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Early-warning signs of diabetes-related eye damage detected by new technique

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:00am
Indiana University researchers have detected new early-warning signs of the potential loss of sight associated with diabetes.
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When normal eye development stalls in the nerves

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 04/22/2014 - 2:00am
Imagine you cannot move your eyes up, and you cannot lift your upper eyelid.
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New research shows that bacteria survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution than previously thought

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:00am
Each year in the UK, bacterial infections cause around 6,000 cases of a severe eye condition known as microbial keratitis - an inflammation and ulceration of the cornea that can lead to loss of...
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Spotlight on Research: A Time for Audacious Hope

Recently, the National Eye Institute revised its long-term strategic plan to include programs focused on a single “Audacious Goal” -- to regenerate lost or damaged retinal and optic nerve tissues and their connections in the brain.

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Spotlight on Research: A Time for Audacious Hope

Recently, the National Eye Institute revised its long-term strategic plan to include programs focused on a single “Audacious Goal” -- to regenerate lost or damaged retinal and optic nerve tissues and their connections in the brain.

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Preservative-free Glaucoma Medications

While most glaucoma patients take at least one eye drop to control eye pressure, as many as 40% of patients need more than one medication. The more medications a patient takes the more likely he/she is to have adverse symptoms from preservatives.

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Preservative-free Glaucoma Medications

While most glaucoma patients take at least one eye drop to control eye pressure, as many as 40% of patients need more than one medication. The more medications a patient takes the more likely he/she is to have adverse symptoms from preservatives.

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When You Have Cataracts and Glaucoma

Cataract surgery may be combined with one of several glaucoma surgeries. Your doctor will take a number of important factors into consideration when advising what is best for your eye.

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When You Have Cataracts and Glaucoma

Cataract surgery may be combined with one of several glaucoma surgeries. Your doctor will take a number of important factors into consideration when advising what is best for your eye.

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2014 Annual Gala was an Evening to Celebrate the Innovators

Glaucoma Research Foundation honored William J. Link, PhD and Judy Collins during the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala at San Francisco's historic Palace Hotel.

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2014 Annual Gala was an Evening to Celebrate the Innovators

Glaucoma Research Foundation honored William J. Link, PhD and Judy Collins during the Glaucoma 360 Annual Gala at San Francisco's historic Palace Hotel.

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The Sight-Smart Shirt

"With increasing age, decreasing visual acuity, and the greater need for practical solutions and security, don't forget the need for smarter sight-saving clothing," says Paul Otterness.

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The Sight-Smart Shirt

"With increasing age, decreasing visual acuity, and the greater need for practical solutions and security, don't forget the need for smarter sight-saving clothing," says Paul Otterness.

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Making the Digital Connection in 7 Steps

If you have the desire to stay connected to your family, friends and the rest of the world, plus you have the willingness to learn how to use new communication tools, then here is what you’ll need to get started.

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Making the Digital Connection in 7 Steps

If you have the desire to stay connected to your family, friends and the rest of the world, plus you have the willingness to learn how to use new communication tools, then here is what you’ll need to get started.

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Age, Acuity, & Assistive Devices: Choosing What's Right for You

With age often comes the wisdom to understand the primary importance of our need to stay connected to family and friends. Assistive devices can help you to stay connected.

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Age, Acuity, & Assistive Devices: Choosing What's Right for You

With age often comes the wisdom to understand the primary importance of our need to stay connected to family and friends. Assistive devices can help you to stay connected.

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Color blindness among preschoolers dominated by Caucasian boys

medicalnewstoday eye health - Sun, 04/06/2014 - 2:00am
Caucasian male children have the highest prevalence among four major ethnicities, with 1 in 20 testing color blind, according to the first major study of color blindness in a multi-ethnic group of preschoolers.
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Scientists have discovered a potentially novel form of therapy for Age-Related Macular Degeneration that uses a component of our immune system

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:00am
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made a major breakthrough with important implications for sufferers of the eye disease Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), which can cause central blindness in sufferers.
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New report documents cardiopulmonary arrest in premature infant after cyclomydril eyedrops

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 04/04/2014 - 4:00am
Eyedrops administered to infants as part of routine outpatient retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) screening can have life-threatening consequences. A case report published in the Journal of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS) describes cardiopulmonary arrest in a 27-week-old infant following administration of three sets of cyclopentolate 0.
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