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Artificial cornea offers better results for infants, some blind patients
...s need a new cornea because of complications after cataract
surgery, while others have conditions like severe eye infections, severely misshapen corneas, or congenital causes like glaucoma that have damaged the cornea. Aquavella said the advent of a trouble-free artificial cornea or K-Pro is good news for tho...
High levels of blindness in southern Sudan following years of war
...ost common causes of blindness and low vision were cataract
and trachoma, each accounting for over one-third of cases. Trachoma, which is caused by an infection, was responsible for a greater proportion of the cases of blindness than has been found in studies in other parts of rural Africa. In a second sur...
Promising cell protein may play role in infection and dry eye
...Giordano, an assistant professor of ophthalmology, cataract
and refractive surgery at Scheie. "This may help us understand the molecular mechanisms that dictate the different expression profiles of PAI-2 in human corneal and conjunctival epithelial cells." ...
Unique equine cataract surgery offered on routine basis
...sity of Liverpool is offering a new form of equine cataract
removal surgery on a routine basis, which could sa...Research Unit, have developed a unique approach to cataract
removal operations combining techniques used on humans and animals. The new surgery is proving cons...