Second-Generation, Two-Stent Injection Lowers IOP and Medication Burden in Various Glaucoma Types

This study also did not perform any direct comparison of IOP lowering with the stent vs cataract extraction alone, but did compare the results with data from studies that report average IOP lowering with cataract surgery alone.

Sight for Life : Macular Degeneration

Sight for Life & so Much More: Macular Degeneration Dr. Joshua Mali is a Retina Specialist for the Eye Associates in Sarasota, FL. He is the  Medical Director for the Macular Degeneration Association. Dr. Mali is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist. Dr. Mali...

Newt Gingrich: Incredible medical breakthroughs coming to cure diseases and save lives

Already, the Food and Drug Administration is expecting huge growth in the genetic medicine arena. By 2020, the FDA has said it is bracing for upwards of 200 gene therapy applications per year.

For Your Health: Tips for maintaining good eye health

Eye exams can determine vision issues as well as find diseases like glaucoma that do not have symptoms.

Proven Health Benefits of Beets + Anti Inflammatory Beet And Ginger Juice (Science Based)

Beets are good for your eyes. The lutein and zeaxanthin in beets support macular and retinal health.

Human Trials Could Begin for Macular Degeneration Stem Cell Therapy

There may be hope yet, Bharti said, for previously untreated patients with AMD.

First human gene therapy surgery attempts to halt common form of vision loss

The experimental therapy is designed to deliver a gene that codes for a protein that essentially deactivates this aggressive immune response, and to do this the treatment utilizes a benign virus to transport the new gene to where it needs to go.

Study shows correlation between HDL, triglycerides and AMD

Hypothetically, intervention at this phase would be most promising in preventing blindness,” the authors wrote.

Gene therapy first to ‘halt’ most common cause of blindness

The virus infects the retinal cells and releases the gene. This enables the eye to make a protein designed to stop cells from dying and so keep the macula healthy.

Five things you should be doing to protect your eyes

Five things you should be doing to protect your eyes by: Kim Gillian If you've got good vision, it's easy to be complacent about your eye health. But if you don't care for your eyes, you may not see so well forever. We spoke to Dr Shanel Sharma, eye specialist and...
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