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FDA to study negative effects of Lasik eye surgery

(AP) -- The Food and Drug Administration announced plans Thursday to study the scope of problems connected with laser eye-correcting surgery, which include blurred vision and dry eyes.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Low vitamin D tied to dry eye syndromes

(HealthDay)—Patients with vitamin D deficiency should be evaluated for dry eye syndromes, according to a study published online Aug. 13 in the International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

Ophthalmology

Team creates device to alleviate dry eye

A search for medical needs in eye clinics led Stanford Biodesign fellows to develop an implantable neurostimulator that painlessly increases natural tear production.

Genetics

Researchers find six new Sjogren's syndrome genes

With the completion of the first genome-wide association study for Sjögren's syndrome, an international coalition of researchers led by scientists at the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has identified six new disease-related ...

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