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Cancer treatment controls macular edema related to diabetes and to cataract surgery

... in 51.8 percent of eyes, and 97.1 percent of eyes were either stable or improved. No serious ... 20/200, and at 12 months the mean was 20/80. Most eyes (72.2 percent) improved and the rest remained ... or progressed in about one-third of operated eyes compared with about one-fifth of non-operated ...

Robotics insights through flies' eyes

... more efficient way of processing images from the eyes into visual perception, and that is a subject of ... way flies process the images from their immobile eyes is completely different from they way the human ... and direction with which objects before the fly's eyes appear to move generate, moment by moment, a ...

Ongoing Study Shows That Endovascular Therapy is Associated With High Cure Rate for Childhood Eye Cancer

... cured with preserved vision (48 percent). Six eyes could not be saved. Overall, of the population of eyes that were treated, 50 percent of patients would ... once addressed. In only four out of 46 eyes treated did severe complications occur which ...

Must-Haves for Your Summer Vacation Bag

... of the sun, yet few people realize that their eyes are also at risk. Even the sensitive skin surrounding the eyes can be damaged by prolonged sun exposure and is ... The sun's UV rays pose a threat to your skin, eyes and also your lips. Wearing lip balm with SPF ...

New Option for Correcting Nearsightedness

... School of Medicine in Kanagawa evaluated 56 eyes of 34 patients with the implantable lenses. The ... implantation. After four years, 44 of the eyes (79 percent) were within 0.5 diopter (unit of ... lens power) of the targeted correction and 52 eyes (93 percent) were within one diopter, the study ...

Janet Sartin Expands Line of Products That Reduce and Conceal Eye Puffiness and Fine Lines

... Eye Lift Cream, Eye Care Serum for Sensitive eyes and Nutri-Cover Eye Cream Concealer. The products ... Cream Concealer and Eye Care Serum for Sensitive eyes are part of Janet Sartin's trendy line of wrinkle ... target the delicate eye area. "Our eyes are one of the most important features of our ...

Special Olympics Minnesota Athletes Take Part in Free Vision Screening at Lions Club International Annual Convention

... primary sponsor of the Healthy Athletes Opening eyes program around the world and holds a screening at ... the year, and has been providing Opening eyes screenings to any Minnesotans with intellectual ... have been distributed. During Opening eyes screenings, athletes are not only provided with ...

Bausch & Lomb Vision Care Strengthens Its Commitment to ReNu(R) Brand and the Eye Care Community

... Fresh Lens Comfort (TM) and ReNu (R) Sensitive eyes (R). Additionally, the company has recently ... Fresh Lens Comfort (TM) and ReNu (R) Sensitive eyes (R), we can more directly help meet existing ... Multi-Purpose Solution as ReNu (R) Sensitive eyes (R) . Available in new packaging at stores ...

Summer Travel Destinations are Heavy on Fun - and Sun

... UV rays, yet few people realize that their eyes are just as vulnerable and should also be ... damage from UV exposure is cumulative, the eyes are at great risk for developing ... Even the delicate skin surrounding the eyes can be damaged by prolonged sun exposure and is ...

Make Sure Your Baby is Seeing the Most Important Things in His World

... is the best way to ensure your baby has healthy eyes and appropriate vision development -- now and in ... development is progressing normally and their eyes are healthy," said Dr. Steele. Since ... the front of the eye. And once the baby's eyes are dilated, the doctor can examine the inner ....

The Killing of George Tiller: Video "Thine Eyes" Shows True Face of Pro-life Movement in the Face of 'Terrorist' Accusations

... to decide for themselves. The creators of Thine eyes ask, do the actions of one unaffiliated criminal ... Tiller cannot be condoned," said Thine eyes producer, Jack Cashill. "But neither can ... pro-life terrorism, the producers of Thine eyes have posted for free the documentary, "Thine ...

Eye Related Symptoms Bring More Than Tears to Allergy Sufferers, New Survey Reveals

... say symptoms such as itchy, dry, red and watery eyes leave them frustrated and irritable, tired, and ... sufferers surveyed say their red and puffy eyes make them look tired and unattractive. Among ... 800 people responded to the online survey about eyes and allergies, conducted by AAFA, and supported ...

Male or female? Coloring provides gender cues

... sexes) increases in the nose, chin, mouth, jaw, eyes and general shape of faces," says Nicolas ... called Bubbles. The investigation found that eyes and mouths, specifically their subtle shading or ... the shades of reds and greens around mouths and eyes led to faster gender discrimination. "Studies ...

Top 10 Tips to Save Your Vision

... simple steps that everyone can take to help their eyes remain healthy now and reduce their chances of ... ophthalmologist to determine how frequently your eyes should be examined. Eye protection -- An ... eye care provider -- When you go to get your eyes checked, there are a variety of eye care ...

Improve Your Eye-Q

... simple steps that everyone can take to help their eyes remain healthy now and reduce their chances of ... ophthalmologist to determine how frequently your eyes should be examined. Eye protection - An ... your eye care provider - When you go to get your eyes checked, there are a variety of eye care ...

SMS Technology Places Eye Health Educational Information at Hispanics' Fingertips

... sight, to help them effectively protect their eyes to see better today and in the future. ... You only have one pair of eyes, and your eyes must last for a lifetime. What you do today is ... to protect the health and wellness of your eyes -- so you can see better tomorrow as well. ...

Think Eye Protection This Season and All Year-Round

... fields, tracks and golf courses -- placing the eyes at great risk for sports-related eye injuries and ... glare and improve contrast -- protecting the eyes by blocking 100 percent of UV rays. "In ... extended periods of time outdoors -- placing the eyes at further risk for strain, fatigue and exposure ...

New 'Healthy Eyes for Peak Performance' Brochure Offers Parents and Caregivers Advice, Insight on the Role of Vision in Children's Performance

... a free educational brochure, titled Healthy eyes for Peak Performance . "We know there's a ... those who need vision correction -- and Healthy eyes for Peak Performance , sheds new light on a ... proper helmets or goggles." Healthy eyes for Peak Performance is supported by ...

Genes Hike Melanoma Risk Even in Those Who Tan Well

... gene (MCIR) puts people who have dark hair, dark eyes and who tan easily at more than twice the risk of ... had a high-risk variant. Those who had dark eyes and an MCIR variant had a about a threefold ... of developing melanoma than did those with dark eyes but no variant. Those who did not freckle but who ...

VIDEO from Medialink and Pfizer Ophthalmics: On World Glaucoma Day, Keep an Eye on the Future

... to utilize resources from sources like the All eyes on Glaucoma(TM) campaign to recognize and ... second leading cause of blindness. The All eyes on Glaucoma program seeks to help raise ... Pan American Glaucoma Society. The All eyes on Glaucoma campaign also seeks to increase ...

On World Glaucoma Day, Keep an Eye on the Future

... to utilize resources from sources like the All eyes on Glaucoma(TM) campaign to recognize and ... second leading cause of blindness. The All eyes on Glaucoma program seeks to help raise ... Impact of Glaucoma. The All eyes on Glaucoma campaign also seeks to increase ...

D.C. Area Hour Eyes Vision Stores and Davis Vision Partner with Neediest Kids Organization

... at a public event at the 1775 K Street Hour eyes location. Nineteen Washington, D.C. area Hour eyes vision retail stores through this new ... by offering services and eyeglasses." Hour eyes will provide exams and eyeglasses at no charge to ...

Researchers solve mystery of deep-sea fish with tubular eyes and transparent head

... half-century-old mystery of a fish with tubular eyes and a transparent head. Ever since the ... marine biologists have known that it's tubular eyes are very good at collecting light. However, the eyes were believed to be fixed in place and seemed to ...

Contact Lens Wearers Should Blink More Often During Winter - Tips from VisionDirect.com to Keep Eyes Moist During Dry Winter Months

... discomfort and possible infection from dry winter eyes can be easily prevented. ... discomfort and possible infection from dry winter eyes can be easily prevented. Something as simple as ... key when preventing dryness and infection in the eyes which often occurs as the seasons change and ...

Team led by Scripps Scientists increases understanding of two types of blindness

... neovascularization occurs in the back of the eyes in an area of the retina that is normally ... vessel growth itself. Even properly functioning eyes create an extremely stressful environment because ... to neurons, blocking further deterioration in the eyes of treated mice. "This implies that something as ...

Eye Doctors Offer Advice for Viewers on Super Bowl 3D Ads

... order for someone to experience 3D effects their eyes need to work together properly. If the commercial ... that inhibits one's ability to keep both eyes aimed correctly on a close target, may also have ... visual performance, which in turn helps our eyes and brain work together more effectively for ...

January 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Improved PSA Tests, Dry Eyes and Colds

... likelihood of cancer. No More Dry eyes -- Tips to Get the Grit Out Dry eyes can be a nuisance. But when severe cases are not ... Clinic Health Letter covers the causes of dry eyes and treatment options. ...

Eye divergence in children triples risk of mental illness

... ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Children whose eyes are misaligned and point outward are at ... sex but with normal eye alignment. Children with eyes that diverged (exotropia) were three times more ... subjects, while those with inward deviating eyes (esotropia) showed no increase in the incidence ...

Research hightlights, AAO-SOE Joint Meeting, Nov. 9 sessions

... in the US. The Rajan-Mohan study involved 60 eyes total: in 40 eyes (group A) the epithelium was abraded, meaning the thin top layer of cells was scraped, and in 20 eyes (group B) the epithelium was left intact prior to ...

AAO-SOE Joint Meeting research highlights

... in the US. The Rajan-Mohan study involved 40 eyes (group A) in which infected tissue and any ... were removed from the top tissue layer, and 20 eyes (group B) in which the tissue layer was left ... corneal curve flattened appropriately in 51 of 60 eyes (85 percent), with more significant flattening in ...

Long-Term Results of VisionCare's Implantable Telescope for End-Stage Macular Degeneration Published in the American Journal of Ophthalmology

... by central scotomas, or blind spots, in both eyes that cause images in the central visual field to ... Efficacy: -- 60% of telescope-implanted study eyes gained 3 lines (15 letters) or more of visual ... 10% of fellow eye controls (p<0.0001) -- Study eyes receiving the 3X model telescope prosthesis ...

Children at Risk for Undetected Vision Problems

... -- Tilting the head to one side -- Rubbing eyes repeatedly -- One or both eyes turn in or out -- Redness or tearing in eyes In addition, parents and teachers should also be ...

The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says Texas Ophthalmological Association

... the country are urging Americans to protect their eyes from the extraordinary damage often caused by the ... blades of a lawnmower, potentially injuring your eyes or those of innocent bystanders. "I also warn ... serious eye injuries, so be sure to protect your eyes with appropriate protective eyewear. About the ...

The Most Ordinary Things Can Cause the Most Extraordinary Eye Injuries, Says the Oklahoma Academy of Ophthalmology

... the country are urging Americans to protect their eyes from the extraordinary damage often caused by the ... blades of a lawnmower, potentially injuring your eyes or those of innocent bystanders. "I also warn ... serious eye injuries, so be sure to protect your eyes with appropriate protective eyewear. About the ...

Time Teaches Brain to Recognize Objects

... tricked the brain into confusing one object the eyes see with another, proving that it takes time for ... so forth. While neural activity changes as the eyes move, the perception of the image remains stable. ... The authors believe the fact that our eyes often move rapidly (about three times per ...

Kids' Eye Injuries From Golf Clubs Rare But Severe

... examination, visual acuity was 20/20 in four eyes (36 percent), 20/25 to 20/80 in three eyes (27 percent), no light perception in three eyes (27 percent) and undeterminable in one eye (9 ...

September Ophthalmology research highlights

... advanced stages of AMD destroy the macula in the eyes retina, the area that normally provides the ... to advanced AMD. Patients with early AMD whose eyes have many large drusen---abnormal, white-yellow ... participants; the retinas were photographed; the eyes were examined for AMD progression; and the total ...

Sleepy Drivers Are Dangerous Drivers

... the ability to drive safely. "We rely on our eyes every time we step into a car; especially our ... and motivation; trouble focusing, keeping your eyes open, or keeping your head up; daydreaming and wandering thoughts; yawning or rubbing your eyes repeatedly; drifting from your lane; tailgating ...

Optos Encourages Parents to Get Back to School Eye Exams for Their Children

... it is vital that children of all ages have their eyes checked regularly to ensure that their eyes are healthy. According to Prevent Blindness ... -- The best way to protect a child's eyes is through professional eye examinations, ...

Autistic Children Make Limited Eye Contact

... instead of gazing into the eyes. "Just as the eyes are the window to the soul, the eyes are also a window into social development," said ... spent significantly less time looking at the eyes than did typically developing children or the ...
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