News tagged with optometry
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
(Medical Xpress)—Surveys regularly reveal that, when asked about their greatest fear, people nominate blindness as one of the two things they dread most (cancer being the other).
Health Apr 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Australia remains the only developed country in the world not to have eliminated trachoma, the leading cause of infectious blindness, despite recent progress in tackling the disease.
Ophthalmology Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Visual symptoms and abnormalities occur at high rates in people with traumatic brain injury (TBI)—including Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans with blast-related TBI, reports a study, "Abnormal Fixation in Individuals with ...
Neuroscience Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Statin use, which is substantially higher in patients with type 2 diabetes, correlates with an increased risk of age-related (AR) cataracts, according to a study published in the August issue ...
Diabetes Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Optometrists from Flinders University will soon be able to diagnose and manage eye diseases in rural and remote communities all from the comfort of their computer chair.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Don't send your recycled glasses to developing countries, it costs twice as much as giving them ready-made glasses
You might feel good sending your old reading glasses to a developing country. But a recent international study, led by the International Centre for Eyecare Education (ICEE), a collaborating partner in the ...
Ophthalmology Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
After a lengthy study spanning over four years, Professor Pauline Cho from the School of Optometry at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) and her research team concluded that orthokeratology not only can correct ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0