Surgeons explore new ways to address compromised capsular support
Welcome to another edition of CEDARS/ASPENS Debates. CEDARS/ASPENS is a joint society of cornea, cataract and refractive surgery specialists, here to discuss some of the latest...
7 hours ago - Healio
Putting the wrong lens in during a cataract op is one of the NHS's most common surgical blunders
A report by the UK's Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch found the wrong artificial lenses were put into patients' eyes 21 times in 2016/17, and urged the NHS to stop it...
16 hours ago - Daily Mail
Secondary Cataract: Lens Cells from Previous Cataract Surgery Could be a Cause
Clouded natural lens cells left over from the first cataract surgery can lead to the formation of secondary cataract. In this disease, secondary scars start forming in the eye.
1 day ago - Medindia Health
Seeking ways to prevent 'secondary cataracts'
Today's cataract surgery is often described as a marvel of modern medicine, a one-hour outpatient procedure that has spared millions from blindness, especially in developed...
2 days ago - News Medical
The Core of Parents' Main Concerns When Having a Child With Cataract and Its Clinical Implications
To investigate the main concerns associated with being a parent of a child with cataract and how the parents deal with these concerns.
7 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Nursing
VIDEO: Kala readies to launch Inveltys for cataract surgery
CHICAGO - At the Ophthalmology Innovation Summit at AAO, Mark Iwicki, chairman and CEO of Kala Pharmaceuticals, discusses the company's plans to launch Inveltys (loteprednol...
7 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: Manual cataract surgery tools promising in underserved communities
CHICAGO - At the American Academy of Ophthalmology meeting, Alan Crandall, MD, of Moran Eye Center, Utah, discusses using new tools and techniques to address the burden of...
9 days ago - Healio
DMEK prior to cataract surgery shows better results than combined procedure
CHICAGO - Compared with Descemet's membrane endothelial keratoplasty combined with cataract surgery, performing cataract surgery after Descemet's membrane endothelial...
10 days ago - Healio
IStent inject allows early glaucoma intervention
Glaucoma is a disease with no cure; left untreated, it can result in partial or complete loss of vision over time. It is not only the leading cause of blindness among African...
13 days ago - Healio
OCT Screening Before Cataract Surgery Can Improve Outcomes
Routine screening with optical coherence tomography before cataract surgery can identify overlooked pathologies, researchers say, but cost might be an issue. Medscape Medical News
13 days ago - Medscape
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New Anti-inflammatory Drug Discovered
Anti-inflammatory drug molecule found to reduce the signals that trigger an inflammation by acting through certain proteins. This may kill cancer cells by causing DNA Damage
New Shoe Insole Technology Can Heal Diabetic Ulcers Better While Walking
Diabetic foot ulcers: Newly developed shoe insole technology can heal diabetic ulcers better while walking.
New Method to Study Swallowing Could Lead to Improved ALS Treatments
Researchers mimic swallowing problems in rodents that will allow more targeted study of ALS progression.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Reduce Premature Birth Risk
High intake of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy can lower the risk of premature births, reveals a new study.
Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease
It is a little-known fact that even teetotalers can end up with liver disease. In fact, the most common form of this type of disease in the United States - non-alcoholic fatty...
Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure
Hypertension is a common and critical health concern, especially for older people. An article in Homeopathic covered some of the best ways of naturally treating high blood...
What is hyperemesis gravidarum? The extreme morning sickness that Kate...
Kate suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum with all three pregnancies and Amy Schumer said she is in hospital with the same thing
FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes
About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping rates.
Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease...
Wales' only endometriosis centre is inadequately funded and is turning complex cases away because 'it cannot cope with demand'
Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017
The 2017 increase mirrors a rise in tick-borne diseases reported in the United States. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of cases doubled, and researchers discovered seven new...