News tagged with lens
If your contact lenses are causing you discomfort, simply switching to a different type of contact lens or lens care product may bring improvement, reports a study, " Effect of Lens and Solution Choice on the Comfort of Contact ...
Ophthalmology May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Natural lubricants play an important role in health, including a well-known effect to help prevent osteoarthritis in knee and ankle joints. However, much is still unknown about their role and function in other areas of the ...
Ophthalmology Apr 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Scientists used an iPhone and a camera lens to diagnose intestinal worms in rural Tanzania, a breakthrough that could help doctors treat patients infected with the parasites, a study said on Tuesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 12, 2013 | 3.9 / 5 (8) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Research carried out by Professor Barbara Pierscionek and a team of fellow vision experts suggests that the way proteins are distributed in the lens of the eye may cause its gradient to ...
Ophthalmology Mar 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A cure for congenital sight impairment caused by lens damage is closer following research by scientists at Monash University.
Ophthalmology Jan 31, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
UCLA researchers, in a finding that runs counter to conventional wisdom, have discovered for the first time that a gene thought to express a protein in all cells that come under stress is instead expressed only in specific ...
Medical research Jan 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
For people using 30-day extended-wear/continuous-wear (EW/CW) contact lenses, replacing lenses at night doesn't lower the risk of complications compared to changing lenses monthly, suggests a study – "The Effect of Daily ...
Ophthalmology Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age adults in the United States. According to recent studies funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), diabetic retinopathy, one of the most common and debilitating ...
Diabetes Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Modern contact lens materials are prone to drying when exposed to air, which contributes to the buildup of deposits on contact lenses, according to a study – "The Impact of Intermittent Air Exposure on Lipid Deposition", ...
Ophthalmology Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
For the millions of Americans with diabetes, the inconvenient and often painful method of testing blood sugar levels is a way of life. But research and innovative product design by scientists at The University of Akron may ...
Diabetes May 23, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (7) | 5 |
A new study has found huge variations in what ophthalmologists charge for a device used in one of the most common surgeries in Ontario.
Ophthalmology Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Susan Loughman is among the tens of millions of Americans who suffer dry eyes. She has an especially bad condition, which makes it feel like there's sandpaper in her eyes.
Ophthalmology Mar 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- An Auburn University team of chemical and biomedical engineers led by Mark Byrne, the Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden Associate Professor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has developed a new ...
Medical research Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A natural yellowing of the eye lens that absorbs blue light has been linked to sleep disorders in a group of test volunteers, according to a study in the September 1 issue of the journal Sleep. As this type of lens discol ...
Health Sep 01, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
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