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FDA APPROVES FIRST CONTACT LENS THAT GETS DARKER IN SUNLIGHT

FDA APPROVES FIRST CONTACT LENS THAT GETS DARKER IN SUNLIGHT

29th April 2018

(CBS) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has signed off on the first ever transition contact lenses, which will...

Omega-3s no better than placebo for treating dry eye

Omega-3s no better than placebo for treating dry eye

29th April 2018

Patients with dry eye may not significantly benefit from supplementation with fish-derived omega-3 fatty acids, according to findings from a...

Stem cell implant stalls progression of dry AMD

Stem cell implant stalls progression of dry AMD

29th April 2018

Researchers from University of Southern California (USC) and the University of California, Santa Barbara are the first to show the feasibility...

Glaucoma Awareness Week (March 11th-17th)

Glaucoma Awareness Week (March 11th-17th)

8th March 2018

300,000 people in the UK are unaware that they are slowly losing their sight. The treatment of glaucoma has developed...

Bausch + Lomb And Nicox Announce FDA Approval Of VYZULTA™ (latanoprostene Bunod Ophthalmic Solution), 0.024%

Bausch + Lomb And Nicox Announce FDA Approval Of VYZULTA™ (latanoprostene Bunod Ophthalmic Solution), 0.024%

26th March 2018

LAVAL, Quebec and SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, France, Nov. 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.’s (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX)...

New stem cell treatment may help reverse age-related sight loss

New stem cell treatment may help reverse age-related sight loss

22nd March 2018

Edgbaston Eye Clinic advises people to be mindful when they read medical articles in newspapers. Stem Cell therapy for macular...

CATARACT SURGERY

CATARACT SURGERY

26th March 2018

Inside your eye you have a lens. This works like a camera lens, focusing light in order for you to...

EYE CLINIC FOCUSES ON OPHTHALMOLOGY-STANDARD CARE

EYE CLINIC FOCUSES ON OPHTHALMOLOGY-STANDARD CARE

5th July 2018

Specialist optometrist Don Williams is spearheading the way for a faster treatment route for eye care patients in the West...

3D printed human corneas could provide unlimited supply for transplants

3D printed human corneas could provide unlimited supply for transplants

14th June 2018

3D printed corneas could be used in the future to ensure an unlimited supply of corneas. They have a unique...

Inexpensive eye imaging method may help monitor Alzheimer’s progression

Inexpensive eye imaging method may help monitor Alzheimer’s progression

27th June 2018

Queen’s University Belfast researchers found the eye may be a critical indicator for Alzheimer’s disease (AD) along with a host...

Anti-VEGF Tx Seems OK for Eye Disorders No increased risk of systemic adverse events with intravitreal anti-VEGF

Anti-VEGF Tx Seems OK for Eye Disorders No increased risk of systemic adverse events with intravitreal anti-VEGF

27th March 2018

Intravitreal anti-VEGF treatments for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic macular edema (DME), or retinal vein occlusion did not appear...

Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy

Fuchs Endothelial Dystrophy

27th March 2018

At Centre for Sight our area of special expertise is the Cornea. Fuchs Endothelial Dystophy is a condition where the...

Myopia: A public health crisis in waiting

Myopia: A public health crisis in waiting

30th March 2018

The prevalence of myopia and high myopia is on the rise across the world. Recent work from the Brien Holden...

The early signs and symptoms of presbyopia

The early signs and symptoms of presbyopia

12th April 2018

Everyone will develop presbyopia by the fifth decade of life; however, the age of onset for the signs and symptoms of...

Parkinson’s drug may halt progression of AMD

Parkinson’s drug may halt progression of AMD

12th April 2018

A retrospective study found that a commonly prescribed drug for Parkinson’s, L-DOPA, may delay or prevent AMD. The authors previously...

Government publishes GDPR guidance for healthcare organisations

Government publishes GDPR guidance for healthcare organisations

20th April 2018

The Information Governance Alliance (IGA) has published information to help healthcare organisations stay compliant with the new GDPR rules. The...

Glowing contact lens could prevent a leading cause of blindness

Glowing contact lens could prevent a leading cause of blindness

24th April 2018

Hundreds of millions of people suffer from diabetes worldwide, putting them at risk for a creeping blindness, or diabetic retinopathy...

Vitamin A slows progression of retinitis pigmentosa in children

Vitamin A slows progression of retinitis pigmentosa in children

17th April 2018

Findings from this case-control study support the hypothesis that vitamin A can slow loss of cone function in children with...

Driving and glaucoma

Driving and glaucoma

17th April 2018

This section covers the DVLA requirements for driving with glaucoma. To see the IGA respone to the Parliamentary and Health...

New MIGS device safely lowers IOP in open-angle glaucoma

New MIGS device safely lowers IOP in open-angle glaucoma

24th May 2018

The MINIject glaucoma device from iSTAR Medical is showing promising results in treating patients with mild to moderate primary open-angle...

FDA Approves AI Software That Diagnoses Eye Disease

FDA Approves AI Software That Diagnoses Eye Disease

24th May 2018

While not in my direct context of focus, it’s an example of technology that will challenge status quo, making its...