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Beta-Blockers Tied to Higher Cataract Risk

... published July 23 in the British Journal of ophthalmology by researchers at the Centre for Vision Research ... said Dr. Donald L. Budenz, associate professor of ophthalmology and associate medical director of the University ... said Dr. Vatinee Bunya, assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Pennsylvania Scheie Eye ...

Mini-Strokes May Cause Vision Loss

... rapidly. The finding is in the July issue of ophthalmology . "We feel that our study does cast light on ... loss can be insidious, the American Academy of ophthalmology recommends that a comprehensive eye examination, ... Glaucoma Center of San Francisco; July 2009, ophthalmology ...

Stemedica Discovers Significant Breakthrough in the Use of Stem Cells and Stem Cell Factors for the Treatment of Retinal Degeneration

... is currently a Clinical Associate Professor of ophthalmology at Stanford University and is President of ... the Board. He has been a member of over a dozen ophthalmology and Professional Medical Societies including ... He was recognized by the American Academy of ophthalmology on their Centennial as a physician who made a ...

Will individuals with Alzheimer's disease benefit from cataract surgery?

... Gilmore will lead faculty from the departments of ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and Neurology at the Case ... at University Hospitals and the Division of ophthalmology at MetroHealth Medical Center. In 20 years of ... I Thomas Professor and chair of the department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the Case Western Reserve ...

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

... McDonald, MD, FACS, Clinical Professor of ophthalmology at NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York. ... develops and provides leading treatments in ophthalmology to support patients who are at risk of blindness ... on bacterial conjunctivitis in South Florida. ophthalmology 2008;115:51-6. Hovding G. Acute bacterial ...

Improve Your Eye-Q

... Oklahoma Academy of ophthalmology Recommends 10 Simple Steps That Could Save Your ... EyeSmart campaign, the Oklahoma Academy of ophthalmology (OAO) wants to remind consumers how important it ... About the Oklahoma Academy of ophthalmology The OAO is a member organization of nearly 100 ...

IRIDEX Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... reported for the first quarter of 2008. ophthalmology revenues were $7.5 million in the first quarter ... $7.5 million for the comparable period in 2008. ophthalmology recurring revenues, comprised of consumable ... putting the majority of our focus on our ophthalmology business and looking to invest in growth ...

Eye Disease, Cognitive Decline Linked in Study

... Tien Yin Wong, a professor in the department of ophthalmology within the Centre for Eye Research Australia at ... the findings in the May issue of the Archives of ophthalmology . Age-related macular degeneration is the ... Medical School, Boston; May 2009 Archives of ophthalmology ...

Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert:

... of the Association for Research in Vision and ophthalmology (ARVO), May 3-7, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and later in ... of the Association for Research in Vision and ophthalmology (ARVO), "Lacrisert(R) (hydroxypropyl cellulose ... of the Association for Research in Vision and ophthalmology (ARVO) based on the patient registry study, ...

American Academy of Ophthalmology Honors PBS Master Carpenter Norm Abram for His Commitment to Eye Safety

... -- The American Academy of ophthalmology announced today that it is presenting its first ... . About the American Academy of ophthalmology The American Academy of ophthalmology is the world's largest association of eye ...

Nearly 18 Million Will Have Macular Degeneration by 2050

... published in the April issue of the Archives of ophthalmology . Age-related macular degeneration is a ... a clinical instructor in the department of ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine in New ... Medicine, New York City; April 2009, Archives of ophthalmology ...

Stem Cells Repair Damaged Corneas in Mice

... James Funderburgh, an associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh. "We were ... Dr. Richard Bensinger, an American Academy of ophthalmology spokesman. But he cautioned that the ... of the scar." Dr. Ivan Schwab, professor of ophthalmology and director of the Cornea and External Disease ...

Eye Protection is Essential for Oklahoma Athletes

... Oklahoma Academy of ophthalmology recommends sport-specific eyewear to prevent ... Safety Awareness Month, and Oklahoma Academy of ophthalmology (OAO) reminds the public that 40,000 people ... About the Oklahoma Academy of ophthalmology The OAO is a member organization of nearly 100 ...

ARVO 2009 award recipients

... MD The Association for Research in Vision and ophthalmology (ARVO) is pleased to announce its 2009 award ... The Mildred Weisenfeld Award for Excellence in ophthalmology The 2009 recipient is Alan Bird of the University College London Institute of ophthalmology for his multiple contributions to the treatment ...

President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Joins With Retasure™ to Prevent Vision Loss

... Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of ophthalmology and an Osteopathic Fellow of the American Academy ... Fellow of the American Osteopathic College of ophthalmology and an Osteopathic Fellow of the American Academy ... research centers, primary care groups, private ophthalmology and optometry groups, family practice residency ...

IRIDEX Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Financial Results

... million reported for 2007, a 12.6% decrease. ophthalmology sales remained constant, the decrease in total ... in 2008. Our dominant market focus will be our ophthalmology business which we see as our core competency and ... long term sustainable growth. Furthermore, our ophthalmology business has historically been less impacted ...

Case Western Reserve awarded nearly $1 million from Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation

... University School of Medicine Department of ophthalmology and Visual Sciences has been awarded an ... be recruited into a primary appointment in an ophthalmology department, with a secondary appointment in the ... Thomas Professor and chair of the department of ophthalmology and visual sciences at the School of Medicine and ...

World Glaucoma Day Set For March 12, 2009

... Shelley and Steven Einhorn Distinguished Chair in ophthalmology and is Surgeon Director and Chief of Glaucoma ... New York City and Professor of Clinical ophthalmology at The New York Medical College , Valhalla, New ... with more than 19,000 eye surgeries and 125,000 ophthalmology outpatient visits each year. Ask yourself ...

Eye Care Employment Among Fastest-Growing US Jobs

... Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel in ophthalmology (JCAHPO) offers certification and continuing ... assistants and technicians in fields such as ophthalmology ranks third on the list of the 30 Fastest-Growing ... for the positive growth in the field of ophthalmology is a sharp rise in patient numbers as baby ...

When Gauging Age, the Eyes Have It

... Brookline, Mass., and an associate professor of ophthalmology at the University of Tennessee Health Science ... published in the February issue of the journal ophthalmology . The eye region makes up just 21 percent of ... of California, San Diego; February 2009, ophthalmology ...

New technique captures high-res images of full retina

... in the Association for Research in Vision and ophthalmology journal Investigative ophthalmology and Visual Science ( Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. ... from the University of Bristol's Academic Unit of ophthalmology monitored changes in the mice retina over time ...

Seva Foundation Recognizes Paul Courtright and Susan Lewallen for Their Commitment to Blindness Prevention

... Yesterday, the Kilimanjaro Center for Community ophthalmology (KCCO), which Courtright and Lewallen established ... be the most active center dedicated to community ophthalmology in Africa, with trainees coming from countries ... unnoticed by their peers. The American Academy of ophthalmology (AAO), the world's largest association of eye ...

IRIDEX Reports Third Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... share reported in the third quarter of 2007. ophthalmology revenues were $8.2 million in the third quarter ... third quarter 2008 vs. 2007, domestic ophthalmology revenues increased 17.0% to $5.3 million, international ophthalmology revenues decreased 13.2% to $2.9 million ...

ARVO Foundation and Merck to provide prestigious global ophthalmic research award

... the world for their innovative contributions to ophthalmology research. Each award cycle is worth a total of $70,000 in grants. The ARVO-AFER/Merck Innovative ophthalmology Research Award (IORA), formerly Merck's Chibret ... have received the award. Merck, a leader in ophthalmology for over 50 years, will sponsor the ...

ACE Vision Group, Inc. Announces New Global Medical Director, Dr. Marguerite McDonald

... NY. She is presently a Clinical Professor of ophthalmology at New York University (NYU) in Manhattan and an Adjunct Clinical Professor of ophthalmology at Tulane University School of Medicine in New ... by an internship at Lenox Hill Hospital and ophthalmology residency at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat ...

Too Much Sun, Too Few Antioxidants Spell Eye Trouble

... in the October issue of the Archives of ophthalmology . "Our advice on nutrition," she added, "is ... Dr. Robert Cykiert, an associate professor of ophthalmology at New York University Langone Medical Center in ... Dr. David M. Kleinman, an assistant professor of ophthalmology at the University of Rochester Eye Institute. "In ...

Magnetic Pulses to Brain Improve Lazy Eye in Adults

... Benjamin Thompson, a postdoctoral fellow in the ophthalmology department at McGill University in Canada, and a ... Robert Cykiert, a clinical associate professor of ophthalmology at New York University. Lazy eye occurs ... Benjamin Thompson, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow, ophthalmology department, McGill University, Montreal; Robert ...

'Snapshots' of eyes could serve as early warning of diabetes

... both eyes. In the July issue of Archives of ophthalmology , Victor M. Elner, M.D., Ph.D., and Howard R. ... alone," says Elner, professor, Department of ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at U-M Medical School. ... to break down," says Petty, professor of ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, and professor of ...

National Non-Profit, EyeCare America, and the Maryland Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons Host Finish Line Celebration for “EyeRide for Sight” Cyclists

... Surgeons, Nevada Ophthalmological Society, Utah ophthalmology Society, Virginia Society of ophthalmology and Clif Bar. About EyeCare America: ... and influence public awareness pertaining to ophthalmology issues; acts as advocate for patient quality of ...

Glaucoma Treatment Can Prevent Blindness

... Both studies were published in the July issue of ophthalmology . In the first report, researchers looked at ... Center and a clinical associate professor of ophthalmology at New York University School of Medicine in New ... study, Dr. Jason W. Much, from the Department of ophthalmology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, ...

New Imaging Tool Can Spot Glaucoma Risk

... technology in the June issue of the Archives of ophthalmology . "Narrow angle glaucoma is one-third the ... Dr. Sanjay Asrani, an associate professor of ophthalmology with the Duke Eye Center. "That's why this [new ... Iwach, a spokesman for the American Academy of ophthalmology and executive director of the Glaucoma Center of ...

IRIDEX Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... which was completed on January 16, 2007. ophthalmology revenues were $7.5 million in the first quarter ... and service, represented 55.2% of our total ophthalmology revenues for the first 3 months in 2008 and 55.5% ... "We continue to be encouraged by our improving ophthalmology revenues. The decrease in our aesthetics revenues ...

Diabetes Seems to Heighten Glaucoma Risk

... disorder. A recent study in the journal ophthalmology found that women with diabetes have about a 70 ... and Ear Infirmary and an assistant professor of ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School, said in a prepared ... Dr. Joel Schuman, chairman of the department of ophthalmology at the University of Pittsburgh School of ...

IRIDEX Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results

... the end of our fiscal Q3 2008. (2) Focus on our ophthalmology business. Exploit our recognized leadership in ... million for full year 2006. Ophthalmology ophthalmology revenues were $8.9 million in the fourth quarter ... $3.6 million. For the 2007 fiscal year, total ophthalmology revenues grew to $32.3 million, compared with ....

Study Finds Older Corneas Suitable for Transplantation

... findings were published in the April issue of ophthalmology . This is "the largest study of its type on ... professor and chairman of the department of ophthalmology at the University of California, Davis, said in a ... co-chairman Dr. Edward J. Holland, a professor of ophthalmology at the University of Cincinnati and director of ...

California Eye Surgeons Journey to Vietnam to Perform Sight-Saving Surgery

... and returns to Vietnam to lead pediatric ophthalmology department NEW YORK, March 27 ... Dr. Douglas Fredrick, a clinical professor of ophthalmology and pediatrics at Stanford University who has ... Hospital and resume leadership of the pediatric ophthalmology department. In addition, the fourth FedEx Fellow ...

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Doubles Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

... Centre for Vision Research in the Department of ophthalmology at the University of Sydney. "This was ... Feb. 28 online issue of the British Journal of ophthalmology . The researchers found that for people under ... Los Angeles; Feb. 28, 2008, British Journal of ophthalmology ...

Fixing Poor Vision Boosts Preschoolers' Test Scores

... are impacted," Stuart I. Brown, chairman of ophthalmology and director of the Shiley Eye Center University ... in the February issue of the Archives of ophthalmology , followed 70 children, aged 3 to 5, about half ... Brody, director of the Center for Community ophthalmology at the Shiley Eye Center, said in a prepared ...

Corneal Transplants Can Carry Infection Risk

... report in the February issue of the Archives of ophthalmology . Endophthalmitis is a rare but serious ... co-author Dr. Kirk R. Wilhelmus, a professor of ophthalmology at Baylor University College of Medicine in ... very small," said Dr. Joel Sugar, a professor of ophthalmology and visual science at the University of Illinois ...

Knowing Your Risks Can Stop the Sneak Thief of Sight

... EyeSmart(TM) Campaign, the American Academy of ophthalmology and EyeCare America, a public service program of ... lost," said Kuldev Singh, MD, MPH, Professor of ophthalmology and Director of the Glaucoma Service at ... of Ophthalmology The American Academy of ophthalmology is the world's largest association of eye ...
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