Eye Care News – Newsletter for February 7, 2011

Drugs to treat age-related blindness

WASHINGTON - Scientists have come up with new ways to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD) — the most prevalent type of blindness among the elderly — after figuring out one of its primary causes. Researchers at the University of Kentucky, US, compared eyes donated by deceased AMD patients with those of healthy individuals. The ... Read more >>>.

Eye Care News – Newsletter for December 27, 2010

Worm sticks between woman's cornea and iris in Bihar

NALANDA - In an unusual case a worm got stuck between a woman’s cornea and the iris of her right eye in Bihar’s Nalanda District.adha Devi, a 20 year-old patient, got operated on Saturday at nearby charitable hospital in the region and is out of danger now. She felt irritation in her right eye ten days ... Read more >>>.

Eye Care News – Newsletter for December 24, 2010

Comprehensive Study of Two Types of LASIK Procedures

NEW YORK (GaeaTimes.com) — LASIK is a type of refractive surgery for correcting myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism that can improve a person’s vision completely. It has become a common type of surgery in today’s world and two standard LASIK procedures available. The two types known as standard LASIK and custom, or wavefront LASIK differ .... Source article on Gaea Times at  : Comprehensive Study of Two Types of LASIK Procedures.

Eye Care News – Newsletter for December 21, 2010

Abu Bakar Bashir Undergone Cataract Surgery

NEW YORK (GaeaTimes.com) — Abu Bakar Bashir, Indonesia’s best-known radical cleric has undergone cataract surgery as he awaits trial on terrorism charges. Lawyer Achmad Michdan says the 72-year-old Bashir started complaining about deteriorating vision in his left eye soon after his arrest in August. He says Bashir, who has been jailed since his arrest, was .... Source  : Gaea News Network.

Eye Care News – Newsletter for December 16, 2010

Revolutionary Lasik Technique Provides Super-Vision

NEW YORK (GaeaTimes.com) — A revolutionary new technique of Lasik surgery promises to provide super-vision to patients affected with short-sightedness. The revolutionary new technique at the Z-LASIK clinic in London boasts a 100pc success rate at correcting short sightedness to 20/20 “normal” levels. But in 40pc of cases, patients are said to go home with 20/12 .... Source article on Gaea Times at  : Revolutionary Lasik Technique Provides Super-Vision.

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