Eye test shows potential to detect early Alzheimer’s

At a recent Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) held in July 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark, scientists leading the advancement of research gathered to report and discuss the most current data on the cause, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. In two of the reported studies beta-amyloid plaques was identified in the [&hellip...

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CooperVision to buy Sauflon

Cooper Cos., parent company to the contact lens giant CooperVision announced on 1 July 2014 that they will be purchasing European rival Sauflon Pharmaceuticals Ltd.  Sauflon, is a maker and distributor of soft contact lenses and solutions.  The estimated $1.2 billion takeover is expected to take place before the end of October. In a statement, […]

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Silhouette Titan New Wave

With the Titan New Wave Silhouette introduces an modern upper bar frame to its Titan Minimal Art series. Many of the merits of the Titan New Wave are familiar including the pleasure of unrestricted vision, the advantages of light weight and optimum wearing comfort. The hingeless design that has contributed to the worldwide success of […]

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Eye rubbing and Keratoconus

Don’t rub your eyes!” your mother used to say. “It’s not good for you.” But then who ever listened to their mother? It seems that in recent years, science has caught up with our moms’ wisdom and some research papers are now clearly proving that eye rubbing can, in fact, damage your eye’s corneal health. […]

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FDA Warns LASIK providers: Stop making false claims

In recent months LASIK refractive surgery providers in the United States came under fire from the US Food and Drug Administration. The concern is not related to the safety aspect of LASIK but rather to the incorrect perception LASIK advertising is creating in the US and internationally. If one takes into account the new Consumer […]

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Orthokeratology, what is it?

Ortho – what? Orthokeratology is a nonsurgical procedure used to correct the refractive error of the eyes. You sleep with a specially designed Orthokeratology lens every night to reshape your eyes’ cornea (front surface of the eye). In the mornings when you wake up, the lens is removed, and you have regular, clear sight for […]

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Latest Adidas Sunglasses

A new sensation of lightness on the mountains TERREXTM FAST outdoor eyewear from adidas eyewear  Maximum function and minimum weight. The sports eyewear specialist adidas eyewear is extending its successful TERREXTM range with a lightweight and narrowly shaped outdoor model, bringing optimal vision within the reach of extreme mountaineers and speed hikers, as well as those with a […]

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Keratoconus and Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

Eye care has seen a massive explosion of new diagnostic instruments and treatment procedures in the last number of years. From instruments like the front and back chamber OCTs, Oculus Pentacam and Zeiss GDx to procedures like Intraocular injections to halt the progression of previously untreatable wet macular degeneration, 30 days continues wear silicone soft […]

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