer therapy developed by researchers from Tel Aviv University.

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Salmona, tuna ‘protects against age-related macular degeneration’

WASHINGTON - Omega-3 fatty acids found in fatty fish such as tuna and salmon may help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD) progression, depending upon the stage of the disease, suggest researchers.

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Age-related macular degeneration linked to poor cognitive function

low-cognitive-functionWASHINGTON - Older adults with low cognitive function are more likely to have the early stages of age-related macular degeneration, a new study has found.

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Eating fish, nuts and olive oil may be good for your eyes

WASHINGTON - Consumption of foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids such fish, nuts and olive oil may protect against development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a study has found.

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Dual role of glial cells may be harnessed to treat neurological diseases

WASHINGTON - Glial Cells, which are involved in the survival of nerve cell (neuron), also play an active and major role in the death of neurons in the eye, and can thus lead to therapies for a variety of acute and chronic neurological disorders, including glaucoma and retinal artery occlusion, says a study.

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Omega-3 fatty acids, low glycemic index diet protects against age-related macular degeneration

WASHINGTON - Researchers from Tufts University have found that a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids and low glycemic index food can significantly reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

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Eye doctors of Washington offering free LASIK treatment for good deeds

It's a totally different stroke played by one of the most respected vision care facilities in the area.

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Retina works like a multi-layered jigsaw puzzle of receptive fields

WASHINGTON - Scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies have found that the retina works like a multi-layered jigsaw puzzle of jagged windows called receptive fields, through which about 1.25 million neurons view the world.

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