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Aug 6, 2020

Can Red Light Exposure Improve Eyesight?

New Research July 2, 2020 by: Gianna Melillo Looking into a deep red light for 3 minutes each day may significantly improve declining eyesight, according to a study published in…

Can Red Light Exposure Improve Eyesight?

Aug 4, 2020

Amazon Launches Alexa Accessibility Hub

ERIC HAL SCHWARTZ Amazon has brought together all of the accessibility features and initiatives for the Alexa voice assistant into a central website. The new Alexa Accessibility Hub demonstrates the ways people…

Amazon Launches Alexa Accessibility Hub

Jul 30, 2020

5 Tips To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

by: Erika P. The eyes are like the built-in cameras that living creatures have, although they may differ in appearances and sizes. Each part works together to help a person…

5 Tips To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Jul 23, 2020

Understanding Macular Degeneration During COVID-19 and Beyond

Macular Degeneration Association’s Virtual Patient Awareness Program Understanding Macular Degeneration During COVID-19 and Beyond Your eye care should never take a back seat, even during a pandemic. Join Jeffry D.…

Understanding Macular Degeneration During COVID-19 and Beyond

Jul 17, 2020

A new strategy to combat treatment resistance in choroidal neovascularization

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc An international team of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist has discovered a strategy that can potentially address a major challenge to…

A new strategy to combat treatment resistance in choroidal neovascularization

Jul 9, 2020

COVID-19 Progress: What New Treatments Are In The Pipeline?

By Joshua Mali, MD – Macular Degeneration Association Medical Director There has been a tremendous amount of progress in the understanding of COVID-19 allowing the potential of some very promising…

COVID-19 Progress: What New Treatments Are In The Pipeline?

Jul 2, 2020

Dr. Jeffry Gerson: Improving AMD Outcomes with the AdaptDx

Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO, discusses the AdaptDx by MacuLogix and how he is using it in his practice to uncover previously undetected cases of age-related macular degeneration. To learn more,…

Dr. Jeffry Gerson: Improving AMD Outcomes with the AdaptDx

Jun 29, 2020

Wet AMD: Referral and Treatment Regimens

The 101 on wet AMD treatment, from identification to the best treatment regimen. Goal: to support patient education around retinal disease. Identifying and referring for wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are…

Wet AMD: Referral and Treatment Regimens

Jun 22, 2020

Home OCT longitudinal home-based study with patient self-operated device has begun Treating retina specialists monitor disease activity remotely in wet age-related macular degeneration patients

By: Notal Vision Manassas, VA, June 17, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Notal Vision is proud to announce the enrollment of patients in the first longitudinal home-based study with its investigational…

Home OCT longitudinal home-based study with patient self-operated device has begun Treating retina specialists monitor disease activity remotely in wet age-related macular degeneration patients

Jun 22, 2020

Recent Research Could Restore Vision by Converting Skin Cells into Photoreceptors

by: Bob Luthar One of the most complex organs of the human anatomy is the eye. The eye controls the entire visual of an individual, with complex structures and components…

Recent Research Could Restore Vision by Converting Skin Cells into Photoreceptors

Jun 11, 2020

Macular Degeneration can lead to Sudden, Severe Vision Loss

Dry Macular Degeneration can lead to sudden, severe vision loss. We can help protect your vision with advanced, at-home monitoring. Ask how. https://www.foreseehome.com/

Macular Degeneration can lead to Sudden, Severe Vision Loss

Jun 11, 2020

Coronavirus Can Lurk on Eyeglasses—Here’s How to Properly Disinfect Yours

Just like you do with your hands, experts say that cleaning your glasses regularly with soap and water is your best defense against germs that cause COVID-19. By Nashia Baker  Regularly…

Coronavirus Can Lurk on Eyeglasses—Here’s How to Properly Disinfect Yours

Jun 11, 2020

US FDA approves updated Novartis Beovu® label, to include additional safety information

June 11, 2020 01:15 ET | Source: Novartis International AG Novartis worked with US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to update Beovu (brolucizumab) prescribing information to guide healthcare professionals in…

US FDA approves updated Novartis Beovu® label, to include additional safety information

May 26, 2020

Is Blue Light the Real Cause of Eye Fatigue and Sleep Loss?

by: Harry- Ocushield In a fast-changing digital world, it’s hard to ignore the immense conveniences that come with developments. Overwhelming amounts of information are at the palm of your hands,…

Is Blue Light the Real Cause of Eye Fatigue and Sleep Loss?

May 21, 2020

Increasing screen time during COVID-19 could be harmful to kids’ eyesight

by: Shu-Fang Shih, University of Michigan (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Shu-Fang Shih, University of Michigan and Olivia Killeen,…

Increasing screen time during COVID-19 could be harmful to kids’ eyesight

May 18, 2020

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: The sign in your vision you need to look out for

PARKINSON’s can cause crazy visions. Can sufferers really believe what they are seeing? What could you expect to see from someone who has the brain disease? By CHANEL GEORGINA Parkinson’s gradually…

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: The sign in your vision you need to look out for

May 13, 2020

Early detection with ForeseeHome

by: Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO- Medical Director of the Optometric Board for the Macular Degeneration Association (MDA) For those with macular degeneration, a question I often hear is “What can…

Early detection with ForeseeHome

May 8, 2020

Regeneron says antibody for COVID-19 could be ready this year

Two antibody cocktails for COVID-19 could be available as early as this autumn Regeneron says antibody for COVID-19 could be ready this year Two antibody cocktails for COVID-19 could be…

Regeneron says antibody for COVID-19 could be ready this year

May 8, 2020

Could Sanofi and Regeneron’s Dupixent also treat age-related macular degeneration?

New Research by Angus Liu Sanofi and Regeneron’s Dupixent has already proven its value in treating atopic dermatitis and asthma. But could it also prove useful in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a…

Could Sanofi and Regeneron’s Dupixent also treat age-related macular degeneration?

May 1, 2020

Vision Health and Covid-19 Update from the Canadian Ophthalmological Society

OTTAWA, May 1, 2020 /CNW/ – May is vision health month and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society would like to remind you of some important information about your eyes and COVID-19. Avoid touching…

Vision Health and Covid-19 Update from the Canadian Ophthalmological Society

Apr 28, 2020

First patient dosed in cohort 4 of Adverum OPTIC trial

New trial. The first patient in cohort 4 has been dosed in the ongoing phase 1 OPTIC trial of ADVM-022, according to a press release from Adverum Biotechnologies. Nine patients…

First patient dosed in cohort 4 of Adverum OPTIC trial

Apr 27, 2020

While at home, remember increased screen time can have negative side effects

by Kirstie Burgess, Staff Writer April 26, 2020 Due to the coronavirus, many people have had to change their homes into spaces for learning and working. One of the downsides of…

While at home, remember increased screen time can have negative side effects

Apr 27, 2020

Researchers find potential new target for eye disease therapy

by: Selina McKee Research led by scientists at Trinity College Dublin has pinpointed a potential new therapeutic target for treating retinal degeneration. The work discovered that a protein (SARM1) involved…

Researchers find potential new target for eye disease therapy

Apr 27, 2020

What we need to know about hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity during COVID-19

By: Doug Rett, OD, F.A.A.O n his blog, Doug Rett, OD, FAAO, digs deeper into questions every eye doctor has had at one point in his or her career. He…

What we need to know about hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity during COVID-19

Apr 23, 2020

NEI researchers link age-related DNA modifications to susceptibility to eye disease

Findings point to targeting epigenome as a potential therapeutic strategy. National Eye Institute (NEI) researchers profiling epigenomic changes in light-sensing mouse photoreceptors have a clearer picture of how age-related eye…

NEI researchers link age-related DNA modifications to susceptibility to eye disease

Apr 20, 2020

How to build a lifestyle and nutritional firewall against viruses like COVID-19

By: Stuart Richer, OD, PhD At the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society,1 we teach our members how to build a firewall of immune protection for patients, eyecare providers, and their families.…

How to build a lifestyle and nutritional firewall against viruses like COVID-19

Apr 13, 2020

What we need to know about hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity during COVID-19

By: Doug Rett, OD, F.A.A.O n his blog, Doug Rett, OD, FAAO, digs deeper into questions every eye doctor has had at one point in his or her career. He…

What we need to know about hydroxychloroquine retinal toxicity during COVID-19

Apr 13, 2020

Upgrade Your Bedroom, Improve Your Sleep: How to Facilitate Quality Rest and Relaxation at Home

In order to have a productive next day, and stay in great health, getting a good night’s sleep is paramount. Without ample rest, the mind and body just cannot keep…

Upgrade Your Bedroom, Improve Your Sleep: How to Facilitate Quality Rest and Relaxation at Home

Apr 9, 2020

Coronavirus and Your Macular Degeneration Care

Reviewed By: Johanna M Seddon MD, Rahul Khurana, MD If you have macular degeneration, you may feel worried about catching the coronavirus or maintaining your eye care during the pandemic. Experts at the American Academy of…

Coronavirus and Your Macular Degeneration Care

Apr 9, 2020

Why do doctors choose a $2,000 cure when a $50 one is just as good?

By BY ANDREW LAM THE WASHINGTON POST I’m a doctor with a miracle drug. Three of them, in fact. Their names are Avastin, Lucentis and Eylea. I use them to treat…

Why do doctors choose a $2,000 cure when a $50 one is just as good?

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