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Blinded by the Light? Vision Problems and Visual Discomfort Make Driving in the Dark Difficult, Uncomfortable for Most Americans

... inability to focus (18 percent) and double or blurred vision (15 percent) while driving in the dark. ... existing focusing problems and result in blurred vision," explains Dr. Elise Brisco, a Los Angeles ... -- One-fifth (21 percent) of respondents report blurred distance vision during low-light conditions, ...

FDA Panel Urges Stronger Warnings for LASIK Surgery

... are needed to alert consumers to the possibility of eye pain, dry eyes, blurred or double vision, and other problems. The FDA panel will also advise ... His father, Gerald, detailed on Friday the six years of eye pain and blurred vision experienced by his son, before reading his child's suicide note: "I ...

Distorted self-image due to visual brain glitch, UCLA research finds

... such as freckles, wrinkles and scars. This low frequency technique blurred the final image. The third type of image essentially subtracted the blurred second image from the untouched photo. This high frequency technique ...

Shire to Present New Scientific Data on its ADHD Treatments at a Major Psychiatric Meeting

... with use of drugs of this type. Tell the doctor if your child has blurred vision while taking VYVANSE. For Full Prescribing Information go to ... with use of drugs of this type. Tell your doctor if the child has blurred vision while using DAYTRANA. Abuse of DAYTRANA can lead to dependence. ...

People Over 60 at Risk for 'Silent Stroke'

... academy states. Common signs of stroke are: Sudden weakness or numbness of the arms, legs or face, especially on one side Quick onset of blurred vision in one or both eyes Difficulty walking, dizziness, or loss of balance or coordination Sudden confusion or trouble speaking Sudden ...

Photos: Don't Let Them See You Sweat This Summer

... talking (dysphonia), trouble saying words clearly (dysarthria), loss of bladder control, trouble breathing, trouble swallowing, double vision, blurred vision and drooping eyelids. Understand that these adverse events have been reported as early as several hours and as late as several weeks ...

Not All Sunglasses Are Created Equal

... from the group. "Other disorders that can occur are abnormal growths on the eye's surface and even sunburn of the eyes. These conditions can cause blurred vision, irritation, redness, tearing, temporary vision loss and, in some instances, blindness." He recommends that people wear quality sunglasses ...

Stroke survivors report loss of sexual desire, blurred gender roles, anger and fatigue

... and seven females, aged between 33 and 78. They found that sexual relationships were significantly affected after a stroke, gender roles became blurred and feelings like anger and frustration were confounded by a lack of independence and ongoing fatigue. "All the participants perceived stroke as ...

Aurora Physician Recognized for Multiple Sclerosis Care

... Multiple sclerosis is a disease where the body's immune system attacks the protective sheath surrounding the nerves. Symptoms can include blurred vision, loss of coordination and short-term or long-term memory loss. Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin health care provider and ...

Computer-related injuries on the rise

... San Diego, CA, June 9, 2009 While back pain, blurred vision and mouse-related injuries are now well-documented hazards of long-term computer use, the number of acute injuries connected to computers is ...

Bausch & Lomb Receives FDA Approval of Besivance(TM), New Topical Ophthalmic Antibacterial for the Treatment of Bacterial Conjunctivitis ('Pink Eye')

... studies was conjunctival redness, reported in approximately 2% of patients. Other adverse events reported in approximately 1-2% of patients included blurred vision, eye pain, eye irritation, eye pruritus and headache.(4) The safety and effectiveness of Besivance in infants below one year of age has not ...

Multiple Sclerosis - What Are People With MS and Their Health Care Providers Really Thinking?

... approximately 400,000 Americans and as many as 2.1 million individuals worldwide. While symptoms can vary, the most common symptoms of MS include blurred vision, fatigue, numbness or tingling in the limbs and problems with strength and coordination. The relapsing forms of MS are the most common. ...

FDA Approves Lamictal(R) ODT(TM) Orally Disintegrating Tablets

... if they have had an allergic reaction to lamotrigine or to any of the inactive ingredients. Common side effects include dizziness, headache, blurred or double vision, lack of coordination, sleepiness, nausea, vomiting, insomnia, tremor, rash, fever, abdominal pain, back pain, tiredness, and dry ...

Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert:

... significant reductions in mean severity of DES symptoms ( P < 0.0001). The most commonly reported adverse event leading to discontinuation was blurred vision, observed in 8.7% of patients. "The study shows use of Lacrisert results in significant improvements in DES symptoms, in activities of ...

Research Shows Plasma Exchange Helps Multiple Sclerosis Patients

... have the disease. There is no cure for multiple sclerosis though there are several drugs that can slow or stop its progress. Symptoms can include blurred vision, loss of coordination and short-term or long-term memory loss. Multiple sclerosis has been linked to vitamin D deficiency, and its ...

Impotence Drugs Don't Harm Vision: Study

... and transmits images to the brain, according to background information in the study. Men taking PDE5 inhibitors have reported mild and temporary blurred vision, altered light perception, and blue-tinged vision. This Eli Lilly study included 244 men, ages 30 to 65, who were randomly selected to take ...

ConsumerLab.com Warns of Problems with Mulitivitamins and Vitamin Water

... an Upper Tolerable Intake Level (UL) of 3,000 IU. Excess vitamin A in the retinol form is of concern as it may, in the short term, cause nausea and blurred vision, and, long-term, lead to bone softening and liver problems. ULs for niacin and zinc were also exceeded by some of the products for young ...

GlaxoSmithKline and Shire Enter Agreement to Co-Promote Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII for Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

... of motion or verbal tics, and Tourette's syndrome have been associated with use of drugs of this type. Tell the doctor if you or your child has blurred vision while taking V y van s e. A bou t A D HD ADHD is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in children and ...

Bausch & Lomb Partners With Visual Therapy to Help Women Nationwide 'See a New You'

... elasticity. When this happens, the individual is less able to adjust quickly to rapid changes in focus from distance to near objects, thereby causing blurred vision most notably at reading distance. With an innovative optical design, Bausch & Lomb PureVision (R) Multi-Focal contact lenses are ...

FDA Approves Symbyax(R) as First Medication for Treatment-Resistant Depression

... were weight gain, increased appetite, dry mouth, somnolence, fatigue, peripheral edema, tremor, sedation, hypersonmia, disturbance in attention, and blurred vision. Full prescribing information, including boxed warnings, is available at www.symbyax.com , www.zyprexa.com and www.prozac.com . ...

Non-safety-related voluntary market withdrawal of a limited portion of DAYTRANA(R) (methylphenidate transdermal system) patches announced

... new abnormal thoughts/behaviors, mania, and growth suppression have been associated with use of drugs of this type. Tell your doctor if the child has blurred vision while using Daytrana. Abuse of Daytrana can lead to dependence. Talk to your health care provider if your child experiences ...

3-D snapshots of eyes reveal details of age-related blindness

... treatments. AMD is a condition in which the macula -- the region of highest visual acuity in the retina -- stops functioning properly. AMD causes blurred vision and, in advanced cases, a large blind spot in the center of one's vision. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) has become a standard tool for ...

EMD Serono and FAST FORWARD, LLC Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Development of Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis

... in young adults. It is estimated that more than 2 million people have MS worldwide. While symptoms can vary, the most common symptoms of MS include blurred vision, numbness or tingling in the limbs and problems with strength and coordination. The relapsing forms of MS are the most common. About ...

Honolulu Opthalmologist Alan R. Faulkner, MD Discusses Advantages of Implantable Contact Lenses (ICL) over LASIK Laser Vision Correction

... actually a better and a safer alternative because of some of the potential complications of LASIK itself.” The ICL is designed to correct blurred vision that accompanies nearsightedness, or myopia. Unlike LASIK, the Visian ICL™ does not permanently change the structure of the eye, and the ...

Bausch & Lomb Launches Multi-Tiered U.S. Consumer Education Initiative to Raise Awareness of Presbyopia

... become less flexible and lose elasticity, the eyes are less able to adjust quickly to rapid changes in focus from distance to near objects, causing blurred vision, most notable at reading distances. With more than 78 million baby boomers in the U.S. either already presbyopic or becoming presbyopic, ...

On World Glaucoma Day, Keep an Eye on the Future

... greatly affect one's independence, such as the ability to drive and perform basic daily activities due to sensitivity to light, problems with glare, blurred vision and trouble seeing in dark places. In addition to the affect on patients' lives, the economic burden of glaucoma consists of direct and ...

USAID Blindness Program Assists One Million Children in 23 Countries

... to eye care and improving vision for thousands in hard-to-reach communities. There are 17 million children in the world with low vision or blurred eye sight. Children with inadequate vision often drop out of school when they cannot see the blackboard or letters in a book, and suffer the lifelong ...

EyeCare America Offers No-Cost Medical Eye Care to Qualified Seniors In Support of National AMD Month - March 2009

... degeneration may be able to see a clock on a wall, but not see the numbers, or walk into a room without bumping into furniture. Words may look blurred and straight lines may appear crooked. As our population ages, and the "baby boomers" advance into their 60's and 70's, we will ...

Latinos Manage Diabetes With Help From the Community

... life and leaning on others for support. At the age of 62 she started experiencing thirst, frequent trips to the bathroom, unusual weight loss and blurred vision. She thought these were brought on by her hectic schedule -- common for a busy mother and grandmother. She was shocked when her trip to the ...

Research Brings New Hope to Multiple Sclerosis Patients

... States have MS. There is no cure for multiple sclerosis though there are several drugs that can slow or stop its progress. Symptoms can include blurred vision, loss of coordination and short-term or long-term memory loss. Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit health care provider and a ...

AND Calls on DoD to Open All Military Units to Women, Grant Parental Leave to Service Members

... "Women are in ... They serve in Afghanistan and Iraq with pride and honor. In both war zones, many of the distinctions regarding combat have blurred because there are no front ... ... is asymmetrical." Concluding that in the era of asymmetrical warfare "current doctrine and ...

Merck Serono and Apitope Announce Licensing Agreement on Novel Peptide Therapeutics for the Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis

... Health Organization estimates that up to 2.5 million people suffer from MS worldwide. While symptoms can vary, the most common symptoms of MS include blurred vision, numbness or tingling in the limbs and problems with strength and coordination. The relapsing forms of MS are the most common. About ...

Studies Challenge Framingham Risk Score

... cholesterol levels] were not performing that well for people with advanced age." The new study "indicates that the traditional risk factors become blurred or wane with age," he said. The only accurate predictor of cardiovascular death in the Dutch study was the blood level of homocysteine, an amino ...

Cell death from cytomegalovirus may bring new life to treatment of retinal disease

... mechanisms by which apoptosis, or cell death, can be induced," Dr. Atherton said. As activity and damage increase, patients may experience blurred vision and floaters, eye pain and redness. Treatments include antivirals that may need to be injected or implanted directly into the eye or even ...

MU researcher calls for increase in sexual assault awareness programs on college campuses

... resident in behavioral health at the Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital. "College students are likely to associate symptoms of nausea, blurred vision and lack of coordination with drinking too much alcohol, rather than suspect that another drug was unknowingly consumed." At MU, several ...

Eye Conditions Linked with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

... This disorder causes eyelids to evert (turn inside-out) spontaneously during sleep, resulting in excessive watering, stickiness, discomfort and blurred vision. While not a serious medical problem, this syndrome can signal that a person also has OSA, which can lead to more significant health ...

Alcon Sponsors Online Educational Initiative for Patients Considering Cataract Surgery

... be available in the first half of 2009. About Cataract Surgery A cataract is a "clouding" of the eye's natural lens, which results in blurred or defocused vision. IOLs are implanted during cataract surgery to replace the patient's natural lens that has been removed during surgery. ...

Study shows pine bark reduces jetlag

... cardiac alterations (heart rate, blood pressure), lower limb swelling, fatigue and other, a-specific signs/symptoms (cramps, joints/muscular pain, blurred vision, vertigo, mild sickness, increase in body temperature, appetite loss, headache, mild tongue swelling) were all significantly lower by in ...

Study Shows Pine Bark Reduces Jetlag

... cardiac alterations (heart rate, blood pressure), lower limb swelling, fatigue and other, a-specific signs/symptoms (cramps, joints/muscular pain, blurred vision, vertigo, mild sickness, increase in body temperature, appetite loss, headache, mild tongue swelling) were all significantly lower by in ...

Award-Winning Raw Food Documentarian to Screen 'Supercharge Me!' in Boston

... health, but also changed her life. Norwood did indeed shed 15 pounds for a showgirl-enviable body, but her cholesterol also dropped 50 points, her blurred vision disappeared (along with her glasses) and her chronic aches and pains diminished. "The health benefits were astounding," said Norwood, "but I ...
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