Generalized glaucoma screening is not a viable solution for glaucoma diagnosis and treatment in developing countries, a physician said at the World Glaucoma Congress here.Lingam Vijaya, MS, outlined how glaucoma cases are increasing around the world,wi…
Measuring oxygen during eye surgery, investigators at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered a reason that may explain why African-Americans have a higher risk of glaucoma than Caucasians.
Treatment of amblyopia was associated with better response in younger children 3 to 7 years old vs older children; an intensive final treatment push may not improve efficacy. Medscape Medical News
(MedPage Today) — Younger children with amblyopia respond better to treatment than do their older peers, a meta-analysis confirmed.
TearScience has received FDA clearance for its LipiFlow Thermal Pulsation System that works on meibomian glands to promote the release of lipids to the tear film. The procedure is performed at the doctor’s office and takes about 12 minutes for each eye. LipiFlow delivers heat to the inner eyelid and massage to the outside, which helps unbl (Read more...)
Source: Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC)
Area: Evidence > Drug Specific Reviews
The Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) does not recommend ranibizumab (Lucentis®) for use within NHS Scotland for the treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic m…