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Sep 13, 2021

New eyecare technology may be headed to the market

By Annette Gutierrez SARASOTA COUNTY (WSNN) – If you’re suffering from macular degeneration, there’s a new eye device that may be headed to the market. Medical experts say it could…

New eyecare technology may be headed to the market

Aug 26, 2021

Regeneron

REGENERON ANNOUNCES ENCOURAGING TOPLINE PHASE 2 DATA OF HIGH-DOSE AFLIBERCEPT IN WET AGE-RELATED MACULAR DEGENERATION TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Phase 3 trials in wet AMD and diabetic macular edema…

Regeneron

Aug 5, 2021

Bausch releases eye drops, wipes to combat dry eye irritation

By Kaitlyn Levinson Bausch + Lomb announced the launch of Biotrue Hydration Boost Lubricant Eye Drops and Biotrue Micellar Eyelid Cleansing Wipes, which are designed to alleviate dry eye symptoms…

Bausch releases eye drops, wipes to combat dry eye irritation

Aug 5, 2021

Are first signs of COVID-19 seen in the retina?

by: Lynda Charters A team of investigators has found that the retina could offer signs of possible COVID-19 infection before they appear in other parts of the body. Investigators from…

Are first signs of COVID-19 seen in the retina?

Jul 23, 2021

Virtual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology: Global (COPH)

Virtual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology: Global (COPH) on August 20-21, 2021.   This truly unique congress connects the COPHy Europe & Asia-Australia congresses’ faculty, staff, and participants leading to…

Virtual Congress on Controversies in Ophthalmology: Global (COPH)

Jul 23, 2021

AMD: Genetic Testing & Controversies Surrounding the Test.

Ophthalmology 360 and the Macular Degeneration Association proudly present: AMD: Genetic Testing & Controversies Surrounding the Test. This program is for Ophthalmologists/Retina Specialists, Optometrists, and the general public that would…

AMD: Genetic Testing & Controversies Surrounding the Test.

Jul 19, 2021

Smoking and Dry Eye

By R. Morgan Griffin Medically Reviewed by Whitney Seltman on May 05, 2021 Does tobacco smoke or even just the smell of it leave your eyes scratchy and gritty? You’re not the only…

Smoking and Dry Eye

Jul 15, 2021

Fifteen Healthy Summer Recipes to Stay Cool, Hydrated, and Nourished

BBQs, beaches, long days, and late nights… The dog days of summer are here, and the heat (on the grill) is on! While the official start to summer is behind…

Fifteen Healthy Summer Recipes to Stay Cool, Hydrated, and Nourished

Jul 13, 2021

Exemptions and Special Assistance for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

By admin-VisionAware As a result of advocacy efforts over the years, as well as the Americans with Disabilities Act, the federal government and many states offer assistance and exemptions for people who are blind or visually impaired.…

Exemptions and Special Assistance for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

Jul 13, 2021

Try A New Approach To Reading Restaurant Menus

by: Dorrie Rush One of the most frequently asked questions from people living with low vision is: How do you read the restaurant menu? There are many good options for…

Try A New Approach To Reading Restaurant Menus

Jul 7, 2021

The Mission for a Healthy Vision

In the U.S., about 4.2 million adults over the age of 40 are either legally blind or suffer from impaired vision. Age-related eye disorders such as macular degeneration, cataract, diabetic…

The Mission for a Healthy Vision

Jul 1, 2021

Discovery of blood biomarker opens new perspectives for dietary prevention of AMD-related risks

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the principal cause of vision loss in industrialized countries, with nearly 20 million people affected in Europe in 2020. Although identified…

Discovery of blood biomarker opens new perspectives for dietary prevention of AMD-related risks

Jun 22, 2021

Check the UV Protection of your sunglasses for National Sunglasses Day

by: @leadernewspaper The 27th of June is National Sunglasses Day, an awareness day to celebrate and share the importance of wearing UV protective eye wear to protect your vision. To…

Check the UV Protection of your sunglasses for National Sunglasses Day

Jun 22, 2021

Pigment Epithelium-Derived Factor May Have Role in Treating Eye Disease

New Study: Amacrine and photoreceptor cells treated with PEDF in culture. PEDF stimulated extensive amacrine axonal outgrowth and protected photoreceptors from cell death, simultaneously promoting their differentiation. Cell nuclei are…

Pigment Epithelium-Derived Factor May Have Role in Treating Eye Disease

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

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