Navigation Links
Cure for Reading Glasses?

Some say that there are only two certainties in life: "death and taxes." Joseph Dello Russo, M.D., a prominent LASIK surgeon would suggest another: the need for wearing reading glasses after forty, a condition doctors call Presbyopia.

Dr. Dello Russo has aligned himself with a team of researches who in the past have developed some of the most important advances in LASIK. They are now hard at work with what may be a most promising treatment for Presbyopia using a simple LASIK-like procedure to restore reading ability, known as accommodation.

"Restoring reading after the age of forty is the last frontier in laser surgeons' quest to rid people of eyeglasses," says Herman Sloane, M.D., a successful LASIK surgeon in Chicago. "I believe the potential is huge, since there are at least 100 million Americans wearing reading glasses who may be willing to have the procedure as long as it is both safe and effective. This could be an even larger market than LASIK encompassing the baby boomers who potentially have more disposable income."

Dello Russo, who played a prominent role in the clinical trials as a former FDA researcher by helping to develop and improve the laser surgery procedure now known as LASIK, explains that the new approach for treating Presbyopia will be designed to restore the eye's focusing ability, utilizing a unique laser technology.

Many of the same scientists and ophthalmologists who played significant roles in developing LASIK are again involved in this new research. Dello Russo feels that this experienced team of scientists may have the best opportunity of conquering the "last frontier in ridding people of glasses."

According to recent statistics presented by Shariff Mondavi, an industry analyst writing in this month's Review of Ophthalmology, LASIK is the most popular elective surgical procedure in the U.S. LASIK treats nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, conditions which
'"/>




Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Medulloblastoma Irradiation In Young Children Found To Impair IQ And Reading Skills
2. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Can Now Be Used For Mind Reading
3. Age Can Affect PSA Reading And Prostate Cancer Diagnosis
4. Visual Signs Attuned To Reading Rather Than Writing
5. Efforts To Replace Reading Glasses Are In View
6. Watch Out For the Erroneous Readings in the Glucose Meters
7. Cataract Surgery to Eliminate Reading Glasses?
8. Montessori Schools kids do better in Reading and Math
9. Picture Book Reading Helps Toddlers Grasp Complex Actions
10. Reading Hidden Intentions in Brain
11. You may Be Risking Fatal Blood Clots Even While Reading This
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Cure for Reading Glasses

(Date:9/20/2014)... The first federal bellwether trial of a ... week in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of ... that the week opened in the DePuy Pinnacle ... Orthopaedics vice president, who discussed the clinical testing performed ... replacement. According to Reuters, the executive stated that the ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... New York, NY (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 ... to moderate revenue growth for the Vision Insurance ... kept pace, to the detriment of industry margins. ... to noticeably increase. Industry operators provide coverage for ... as discounted pricing for eyeglasses, contact lens and ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As kids transition from elementary ... cyberbullies, according to a recent study. But ... 8 found that verbal and physical bullying declines as ... intervention and prevention strategies must address all types of ... and girls, the researchers said. The study was published ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... 19, 2014 Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) ... health care, hospice and palliative care and community-based care, ... Opening Bell yesterday at the New York Stock Exchange. ... and social entrepreneur to care for immigrant families suffering ... always worked to meet the urgent healthcare needs of ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Pregnant women who live in leafy, green neighborhoods are less ... new study suggests. Researchers analyzed data from more than ... who lived in a neighborhood with plenty of trees, grass ... very preterm birth (before 30 weeks) and a 13 percent ... Babies born to mothers who lived in greener neighborhoods ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Third Week of DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Trial Focuses on Clinical Testing of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant, Wright & Schulte LLC Reports 2Health News:Third Week of DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Trial Focuses on Clinical Testing of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant, Wright & Schulte LLC Reports 3Health News:Third Week of DePuy Pinnacle Hip Lawsuit Trial Focuses on Clinical Testing of Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant, Wright & Schulte LLC Reports 4Health News:Vision Insurance in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Vision Insurance in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:Vision Insurance in the US Industry Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 4Health News: Cyberbullying Seems to Ramp Up in Middle School 2Health News:NJ Largest Home Healthcare Not-for-Profit Joins Deutsche Bank to Ring NYSE Opening Bell 2Health News:NJ Largest Home Healthcare Not-for-Profit Joins Deutsche Bank to Ring NYSE Opening Bell 3Health News:Do Greener Neighborhoods Produce Healthier Babies? 2
... the first genome-wide association studies (GWAS), which focused on ... Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsons Research (MJFF), is ... Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) and the National Center ... of Health (NIH). NHGRI hopes to speed up research ...
... Spanish . , The doctoral thesis of Isaac ... Department of Signal Theory, Telematics, and Communication , and ... of Granada , and directed by Professors ngel de la ... aim of this work includes improving the acquisition of Compound Action ...
... combination of positron emission tomography (PET) and computed tomography ... carcinoma patients provides for excellent, local and regional disease ... study in the March 1 issue of the International ... American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology. , CT ...
... WASHINGTON, March 4 Enrollment in,Consumer-Directed Health Plans ... health care information tools to employees in order,to ... to a study,commissioned by the American Association of ... Inc., (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060126/CLTH062LOGO ), ...
... Partnership Increases Orthopedic Surgical Efficiency and Accuracy, ... Orthocrat Ltd, a leading,provider of orthopedic pre-operative ... WebOps Mobile, an online service that streamlines,the ... companies., Through the Orthocrat and WebOps ...
... slash costs and heighten accuracy with Microsoft Dynamics ... ... Microsoft Corp. today,announced that AliMed, a producer and catalog-based distributor of ... foundation for managing its business and expanding its interaction with,customers. The ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Genome-wide association study on Parkinson's disease finds public home at NIH 2Health News:Genome-wide association study on Parkinson's disease finds public home at NIH 3Health News:Genome-wide association study on Parkinson's disease finds public home at NIH 4Health News:Genome-wide association study on Parkinson's disease finds public home at NIH 5Health News:Design of a new system that improves hearing in patients who carry a cochlear implant 2Health News:Design of a new system that improves hearing in patients who carry a cochlear implant 3Health News:PET/CT planning beneficial for head and neck cancer patients 2Health News:Consumer-Directed Health Plans Continue to Grow as Popular Vehicle to Bring Choice, Flexibility and Access to Consumers 2Health News:Consumer-Directed Health Plans Continue to Grow as Popular Vehicle to Bring Choice, Flexibility and Access to Consumers 3Health News:Orthocrat Teams up With WebOps to Advance Orthopedic Pre-Surgery Planning 2Health News:Medical Products Distributor Gains New Flexibility With Its Selection of Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2Health News:Medical Products Distributor Gains New Flexibility With Its Selection of Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3Health News:Medical Products Distributor Gains New Flexibility With Its Selection of Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4Health News:Medical Products Distributor Gains New Flexibility With Its Selection of Microsoft Dynamics AX and Microsoft Dynamics CRM 5
(Date:9/19/2014)... Medical announces the formal launch of the largest ... on the market today at this weekend,s American Orthopaedic ... Chicago .  The Osteotomy Truss System is a comprehensive ... size options included in one versatile set. Previously available ... 18 implant sizes, which limited a surgeon,s ability to ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... NORWALK, Conn. , Sept. 19, 2014 ... , a leading online community to help oncologists ... newest information available regarding the use of targeted therapies ... blood cancer research and treatment.  Every ... as a way to raise awareness about blood cancers—helping ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... Mass. , Sept. 19, 2014  Pressure ... today announced it has received and approved all ... HT48 instruments and has begun to manufacture the ... first instrument will be ready for shipment by ... built and released at a rate of about ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:4WEB Medical Unveils 3D-Printed Osteotomy Truss System 2OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 3OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 4Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 2Pressure BioSciences Announces Completion of the First Phase of Its Commercialization Plan for the Barozyme HT48, the Company's Recently Released High Throughput PCT-based Instrument System 3
... May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Winner Medical Group Inc. ... Company"), a leading manufacturer of medical dressings, medical disposables ... in China, today proudly announced that its PurCotton Industrial ... World of Wipes ("WOW") Innovation Award™. The ...
... 2011 American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall ... Sterile Water for Injection, USP, 50 mL Single Dose Vial, , ... February, 2014 , ... or Consumer Level, is for Lot 0092 Only. No other lots or sizes of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Winner Industries (Shenzhen) Nominated for WOW Innovation Award(TM) 2Winner Industries (Shenzhen) Nominated for WOW Innovation Award(TM) 3Winner Industries (Shenzhen) Nominated for WOW Innovation Award(TM) 4American Regent Initiates Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Sterile Water for Injection, USP, 50 mL Single Dose Vial Due to Particulate Matter 2American Regent Initiates Nationwide Voluntary Recall of Sterile Water for Injection, USP, 50 mL Single Dose Vial Due to Particulate Matter 3
... CS Analyzer, designed for Acute Care Diagnostics, is ... and near patient setting. It's a random access ... results from a whole blood sample in as ... process load sample and rotor, load testpak(s) ...
Unique "finger-stick" collection system utilizes a capillary tube for easy blood drawing; no "scooping" necessary. After draining into a microtube, blood is centrifuged and serum or plasma is easily ...
... a small, quiet, high-speed centrifuge. It employs ... which results in nearly vibration- free operation. ... top speed and full breaking in a ... with a simple push-on/ pull-off; transforming the ...
... internal drainage from the ureteropelvic ... sterile in peel-open packages. Intended ... evaluation is advised; polyurethane, C-Flex, ... remain indwelling more than six ...
Medicine Products: