Ojas Eye Hospital in Bandra, Kandivali, Mumbai

Month: May 2019

Non surgical treatment for Keratoconus – latest advancement with eye drops

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IVMED-80 (iVeena), which has received an orphan drug designation from the FDA. This  drug  has copper as an active ingredient, to enhance the activity of lysyl oxidase. Keratoconus occurs, Dr. Ambati explained, when there is a deficiency of natural crosslinks in the cornea, which is associated with lysyl oxidase mutations. Donor tissue that had been

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Endophthalmitis – eye infection IOP – eye pressure

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A novel innovation to Alter the refractive index of the eye through Laser. Scott MacRae, MD, Rochester, New York, introduced laser-induced refractive index change (LIRIC, Clerio Vision) as an innovation that he said has the potential to be a better, safer way to refine optics of the eye. It could be used to revolutionize refractive

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Glaucoma

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A new innovation in Glaucoma treatment. The Beacon Aqueous Microshunt (MicroOptix) –  the brain child of David Brown, MD, 20 years in development-is 3.1 mm in length with an external flange width of 7 mm. It is implanted into a paracentesis-like incision, allowing aqueous to flow through a central channel.  Mitigation against retrograde flow of

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A New corneal implant device useful for failed Cornea transplant

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KeraKlear, invented by Yichieh Shiuey, MD, Palo Alto, California. Since he was a resident, Dr. Shiuey said he wondered, "What if we could achieve the results of the Boston KPro without the complications and avoid the need for donor tissue?" Currently, there are limits to treating world corneal blindness, Dr. Shiuey said: lack of donor

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Cosmetics that impact Dry Eye Disease

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Numerous beauty procedures and cosmetics applied on or near the eyes can cause or exacerbate dry eye, according to specialists, In extreme cases. These products and procedures can cause permanent damage to the ocular surface, meibomian glands, and eyelashes, so ophthalmologists need to be aware of these potential dry eye culprits, said the speakers of

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What is a Cataract?

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Like a camera, the eye sees when light enters it. Inside your eye is a natural clear lens, much like the lens of a camera. It focuses the light rays coming through the pupil onto the retina at the back of the eye. The different parts of the retina collect this light and send a

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