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Researchers at the University of Toronto have developed a new technique of injecting healthy cells into eyes affected by vision loss due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or retinitis pigmentosa. 
Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham examined the link between PPS exposure and maculopathy.
It's been yet another difficult year, so it may seem difficult to conjure up thanks this year. And yet...
A diet that that is good for heart health is also good for eye health and protection from blue and UV light.
Now, with a new kind of intraocular lens that corrects for all ranges of distances, more patients will be able to toss their glasses after cataract surgery.
I don't want to see ANY progression on their photographs or optical scans. If I do, I modify strategies.
There’s a new prescription eyedrop that was just approved for presbyopia and farsightedness by the FDA, and I have concerns.
The FDA recently announced it's approval of the first eye drops to treat presbyopia (farsightedness).
There is tremendous responsibility in being an ophthalmologist, and especially being an eye surgeon.
The FDA just approved ranibizumab (Lucentis) as an ocular implant to be injected into the eye for people with wet macular degeneration, based upon the successful Archway study run under the FDA umbrella.
The FDA has approved Tyrvaya nasal spray for dry eye syndrome. 
Unless you’re in the eye field, it’s easy to confuse the terms cataracts and glaucoma. And yesterday, I completed another dozen surgeries, some for cataracts, others for glaucoma. So what’s the difference?
A recent study was published in the journal Science Advances which sheds light on how a build-up of damaging DNA in the eyes of people with macular degeneration can lead to blindness.
Whether you are Buddhist, Hindu, Christian, Jewish or Muslim, ancient religions have the potential to teach us lessons rather than simply decreeing old dictums for our modern lives.
Denmark researchers recently completed a study to determine if maternal diabetes increases the risk of needing eyeglasses in their children.
Dry eye patients begin to complain about symptoms in September when the weather changes, more so than the middle of winter when the air is actually most dry.
Researchers are currently looking into whether or not 5G technology can offer real-time remote telephotocoagulation treatments for diabetic retinopathy.
Currently, there are no FDA-approved treatments available to treat dry AMD. Lineage Cell Therapeutics is currently conducting a clinical trial on its newest cell transplant product developed to treat dry age-related macular degeneration.
Researchers from the Queen Mary University of London have found that age-related macular degeneration is potentially caused by the failure of at least one of five proteins to regulate the immune system.
It is an absolute privilege to help people to see, and I take what I do with responsibility, gravity and gratitude. Since 2001, I have treated VisiVite's supplements for ocular health with the same level of care and sense of responsibility that I have with my own patients.
A research team at the University of Utah found that low levels of a protein known as HTRA1 could be a trigger for the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in specific individuals.
August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month. Did you know that 20% of teenage students reported difficulty seeing the blackboard?
There have been several Covid news updates this week that directly impact you.
Delta is coming, then Epsilon, then Zeta. As the Covid-19 virus is allowed to replicate in the population in unvaccinated people, it will continue to mutate, and thus persist, because that’s how many viruses continue to survive.
Vitamin Science, manufacturer of VisiVite Professional Supplements for Ocular Health, has announced that a very high percentage of their customers are fully vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus.
According to the National Eye Institute, dry eye syndrome affects almost 16 million Americans.
EyePoint Pharmaceuticals recently announced results of the Phase 1 clinical trial of their new wet age-related macular degeneration treatment, EYP-1901.
Eye cataracts have now been added to the list of risk factors associated with diabetic retinopathy.
The new device offers a continuous therapeutic dose of ranibizumab to the eye in place of regular eye injections.
The Framingham Osteoporosis Study concluded that compounds commonly found in high concentration in eye vitamins are not only helpful for vision; they help promote healthy bone density as well.
There is one eye problem that strikes people 30 and above with regularity, and unsympathetic viciousness, causing permanent vision loss that can never be regained, no matter what medications or treatments are provided. And worse, it causes no pain or other symptoms that alert the person that they're in trouble.
In their natural forms - which we use for VisiVite eye vitamins - lutein, zeaxanthin and Vitamin E oil are fluffy, sticky and bulky. But the benefits of using these naturally sourced ingredients outweigh the negatives.
With so many consumers looking towards macular degeneration supplements to help stop the progression of the vision-robbing disease, it's important that they know that what they are reading on the labels of those supplements is what is contained in the bottle.
Because age-related macular degeneration can be such a visually and psychologically devastating disease, people who have family members with AMD are eager to determine if they can prevent it.
If you’ve ever had a painful, red, swollen bump on your eyelid, you’ve had a stye. The professional term for this is a chalazion (KA-LAZE’-EE-ON).
Researchers at the University of Waterloo have created a non-contact laser imaging system that detects symptoms of eye diseases that cause vision loss.
The Lumenis IPL device uses controlled light-based treatment for symptoms of dry eye disease.
Eye doctors have noted an increase in children requiring prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses for myopia (near-sightedness) since the 2020 pandemic began.
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The CDC along with the National Eye Institute, are encouraging Americans to have a comprehensive, dilated eye exam during the month of May in observation of Healthy Vision Month.
Recent study findings support the current evidence that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) develops when abnormal inflammation is present in the eye.
Previous research showed that women have a higher risk for Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Gender is a definitive risk factor for AMD, according to the National Eye Institute, with women having a higher preponderance of the disease.
The study, which involved rats, demonstrated that optic nerve signals were restored to almost normal levels by the rats' ingestion of the chemical compound citicoline.
Take a look at the image below of this sneaker. What do you see? A gray sneaker with mint green laces, or a mauve sneaker with white laces? People are divided and there have been a myriad of explanations with this and the famous "gold dress."
Women in the United States are at a higher risk for eye disease, with two out of every three people living with vision loss or vision problems being women.
Imagine (not during a pandemic) a receiving line of three people shaking the right hands of a hundred people who walk by. If some of the people waiting in line put out their left hand, it would be much more awkward, and shaking hands would be much less efficient, and maybe not possible. Although the left hand is the mirror image of the right, it just doesn’t work the same way.
Minocycline has long been recognized by ophthalmologists for its anti-inflammatory properties and a new eyedrop therapy is being developed for dry eye sufferers.
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