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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 bi ...

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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 conge ...

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EYEMATE : Study Highlights Importance of Continual IOP Monitoring for Glaucoma

Currently glaucoma patients are getting (2-6) visits per year in adoctor’s office. It puts patients at high risk of undetected diseaseprogression. Clinical study published recently, showsEYEMATE TM system is safe, reliable and monitor IOPcontinuously without regular office visits. The FDA“Breakthrou ...

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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 wo ...

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FDA Approves New Software for CATALYS System to address Astigmatism management in Cataract Patients

FDA has approved CATALYS Precision Laser System byJohnson & Johnson, with new cOS 6.0 software, which is moreprecise, accurate and faster in the management of astigmatism.It has collaborated with Cassini Technologies B.V and enabledcompatibility between Cassini’s Topographer. It has full-volume, ...

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Artificial Intelligence Passes Macular Degeneration Test

AMD is a common retinal pathology where patients are not aware untilvision gets compromised. With less no of retinal specialist, it’s a difficultjob to screen every one in early stages. But with the help of artificialintelligence even general practitioners can detect it. RecentlyiHealthScreen has de ...

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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, Sc ...

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Special considerations for ophthalmic surgery during the COVID - 19 pandemic

As Covid 19 is becoming a part of our lives, surgeons have started resuming work amid the chaos. The question still stands, what guidelines to follow. Academy is providing a guideline for surgeons and staffs for patient handling during surgery. General considerartion like wearing surgical mask or ho ...

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New Stimulation Approach Produces 'Form Vision' in Blind People

Dynamic stimulation of the visual cortex can allow blind people to recognize various letter shapes.Dr. Daniel Yoshor from Baylor College of Medicine, in Houston, Texas, and colleagues developed an dynamic technique where activation of a sequence of electrodes are analogous to tracing letters on the ...

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Hydroxychloroquine: Possible COVID Drug Can Be Toxic to Retinas

Multiple trials arer going on hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) for the treatment of COVID-19. HCQs are comparatively safer drug while used for rheumatoid arthritis and their potential toxicity is well known. But now clinicians have found reports regarding its different sort of complications. HCQ s related r ...

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