Tag: "nearsightedness" at biology news
Results with newer bladeless LASIK equivalent to standard microkeratome LASIK
... study followed 20 patients who received LASIK for nearsightedness
or astigmatism. Each patient was treated with microkeratome LASIK in one eye and bladeless LASIK in the other eye. The researchers found no difference in subbasal nerve density between types of surgery, though the density decreased after both treatme...
New 'implanted contacts' designed to fix nearsightedness
...rsightedness and astigmatism. It has been used for nearsightedness
for several years in Europe and was approved by the Food and Drug Administration in December. According to the FDA, a clinical study of 294 implanted patients showed that 95 percent ?279 patients ?had 20/40 or better vision, which is considered the ...
Scientists focus on 'dwarf eye'
...nophthalmos, but other forms of farsightedness and nearsightedness
as well." Hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia (nearsightedness) -- the ability to see only distant or near objects clearly, respectively -- stems from the complex growth of the human eye. All human eyes have a slight degree of farsightedness at bi...