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New Type of Laser Makes Eye Surgery Simpler
New soliton laser has the potential applications in eye and heart surgery or the engineering of delicate materials, said researchers.
The Director of the University of Sydney Institute of Photonics and Optical Science, Professor Martijn de ...
Myopia or short/near sightedness, which causes damage to the eye and even blindness, can be accessed easily, according to a new article published in PLOS ONE .
The work was based on testing of 70 volunteers, with the Flinders ophthalmology and ...
Plano, The Myopia App to Handle the Epidemic Gets Downloaded by More Than 100k Indian Parents
The Plano app was developed to reduce the onset of myopia in children.
This good intent has lead to the app to reach a milestone of 100k downloads within a short period.
India’s smartphone penetration has been growing at a phenomenal pace, ...
Time to End Vision Loss Caused by Uncorrected Myopia
Vision loss from uncorrected myopia affects millions of people across the world. However, providing community vision screening programs, regular eye check-ups and spectacles can save millions of people’s eyesight.
538 million people with ...
Pathways underlying myopia (nearsightedness) and hyperopia (farsightedness) are different, not opposite, revealed study published in journal PLOS Biology and conducted by Andrei Tkatchenko of Columbia University and colleagues.
Myopia occurs ...
A total of 161 genetic factors associated with myopia have been identified by experts at the Mainz University Medical Center. The findings of the study show that insufficient sunlight is an important trigger in the development of myopia .
Eye Surgery for 1,000 Visually Impaired Indians to be Sponsored by LG Electronics
LG Electronics, the South Korean electronics giant will sponsor 1,000 visually impaired Indians for eye surgeries by the end of 2018, mentions a report.
The company, which first tapped the Indian market some 20 years ago, said it has already ...
Statins Can Help Prevent Scar Tissue After Eye Surgery
Statins are beneficial in the treatment of Vitrectomy, a surgery done for retinal detachment.
Retinal detachment the most serious common retinal disorder may even lead to blindness.
Statins reduce inflammation and the ...
A new ultrasound device called ‘Bausch & Lomb’s Hypersonic Vitrectomy System (Vitesse)’ makes the surgery safer and causes no damage to the retina, reveals a new study.
A Successful Eye Surgery
C. Vanitha is now a happy woman. Her left eye ...
Special Contact Lenses to Reduce Myopia Progression
Highlights: Myopia or
short-sightedness is extremely common today Myopia is
usually treated with spectacles, lenses and laser surgery Special
contact lenses have been suggested as a possible treatment to reduce myopia
Lower Risk of Infection Found With LASIK Than With Contacts Over Time
Traditionally contacts were thought to be safer than a surgical procedure, an analysis by ophthalmologists from the Hamilton Eye Institute at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center indicates otherwise.
A meta-data analysis ...
Contact Lens Therapy Effective in Slowing Myopia Progression
Myopia in children can lead to glaucoma, cataract, retinal detachment and myopic maculopathy if not treated.
Dual-focus contact lens was effective in slowing myopia progression.
The lens was well accepted by children and ...
Exposure to Sunlight may Reduce Myopia Risk in Adulthood
Teenagers who are exposed to increased amounts of sunlight are less likely to develop myopia or nearsightedness in adulthood.
According to the study, higher exposure to ultraviolet B (UVB) between ages 14 and 29 years may have reduced odds of ...
Patients Report New Visual Symptoms After LASIK Surgery
Patient-reported visual symptoms, dry eye symptoms after a LASIK (Laser insitu keratomileusis) surgery in the Patient - Reported Outcomes with LASIK (PROWL) studies were examined by a research team from the United States Food and Drug ...
Intraocular Lens Surgery Safe and Effective in Patients Unsuitable for LASIK
While laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK and
photorefractive keratectomy or PRK have been successful for many
patients, those who are extremely nearsighted or astigmatic often are
unsuitable for these procedures. People who are ...