Eye Disease

New Eye Pressure Test Could Prevent Loss of Vision

Photo of Eye: Vision Loss Prevention with Eye Pressure Test

University of Missouri School of Medicine researcher recommends new approach for checking eye pressure which can reduce risk of vision loss or blindness in older adults.

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New Method Prevents Retinal Transplant Rejection, May Treat Retinal Diseases

Immune Matched Stem Cells

A new treatment that prevents retinal transplant rejection using immune-matched stem cells may be used to treat age-related macular degeneration and other retinal diseases.

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Recall Extends to Family Care Brand Eye Wash

Family Care Eye Wash Recall

United Exchange Corp issued a nationwide recall of Family Care Brand Eye Wash due to microbial contamination. Use of this product can lead to sight-threatening infection.

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Nationwide Recall of Eye Wash and Irrigating Solutions

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There is a reasonable probability of a potentially sight-threatening eye infection through the use of a contaminated eye wash or irrigating solution product.

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Vision Loss Due to Diabetes Rising Globally

diabetic-retinopathy-blindness-statistics

Blindness and visual impairment due to diabetes is rising significantly around the world, but people from certain regions are experiencing more vision loss than others.

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Lower HbA1c May Not Prevent Diabetes Complications

Sugar Levels and Diabetes Complications

According to Mayo Clinic researchers, the HbA1c level targeted by physicians may not actually lower the risk of kidney, vision and neuropathy complications for diabetics, contrary to longstanding belief.

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Diabetic Retinopathy Linked to Higher Depression Risk

Diabetic Retinopathy and Depression

Study details the association between severity of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema with symptoms of depression and anxiety in adults with diabetes.

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Study: Nerve Damage Precedes Diabetic Retinopathy

NIH funded this study

New findings about the development of diabetic retinopathy represents a shift in the long-term understanding of these diabetes complications.

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New Scanning Technology Benefits Diabetic Eye Care

Paolo Silva - Diabetes Retinopathy Research

After examining more than 25,000 patients, researchers found that by using a new scanning technology, diabetic retinopathy can be identified from a remote location by experts who can then recommend a course of action.

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Study Finds Hidden Risk Factors for Cornea Condition

keratoconus-eyes

A large new study, published in the journal Ophthalmology, reveals previously unknown risk factors associated with keratoconus, an eye condition that causes serious progressive nearsightedness at a relatively young age.

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