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Sensor enabled IOP monitoring: IOP Connect

Injectsense, a company focused on sensor enabled digital 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 b ...

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Tribute – 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, Univer ...

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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 tire ...

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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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