Therapeutic target for glaucoma could have treatment ramifications for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's
A therapeutic target to preserve vision in glaucoma patients could have treatment ramifications for age-related neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's...
1 day ago - News Medical - 2 articles
VIDEO: Santen reaffirms commitment to glaucoma treatment
SAN FRANCISCO ― At the Glaucoma 360: New Horizons Forum, Ram Palanki, PharmD, senior vice president of the Americas commercial for Santen, discusses the company's pipeline in...
3 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Toric, presbyopia-correcting IOLs good options for glaucoma patients
By Cheryl Guttman Krader; Reviewed by Steven D. Vold, MD Innovations in glaucoma surgery and intraocular lens technology are enabling delivery of optimal visual outcomes for...
6 days ago - Modern Medicine
Cataract, refractive error remain leading causes of global blindness
Cataract was the leading cause of blindness in people of all ages worldwide in 2015, according to a study. A systematic review and meta-analysis of 288 studies from 98...
18 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: Supraciliary shunts a viable option in cataract surgery to lower IOP
WAILEA, Hawaii - At Hawaiian Eye 2018, Quentin B. Allen, MD, discusses supraciliary shunts to treat glaucoma in cataract surgery.
1 month ago - Healio
VIDEO: Address astigmatism in cataract surgery in glaucoma patients
WAILEA, Hawaii - At Hawaiian Eye 2018, Savak “Sev” Teymoorian, MD, MBA, discusses the importance of treating astigmatism in cataract surgery in patients with glaucoma.
1 month ago - Healio
Cataract, glaucoma collision sparks MIGS, other innovation
By Fred Gebhart; Reviewed by Alan S. Crandall, MD The introduction of phaco in 1967 was a defining shift in the treatment of cataracts, glaucoma, and complex infant eyes, as...
1 month ago - Modern Medicine
Trabectome shows higher success rate with low IOP
Surgery with the Trabectome significantly reduces IOP in patients with glaucoma and has the highest rate of success when baseline IOP is lower, the cornea is thinner and...
2 monthes ago - Healio
AAO Poster Roundup: Anti-VEGF Agents Perform Similarly in AMD; Tele-Glaucoma Screening is Feasible
Selections from poster sessions at ophthalmology meeting
3 monthes ago - MedPageToday
AAO Poster Rounds: Cataract Surgery Reduces Falls; Lasers for Floaters; Exercise and Glaucoma
Selected studies from poster sessions at the ophthalmology meeting
3 monthes ago - MedPageToday - 2 articles
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E-Health can Help Prevent Heart Disease and Dementia in Elderly
Development of an innovative e-Health intervention for senior citizens can help improve their lifestyle and prevent heart disease and cognitive decline.
Irregular Sleep in Menopause Linked to Hot Flashes, Depression
Menopausal women with sleep problems face a higher risk of hot flashes and depression.
Bedridden from the flu? Medicare can't help you
It's a particularly nasty flu season this year, expected to be one of the worst in history... and since it peaks through March, it's not over yet. In fact, it hasn't even...
The Risks of Fish Oil Supplements
It's been a bad few years for fish oil, as I discuss in my video, Omega 3s, Prostate Cancer, and Atrial Fibrillation. Claims were crushed that the long-chain omega 3s in fish...
The cage that cuts the number of times men need the loo
A tiny wire cage may help men suffering symptoms of an enlarged prostate. The cage, implanted under sedation in five minutes, is designed to improve urine flow without any need...
Is Hydroxychloroquine Effective in Treating Hand Osteoarthritis?
Hydroxychloroquine when given to treat moderate to severe hand pain and radiographic osteoarthritis was found to be not very effective.
Rheumatoid Drug No Help To Arthritis Patients
According to the researchers behind the new study, hand osteoarthritis affects up to 31 percent of people over 70 and up to 15 percent of those older than 60.
Failure to Recognize Memory Loss Predicts Alzheimer's Conversion
Lack of awareness of cognitive decline in patients with amnestic mild cognitive impairment is linked to the Alzheimer's disease biomarkers amyloid and tau, and with fast...
Low protein levels linked to posture and gait problems in Parkinson's, finds...
A new study has linked low levels of alpha-synuclein in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with Parkinson's to postural instability and gait difficulty.
Data detectives shift suspicions in Alzheimer's from usual suspect to inside...
The pursuit of the usual suspect in Alzheimer's research may be distracting from a more direct culprit in the disease, according to a study that analyzed data from 51 published...