Scientists make important discovery with implications for people living with AMD
Scientists from Trinity College Dublin have made an important discovery with implications for those living with a common, debilitating eye disease that can cause blindness.
4 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Repeated injections for AMD increase glaucoma risk
Researchers in Wheaton, Ill., reported that patients with age-related macular degeneration were more likely to develop glaucoma and its risk factor, ocular hypertension, when...
7 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: Cal Roberts discusses move from Bausch to Lighthouse Guild
ORLANDO - At Cataract Surgery: Telling It Like It Is, Calvin Roberts, MD, discusses his decision to step down from his role as senior vice president and chief medical officer...
10 days ago - Healio
Roberts leaving Bausch to lead Lighthouse Guild
Calvin Roberts, MD, is stepping down as senior vice president and chief medical officer of eye care at Bausch Health Companies to take over as president and CEO of Lighthouse...
14 days ago - Healio
The Importance of Lutein for Eye and Brain Health
Lutein - a carotenoid found in egg yolks, avocados, cruciferous vegetables and dark, leafy greens - is well-known for its vision-enhancing properties. 1 Research also suggests...
15 days ago - Mercola
VIDEO: Perform MMP-9 test before cataract surgery
KOLOA, Hawaii - At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Ashley Brissette, MD, MSc, FRCSC, discusses the importance of testing for inflammation and dry eye before performing cataract surgery.
18 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
VIDEO: Set reasonable vision expectations before cataract surgery
KOLOA, Hawaii - At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Uday Devgan, MD, explains how discussing expectations with patients regarding visual outcomes is important before cataract surgery. “There...
24 days ago - Healio
Do not underestimate challenges of IOL selection with combined procedures
TREVISO, Italy - Combined surgery in eyes with coexisting cataract and macular hole or macular pucker may be beneficial, but it also makes IOL choice and power calculation a...
24 days ago - Healio
MacuLogix introduces next generation of AMD testing device
MacuLogix Inc. announced its next generation of dark adaptation functional testing with AdaptDx Pro guided by Theia to detect age-related macular degeneration. The company's...
27 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: Yeu shares pearls for addressing brunescent cataract
KOLOA, Hawaii - At Hawaiian Eye 2020, Elizabeth Yeu, MD, discusses her tips for removing a brunescent cataract.
30 days ago - Healio
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Apparently There's Going To Be A ‘Bachelor' For Seniors
Bachelor for seniors, please get on my TV right this minute We'd understand if you missed it, considering it was Peter Weber's Fantasy Suite episode and the drama was off the...
Men over 40 who enjoy sex need to worry more about prostate cancer
Jeremy Clarke already had the cancer. But a doctor told his 46-year-old brother he didn't need to be checked. Now they're both fighting for survival.
Is Exercise Good for Hip Arthritis?
Osteoarthritis is the most frequent form of joint disease that people develop with age. You hear a lot about arthritis of the knee, but arthritis also impacts the joints in the...
Surprise! Bone Density and Bone Strength Aren't the Same Thing
All women should be concerned about their bone density and risk of osteoporosis, a serious bone condition where bones become less dense, more fragile, and prone toward...
Talazoparib active, safe among subset of men with metastatic prostate cancer
Talazoparib monotherapy induced promising antitumor activity in men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who previously received docetaxel, according to the...
These Firefighting Twins Shed Their 'Macho' Hang-Ups to Beat Prostate Cancer...
They're teaching other guys how to fight it, too.
VIDEO: New IOLs look to extend depth of focus without decreasing vision quality
MARRAKECH, Morocco - At the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons Winter Meeting, Richard Packard, MD, speaks about current trends in IOL technology. New options...
Deprescribing Alzheimer's Drugs: The Crowdsourced Opinion
The family wants to simplify an elderly man's medication regimen, but is it the right time to discontinue his Alzheimer's disease treatments? Medscape Family Medicine
Medical Student Mistreatment Higher Among Women, Minorities
Mistreatment from senior physicians, nurses, and staff is more common among medical students who are female, nonwhite, and/or not heterosexual. Medscape Medical News
Dementia rates set to double in Europe by 2050, echoing US estimates
The number of patients with dementia will likely double in Europe by 2050, according to a recent report by Alzheimer Europe. The report is among several large-scale European...