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Risk Of Eye Infections With Some Acne Medications
2012-05-24 08:29:09

Researchers from Tel Aviv University (TAU) found that popular prescription acne medication pills like Accutane or Roaccutane can lead to eye infections, ranging from conjunctivitis (pink eye) to sties.

2012-04-25 11:17:10

It has been estimated that roughly 4% to 6% of child abuse victims present first to an ophthalmologist.

2012-03-16 23:00:13

Spring is just around the corner and for many, spring includes flare-ups of allergies resulting in the troubling symptoms of runny noses and itchy, watery eyes.

2011-09-28 11:32:43

Scientists are reporting discovery of a potential new drug for epidemic keratoconjunctivitis (EKC) — sometimes called "pink eye" — a highly infectious eye disease that may occur in 15 million to 20 million people annually in the United States alone.

2011-07-06 06:05:00

RIALTO, Calif., July 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovacyn Inc. today announced the expansion of its professional-strength animal healthcare line with the launch of Vetericyn® VF Ophthalmic Wash and Vetericyn® VF Otic Rinse.

2010-09-27 06:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA) today highlighted results from the Company's REMURA(TM) (bromfenac ophthalmic solution for dry eye) Phase 2 clinical study.

2010-09-14 12:40:17

Taking oral antiviral medications following infection with the herpes simplex virus may be associated with a reduced risk of recurring eye-related manifestations of the disease.

2010-04-26 08:00:00

TAMPA, Fla., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Sirion Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held ophthalmic biopharmaceutical company, announced today that Zirgan(TM) (ganciclovir ophthalmic gel) 0.15% is now commercially available. Zirgan(TM), which was approved by the U.S.

2010-04-17 15:27:13

Viral keratoconjunctivitis, also known as pink eye, is a common, uncomfortable and highly contagious condition. There is no known effective treatment for this adenovirus infection that can force some individuals into isolation for up to two weeks

2010-04-09 09:56:00

LOS ANGELES, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Newswise -- When a child develops red, watery eyes, it could be just allergies - or it may be the sign of a more serious eye condition, according to a leading pediatric ophthalmologist. According to Bibiana Jin Reiser, M.D., M.S., a pediatric ophthalmologist with The Vision Center at Childrens Hospital Los Angeles, "Red, itchy, watery eyes can be a temporary allergic reaction to pollen or other environmental irritants and should go away after a few days or...


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