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Efficacy and Tolerability of GenTeal® Gel in Post-menopausal Women with Moderate to Severe Dry Eye: Results of a Post Marketing Observational Study

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Abstract Purpose: To assess the effectiveness and tolerability of GenTeal® gel in post-menopausal patients with moderate to severe dry eye. Methods: This was an open label, multicenter, non-comparative, non-interventional, observational study in post-menopausal women patients of age 39-82 years with moderate to severe dry eye. The patients were treated with GenTeal® gel for 20 weeks

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What Are The Things To Be Considered Before Lasik Treatment?

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Introduction Lasik surgery is done to improve vision. It alters the shape of cornea so that the light properly gets focused on retina resulting in clear vision. Like with any other surgical process, various precautions and questions comes in the mind of person planning to undergo Lasik surgery. What Are The Things To Be Considered

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LASIK AND LASEK: Process, Benefits, And Differences

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Introduction LASIK and LASEK are important surgical options for the treatment of refractive errors such as near-sightedness, far-sightedness, and astigmatism. Both surgeries have their advantages and disadvantages. The third important surgery used for a similar purpose is PRK. All the three procedures operate on the cornea and alter the shape of the cornea for improving

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Types Of Ophthalmic Surgeries

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Introduction The eye has different parts and each part is vital for imparting proper vision. Each part has different sets of functions and thus have different effects on vision. Some part, such as retina, cornea, and lens are essential for vision. Various surgical options are available to treat disorders related to the eyes. Retinal Surgeries

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Top Foods For Healthy Eyes

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Introduction Healthy eyes are important for a clear vision. Some foods and nutrients play an important role in improving eye health. Vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin A, and omega-3 fatty acids are some major nutrients which provide protection to eye from age-related eye damage and reduce the risk of serious eye conditions. Healthy nutrition prevents

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Laser Eye Surgery

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Introduction Laser eye surgery is the option available to treat vision disorders. The patient undergoing laser surgery may either suffer from myopia or hypermetropia. With the advancement in technology, the surgery does not have severe complications but sometimes the patient may experience certain side effects. However, when done with high accuracy and precision through optimum

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Lasik Surgery in HIV Positive Patients – Safety and Success

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Grant Justin, MD, San Antonio, shared the result of a study at a recent ASCRS Meeting 2019 refractive surgery complications and risk Factor for HIV positive patients in the military. The objective of the study were to assess the frequency of refractive surgery performed on HIV positive active duty service member, retirees, and their dependents,

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Non Invasive Treatment For Patients Unsatisfied with their Vision Following Cataract or Lasik Surgery

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Rajesh Rajpal, MD, Mc- Lean, Virginia discussed how corneal collagen cross linking could be implemented as a refractive procedure post-cataract surgery in addition to being a treatment for keratoconus. Cross linking involves using oxygen, riboflavin, and UV light to stabilize the cornea. But the PiXL device (Avedro), which is not yet available in the United

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All u need to know about Lasik

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Now you can finally say goodbye to hazy and blurred vision and end your dependence on spectacles or contact lenses! Introducing High Technology Treatments from Ojas LASIK (Laser-in Situ keratomileusis) is the latest breakthrough in vision Technology that has transformed the lifestyle of spectacle and contact Lens users all over the world. LASIK eliminates a

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Say good – bye to dependence on glasses and contact lenses

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So what can CustomLASIK do for me? Clinical studies have shown that CustomLASIK can improve not only you can see but also how well you can see. In the past, vision was measured using a standard vision chart. If you could see the letters, the doctor would proclaim your vision as a number, such as

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Association of Near work and Myopia in Children

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Ku et al ( p. 214 ) conducted a nationwide, population-based prospective study to examine the association between near visual activities and incident myopia in Taiwanese children over 4 year of follow-up. The study involved 1958 Children from the Taiwan 2009 National Health Interview Surgery. The researchers estimated the association between incident myopia and 3

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LASIK – Answers To Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the Basic for patient selection in LASIK surgery? The patient should: Be above 18 years of age. The patient’s vision and his prescription lens power must be stable over the past six months. What diagnostic tests are required before one can undergo LASIK procedure? Besides routine eye examination two preoperative tests –  Topography

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Different Treatments For Removing Eye Glass Numbers

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Introducing High Technology Treatment from Ojas LASIK ( Laser-in Situ keratomileusis) is the latest breakthrough in vision technology that has transformed the lifestyle of spectacle and contact lens users all over the world. LASIK eliminates a life-time of dependence on glasses and contact lenses in just a matter of seconds. The thousand of operations we

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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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Low Vision Devices

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Low vision is not defined by specific acuity limits. It is a condition that involves a minimal ability to see , which is unresolved or uncorrected by traditional eye glasses, contact lenses or corrective surgery. However, “persons with low vision may be helped to use their residual vision with special visual devices”. Low vision is

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