VIDEO: MIGS options address different stages of glaucoma
NEW YORK - The three available minimally invasive glaucoma procedures have unique features that are suited for mild through severe glaucoma, Justin Schweitzer, OD, said here at...
1 day ago - Healio
Surgeons share their experience of a new approach to gel stent implantation
Reviewed by Dr Ike K. Ahmed According to Dr Razeghinejad et al, since 1856-when Albrecht von Graefe discovered that iridectomy was an effective surgical method for acute...
4 days ago - Modern Medicine
Glaucoma Research Foundation awards $720,000 in research grants
Glaucoma Research Foundation is supporting 12 investigators at U.S. universities with $720,000 in research grants, according to a press release. The organization is funding...
5 days ago - Healio
World Glaucoma Week stresses early detection
This week is World Glaucoma Week, a collaboration between the World Glaucoma Association and the World Glaucoma Patient Association to bring awareness to the importance of...
6 days ago - Healio
Vitamin B3 can Prevent Glaucoma
Vitamin B3 supplement can prevent and also reverse blindness in glaucoma patients. Vitamins are used in combination with other therapies, they produce the energy required to...
6 days ago - Medindia Health
Insurance coverage of Vyzulta expands with Express Scripts
Express Scripts will begin covering Vyzulta under an agreement with Bausch + Lomb, according to a press release. Vyzulta (latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution 0.024%)...
8 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: OCT enables observation of trabecular meshwork flow in glaucoma
NEW YORK - At the American Glaucoma Society meeting here, Murray Johnstone, MD, discusses research he and his colleagues are performing with OCT to measure aqueous flow in...
9 days ago - Healio
'Glaucoma Awareness Walk' Held in Hyderabad
Glaucoma Awareness Walk was held in Hyderabad to create awareness on the fatal eye disease and about 100 volunteers and patients participated in the walk.
9 days ago - Medindia Health
VIDEO: Atlas aims to educate clinicians in evaluating OCT images for glaucoma
NEW YORK - At the American Glaucoma Society meeting here, Christopher A. Girkin, MD, MSPH, discusses the launch of the Glaucoma Imaging Atlas to educate clinicians in using OCT...
10 days ago - Healio
World Glaucoma Awareness Week - "B-I-G Beat Invisible Glaucoma"
World Glaucoma Awareness Week is observed from 11th - 17th March. The week emphasizes the need for regular eye check-ups to prevent glaucoma, which affects all the age group.
11 days ago - Medindia Health
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Treatment for Vulvovaginal Symptoms after Menopause
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Converting Blood Vessels to Blood Stem Cells
Study findings could aid research into creating new blood cells for transplants and understanding cancer metastasis.
Early Peanut Introduction to Babies: New Insights
Pregnant women and new moms are still hesitant to introduce peanut-containing products to their babies, revealed new research.
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Linked to Lower Thyroid Hormone Levels
Treating chronic fatigue syndrome will now become possible since CFS is found to be associated with lower thyroid hormone levels.
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Changes in social behavior during adolescence appear to be independent of the reproductive hormones that develop during puberty.
Poor Prenatal Oral Health Has a Significant Effect on Infants
Poor maternal oral health have significant impacts on a woman's overall health and the health of the infants.Primary care physicians are underequipped to provide adequate oral...
How This Teacher Sparked A Mental Health Awareness Movement In Schools
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Experts Share How to Apply Big Data to Patient Care
The amount of patient healthcare data is increasing more and more rapidly. In fact, research firm IDC, predict s that there will be an overall increase in health data of 48%...
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Researchers in Finland found that a high level of linoleic acid, a common omega-6 fatty acid, resulted in a 43 percent lower risk of premature death compared to those with the...
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