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  • Acuvue launches new Contact Lenses in the USA

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    There’s a new contact lenses hitting the US market that have already been out in other parts of the world. This unique new lens has been a breakthrough and considered to be quite revolutionary. With the launch of Acuvue Define Brand Contact Lenses with LACREON technology by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care brings a new level of eye enhancement contact […]

  • New Technology can Screen for Diabetic Retinopathy

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    There is a new breakthrough from scientists that have developed a computer program that will screen for diabetic retinopathy, a condition that affects some with diabetes. This research has been shown at the 2014 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) and has let the medical field and fellow scientist review its capabilities and […]

  • Glaucoma does not just effect the elderly

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    There is a huge disconnect for most of us when we think of our eyes and their overall health. For the majority of us we tend to think that only the elderly population will have issues and problems with glaucoma. This isn’t the case as a recent report from Loyola University Health System has proved […]

  • New data shows TNF inhibitors could pose problems

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    There is a new medical report shedding light on what could be a problem for some that have used TNF inhibitors. A TNF inhibitor is a prescription drug that suppresses response to tumor necrosis factor (TNF), which is part of the inflammatory response. These inhibitors are commonly prescribed to those that have rheumatoid arthritis and […]

  • Define Pulvinar

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    Scientists recently made a new discovery detailing how certain areas of the brain responsible for vision could potentially adapt to an injury or trauma, ultimately preventing blindness. Fifty percent of the cortex is devoted to vision, the most complex of the senses. It was originally thought that one specific pathway existed from the eye to […]

  • Researchers Find A Way To Slow Myopia

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    A recent study found that a technique that uses custom-made contact lenses to shape the growing eye, or orthokeratology, has a significant effect in slowing the progression of myopia in children. Ortho-K is a fairly new kind of treatment. Children wear customized contact lenses throughout the night. The idea is that over time, the lenses […]

  • Optimal Eyelashes

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    A recent study on the eye finds that the optimal eyelash length is one-third the width of the eye for humans, as well as 21 other mammals. Georgia Institute of Technology researchers put together a wind tunnel about 2 feet tall with a makeshift eye. The wind tunnel was meant to recreate airflows equivalent to […]

  • Childrens Eye Exam News

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    Children’s eyes are infamous for being uncooperative during eye exams that are, in all actuality, designed for adult eyes. This makes it very difficult for doctors to have a comprehensive understanding of a child’s retinal structure since the retina tends to act erratically during procedure eye exams. Research conducted at Baylor Visual Function Testing Center […]

  • Blood Flow In The Retina Leads To Breakthrough Discovery

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    A new research study revealed some very telling details about retinal health including the function of retinal blood vessels and light-detecting cells. The study used mice as its subject and the details of the results explain new possibilities for understanding the molecular changes that occur in retinal disease. Researchers conducted the study by using a […]

  • Why Regular Eye Exams Are Important

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    It’s highly important for people of all ages to have eye exams on a fairly regular basis in order to detect any problems like Glaucoma, macular degeneration, cataracts or diabetic retinopathy. Children generally need their vision checked around 6 months old, 3 years old and before first grade. These types of eye exams should be […]