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Jun 19, 2021

How poor nutrition and lifestyle can lead to cataracts

by: Cheri Bennett In addition to ushering in the summer season, June is Cataract Awareness month. Cataracts occur in the lens of the eye. The lens is located behind the…

How poor nutrition and lifestyle can lead to cataracts

Jun 18, 2021

Lutein-zeaxanthin shows continued benefit in AREDS2 supplement for AMD

by: Talitha Bennett Data from a 10-year follow-up study of the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 reaffirmed the safety and benefit of replacing beta-carotene with lutein-zeaxanthin in the original AREDS…

Lutein-zeaxanthin shows continued benefit in AREDS2 supplement for AMD

Jun 18, 2021

Touchless technology could enable early detection, treatment of eye diseases that cause blindness

OT Staff Reports, David Hutton According to investigators, the new technology is designed to detect telltale signs of major blinding diseases in retinal blood and tissue that typically go unseen…

Touchless technology could enable early detection, treatment of eye diseases that cause blindness

Jun 18, 2021

What are Antioxidants? Understanding the Peculiarities Behind This Term

By Joe Morales We all know that self-care is important. We need to wear sunscreen, we need to moisturize, we need to hydrate (with water), and we need to eat plenty…

What are Antioxidants? Understanding the Peculiarities Behind This Term

Jun 15, 2021

Do these supplements do more harm than good?

by: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Although anyone can purchase over-the-counter supplements, many contain active ingredients that rival the strength of prescription medications. In light of their properties, it’s imperative to guard…

Do these supplements do more harm than good?

Jun 14, 2021

Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens Could Be Transformative For Sight Impaired

by: Gus Alexiou Contributor Mojo Vision, a Saratoga, California-based startup is seeking to improve the lives of people living with sight loss by launching a smart contact lens that can…

Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens Could Be Transformative For Sight Impaired

Jun 14, 2021

Consistency key to port delivery system

by: lynda-charters Reviewed by Carl Regillo, MD The Port Delivery System(PDS) with ranibizumab (Lucentis, Genentech Inc.), an investigational drug delivery system designed for continuous long-term intravitreal drug delivery to treat…

Consistency key to port delivery system

Jun 11, 2021

New antibody therapies may improve diabetic retinopathy and other eye conditions

by: winonaryder Professor Stephen Anger and Professor Sachidev Sidu took pictures at the Donnelly Center before the COVID-19 pandemic. Credits: University of Toronto Insulin, a life-saving diabetes drug developed at…

New antibody therapies may improve diabetic retinopathy and other eye conditions

Jun 10, 2021

Topical Treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy, DME Hold Promise

June 9, 2021 by: Jonathan Alicea A systematic review of clinical trials notes that topical eye drops may lead to favorable retinal and visual outcomes, despite heterogeneity across multiple studies.…

Topical Treatments for Diabetic Retinopathy, DME Hold Promise

May 25, 2021

Tilak Healthcare Launches US Pilot for OdySight Medical Vision Monitoring App

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tilak Healthcare, a digital therapeutics pioneer specializing in the development of mobile medical application games used as monitoring and rehabilitation tools for chronic diseases, is launching a pilot program…

Tilak Healthcare Launches US Pilot for OdySight Medical Vision Monitoring App

May 14, 2021

Healthy Vision Month: Tips for preserving Eye health

Since it’s Healthy Vision Month, Ophthalmologist Dr. Joshua Mali explains the tips for preserving eye health. This past year, when non-urgent medical appointments have been on hold for many of…

Healthy Vision Month: Tips for preserving Eye health

May 13, 2021

Majority of adults in the U.S. do not receive routine eye care

By Holly Chilsen Published: May. 11, 2021 at 8:42 AM EDT WAUSAU, Wis. (WSAW) – Far too often, when we consider health priorities, vision and overall eye health doesn’t make the list.…

Majority of adults in the U.S. do not receive routine eye care

May 10, 2021

The No-Look Cook: Adaptive Cooking for People with Vision Loss

From our friends at Second Sense Beyond Vision Loss by Cody Froeter, CVRT Cooking is something every person will experience to some degree at some point in their life. Some…

The No-Look Cook: Adaptive Cooking for People with Vision Loss

Apr 23, 2021

Poor Eyesight? 14 Ways to Stay Active, According to an Eye Doctor

By Jerilyn Covert Don’t let low vision get in the way of your health goals. Try these strategies to continue living your best life. “It’s the old ‘Just do it,’ right?”…

Poor Eyesight? 14 Ways to Stay Active, According to an Eye Doctor

Apr 23, 2021

New hope for better treatments against macular degeneration

A number of new treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a progressive eye disease, are under development. AMD is a leading cause of vision loss in older people. About 11…

New hope for better treatments against macular degeneration

Apr 16, 2021

(Video) What a small yellow spot can tell you about your health

(Video) What a small yellow spot can tell you about your health

Apr 16, 2021

Stem Cells for Macular Degeneration: Meticulous Science vs. Unethical Carelessness

Rigorous scientists stabilized a patient’s macular degeneration with a cutting-edge stem cell treatment; less rigorous scientists misapplied stem cell science and left three women blind. by: Harriet Hall Age-related macular…

Stem Cells for Macular Degeneration: Meticulous Science vs. Unethical Carelessness

Apr 13, 2021

We Can Help Protect Your Vision Between Office Visits

Do you have Dry Macular Degeneration? We can help protect your vision between office visits. Ask us how. Find out more information here: https://www.foreseehome.com/   #DetectEarly #TreatEarly #ForeseeHome #MacularDegeneration

We Can Help Protect Your Vision Between Office Visits

Apr 5, 2021

Helping patients who do not respond to anti-VEGF therapy

by: Lynda Charters This material belongs to Ophthalmology Times- Permission received from Saghar Bagheri, MD, PhD Study rejects notion of ‘nonresponders’ to therapeutic option This article was reviewed by Saghar…

Helping patients who do not respond to anti-VEGF therapy

Mar 29, 2021

HIV drugs may prevent vision loss

By Leondra Head CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (CBS19 NEWS) — A new study comprised of more than 100 million adults in America finds that HIV drugs may prevent vision loss. It was led by a…

HIV drugs may prevent vision loss

Mar 25, 2021

10 Nutrition and Health Benefits of Cashew Milk

Written by Lizzie Streit, MS, RDN, LD — Cashew milk is a popular non-dairy beverage made from whole cashews and water. It has a creamy, rich consistency and is loaded with vitamins,…

10 Nutrition and Health Benefits of Cashew Milk

Mar 22, 2021

Empowering patients and their caregivers to live fuller lives.

BY THE STAFF OF MODERN OPTOMETRY In 1998, Lawrence Hoffheimer’s mother was diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Wanting to do something to help her and others with the disease,…

Empowering patients and their caregivers to live fuller lives.

Mar 17, 2021

Mental Health Aspects of AMD Care

by: Jeffry D. Gerson, OD, FAAO Ralph Waldo Emerson said, “It’s not the destination, it’s the journey.” A strange quote with which to start a piece about age-related macular degeneration…

Mental Health Aspects of AMD Care

Mar 12, 2021

Building the Bionic Eye…With Car Tech?

Dr. Michael Beyeler and his team at UC Santa Barbara are prepping a smart prosthesis that provides cues to the visually impaired, much like a computer vision system talks to…

Building the Bionic Eye…With Car Tech?

Mar 4, 2021

Paul Vision Institute

AMD Center of Excellence FEATURE Please help us in welcoming  Paul Vision Institute, to the AMD Centers of Excellence. Dr. Edward Paul is known for his independence and tenacity when…

Paul Vision Institute

Mar 2, 2021

30 of the Best Anti-Aging Foods to Make Sure You Are Incorporating Into Your Diet

Have you noticed that most of these foods are recommended to help fight age-related macular degeneration. by: NICOLE PAJER The anti-aging industry is filled with supplements, creams, and products touted…

30 of the Best Anti-Aging Foods to Make Sure You Are Incorporating Into Your Diet

Feb 24, 2021

Survey

Data has shown that the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in greater vision loss for macular degeneration patients due to delayed or missed eye appointments. We want to better understand how…

Survey

Feb 23, 2021

Get the Best Eye Care During COVID-19

You don’t have to neglect your vision needs during the pandemic By Lindsey Konkel A n eye exam with an ophthalmologist or optometrist can detect not only vision impairment but also conditions that threaten…

Get the Best Eye Care During COVID-19

Feb 19, 2021

Grin Eye Care

AMD Centers of Excellence Feature Please welcome our featured AMD Center of Excellence, Grin Eye Care.   Grin Eye Care has provided top-quality eye care in the Kansas City area…

Grin Eye Care

Feb 16, 2021

‘Gene therapy will lead to a breakthrough in treatment of eye disease’

by: Milan Lenters Scientists in Germany believe they have found a solution for people suffering from retinitis pigmentosa (RP) and macular degeneration (MD), as was explained in last week’s best-read story. RP is a congenital…

‘Gene therapy will lead to a breakthrough in treatment of eye disease’

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