News tagged with optometry

Cataract risk up for statin users with type 2 diabetes

(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 of Optometry and ...

Aug 13, 2012
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New technologies for retinal therapies

The future of the investigation and treatment of retinal disorders is already here at the MedUni Vienna: in the new Christian Doppler "OPTIMA" (Ophthalmic Image Analysis) laboratory headed by Ursula Schmidt-Erfurth, Director ...

Jun 19, 2013
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Blindness more than a pain in the neck

(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).

Apr 05, 2013
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