Sensor Enabled IOP Monitoring

Injectsense, a company focused on sensor enabled di gital health, announced it has received a Breakthrough Device Program (BDP) designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its chronic continuous IOP monitoring system for glaucoma patients. The company’s IOP Connect TM system is based on a long term implantable sensor, smaller than a […]

A Tribute to Dr. Alan S. Crandall

Alan S. Crandall, MD, a pioneer in the field of glaucoma, inventor of surgical techniques, and leader of several humanitarian efforts, left for heavenly abode on October 2, 2020, at the age of 73. Dr. Crandall, a skillful surgeon and teacher par excellence, served at John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah, for 39 […]

E-Schooling and Eyes

“Summer of 2020”- it was when the whole world went into lockdown (COVID 19) and we got a glimpse into a different dimension of digital challenges of distance learning. New on the list were the children who were never exposed to such long duration of screentime. The headaches, blurry vision, and tired, dry eye can […]

Fix It In A Single Ride!

Stocks are high for Same-day bilateral cataract surgery during this COVID- 19 pandemic. The benefits for immediately sequential bilateral cataract surgery (ISBCS) for patients especially elder ones (the ones more prone to get affected in this pandemic) highly outweighs the risk factors/concerns of bilateral postoperative endophthalmitis and second eye refractive planning involved in ISBCS. Studies […]

Corona Virus and Your Eyes

Eye Symptoms In Chinese Children Hospitalized With Covid-19 A new study finds that nearly a quarter of Chinese Children Hospitalized With COVID-19 developed ocular symptoms. Dr. Fagang said, “Among 216 children hospitalized with COVID-19 in Wuhan, China, 49 (22.7%) had ocular manifestations including conjunctival discharge, eye rubbing, and conjunctival congestion.” He added, “Children with systemic […]

Importance Of Continual IOP Monitoring For Glaucoma

Eyemate : Study Highlights Importance Of Continual IOP Monitoring For Glaucoma Currently glaucoma patients are getting (2-6) visits per year in a doctor’s office. It puts patients at high risk of undetected disease progression. Clinical study published recently, shows EYEMATE TM system is safe, reliable and monitor IOP continuously without regular office visits. The FDA […]

Risk of Retinoapthy Increases After Cataract Surgery

Type 2 Dm – Risk of Retinoapthy Increases After Cataract Surgery According a new population-based study by Dr. Ching-Yu Cheng of the Singapore Eye Research Institute and colleagues, the adjusted risk of retinopathy was 1.7 times higher in diabetic patients who had undergone cataract removal. Diabetics have higher risk of developing cataract. Cataract surgery can […]

New Software for Catalys System To Address Astigmatism Management In Cataract Patients

Fda Approves New Software For Catalys System To Address Astigmatism Management In Cataract Patients FDA has approved CATALYS Precision Laser System by Johnson & Johnson, with new cOS 6.0 software, which is more precise, accurate and faster in the management of astigmatism. It has collaborated with Cassini Technologies B.V and enabled compatibility between Cassini’s Topographer. […]

Artificial Intelligence Passes Macular Degeneration Test

AMD is a common retinal pathology where patients are not aware until vision gets compromised. With less no of retinal specialist, it’s a difficult job to screen every one in early stages. But with the help of artificial intelligence even general practitioners can detect it. Recently iHealthScreen has developed a new artificial intelligence system, iPredict […]

Surgical System Launched For Micro-invasive Glaucoma Surgery

Next Generation Omni® Surgical System Launched For Microinvasive Glaucoma Surgery Sight Sciences, Inc. has launchedtheir new generation OMNI® Surgical System for microinvasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS) procedures. Its a manually operated device for ab interno trabeculotomy and also for transluminal trabeculotomy. It acts on aqueous humor outflow resistance – trabecular meshwork, Schlemm’s canal and distal collector channels. Though […]