Some days, working as a Technical Coordinator for a high level Ophthalmologist in the New York area can be quite emotional. The word "Tears" comes up quite frequently in my daily routine. "My eyes tear too much" "My eyes feel dry, like I have no...
A printable device that acts like a retina and hopefully restore sight to the blind is being developed by Dr. Matthew Griffith at the Australian Centre for Microanalysis and the School of Aerospace, Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.
Researchers at Karolinska Institutet and St. Erik Eye Hospital recently published their study findings in Redox Bilogy that point to vitamin B3 possibly being a future neuroprotective therapy in glaucoma.
With the goal of trying to develop new therapies for patients suffering from an inability to produce enough tears as well understanding cancers of the tear gland, researchers have successfully grown human tear glands that can actually cry.
Patients who are being treated with ocular hypotensive medications who undergo cataract surgery experience a short-term decrease in their intraocular pressure (IOP) and a long-term decrease in their medications according to results from the Ocular [...]
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) guidelines were updated in 2011 to require fasting before undergoing general anesthesia to reduce the risk of aspiration pneumonia. However, fasting doesn't guarantee gastric emptying.
Newly updated popular book by Dr. Paul Krawitz - now available as a FREE DOWNLOAD. Includes AREDS2 study results and explanations, the 'Ultimate Insider's Guide to Eye Health" contains critical information about common eye problems, including macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome, cataract surgery, diabetic retinopathy, and contact lenses.