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Cataract & Refractive
Multisensory art the focus of ...

A three-day exhibition that shows how people with visual impairments can appreciate a wide range of art forms was ...

The ophthalmic technology flood
Numbers transform dry eye treatment ...
Exploring safety, efficacy of ...
Retina
Diagnosing and treating MacTel ...

Idiopathic macular telangiectasia (MacTel) is bilateral condition characterised by ectatic capillaries of the macula and ...

Confocal scanner gives ...
Gene therapy trial launched for ...
Patients’ health jeopardized by ...
Glaucoma
Exploring safety, efficacy of ...

High-intensity focused ultrasound cyclocoagulation is safe and effective in most refractory glaucomatous eyes. Complete ...

Studying aqueous humour outflow with ...
Glaucoma monitoring implant receives ...
Researchers image single cell deaths ...

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Evolutions in laser technologies making cataract surgery saferLaser techniques have fundamentally changed the cataract surgery landscape. New, versatile platforms have made surgery safer and provided superior clinical outcomes precisely, consistently and predictably.
Care lacking for diabetic eye diseases worldwideMillions of adults around the world run the risk of losing their eyesight because of inattention to complications of diabetes, according to a team of international researchers. “A quarter of people with diabetes surveyed are not discussing eye complications with their health care professional, with many presenting when vision problems have already occurred,” the report said.
Eyecare providers criticized for blue light claimsOptical services chains in the United Kingdom are misleading customers about filters to screen out blue light from electronic devices, according to the BBC. Boots Opticians and Vision Express both claim that the filters protect against retinal damage despite a lack of evidence, the news service said in a recent press release.
Mediterranean diet may protect against macular degeneration
Mediterranean diet may protect against macular degenerationThe Mediterranean diet reduces the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a study of two Portuguese populations.
Researchers make strides in amblyopiaAccumulating evidence suggests that multiple treatments can help people with amblyopia, according to a review of the literature.
Adalimumab effective but not a cure for uveitisAdalimumab (Humira, AbbVie), an immunosuppressive biologic therapy, improves the symptoms of noninfectious active uveitis, but causes some adverse events and does not cure the disease, researchers say.
Giant cell arteritis treatment expeditedThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is expediting its review of a new potential treatment for giant cell arteritis, a rare inflammatory disease that can cause permanent vision loss, Roche has announced.
Biosensors in contact lenses can monitor IOP and diabetesWork is progressing on contact lenses that can monitor biomarkers in tear film for intraocular pressure, diabetes mellitus, and other health conditions.
Computer assisted cataract surgery with toric intraocular lens implantation
Vision problems affecting English children’s literacyReductions in vision correlate with lower literacy scores on standardised tests, a new study showed.