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2014-09-10 08:31:11

Shirato Eye Clinic of Tokyo is first Japanese center to use the MicroShunt for Glaucoma MIAMI, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc. reported today that the first two surgeries have been conducted in Japan in a clinical investigational study using the InnFocus MicroShunt(TM) glaucoma drainage implant. The surgeries were performed at the Yotsuya Shirato Eye Clinic in Tokyo, Japan. InnFocus has developed a safe, effective, sustainable and easy-to-perform alternative for the...

2014-08-27 23:02:48

Dr. Stewart Shofner realizes nearly half of those with glaucoma are not aware that they have the disease. To help patients understand the facts, Dr. Shofner debunks the top five myths about glaucoma. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Dr. Stewart Shofner and Dr. Kevin Johnson of Shofner Vision Center see multitudes of patients suffering from impaired vision. Some of the most common treatments are LASIK and Cataract vision correction surgery. Recently, Dr. Shofner has noticed a...

2014-07-31 23:01:17

Nashville’s trusted eye surgeon, Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center was one of the first to provide patients with a procedure known as Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) to successfully treat glaucoma, reducing or eliminating their dependency of expensive eye drops. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Dr. Stewart Shofner of Shofner Vision Center in Nashville, TN was one of the first surgeons in the United States to successfully treat glaucoma by performing eye surgery using...

2014-07-15 13:30:11

University of California - San Diego Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Sun Yat-sen University in China have shown that acute glaucoma in mice is largely an inflammatory disease and that high pressure in the eye causes vision loss by setting in motion an inflammatory response similar to that evoked by bacterial infections. The study, published in this week's issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, has immediate clinical...

2014-06-27 16:23:51

Ophthalmologists recommend prescription medications and surgical treatments to maximize therapeutic results and minimize risks SAN FRANCISCO, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons - is reminding the public that it does not recommend marijuana or other cannabis products for the treatment of glaucoma. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130405/MM89329LOGO Based on analysis by...

Sensor In Eye Could Watch For Glaucoma And Track Pressure Changes
2014-06-17 03:37:51

By Michelle Ma, University of Washington Your eye could someday house its own high-tech information center, tracking important changes and letting you know when it’s time to see an eye doctor. University of Washington engineers have designed a low-power sensor that could be placed permanently in a person’s eye to track hard-to-measure changes in eye pressure. The sensor would be embedded with an artificial lens during cataract surgery and would detect pressure changes...

2014-05-30 23:14:53

Diopsys® NOVA-VEP data shows new hope for patients with degenerative eye diseases. Pine Brook, NJ (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Affecting an estimated 60 to 70 million people worldwide, Exfoliation syndrome (XFS) is the most common identifiable cause of open-angle glaucoma. XFS presents unilaterally in about two thirds of patients and are more likely to present with glaucomatous damage than eyes without XFS. More severe than primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), Exfoliative Glaucoma (XFG)...

2014-04-25 08:28:01

The Diaton Tonometer joins Sonomed Escalon's VuPad(TM) at ASCRS Booth 873 ARDMORE, Pa., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Escalon Medical Corp. (Nasdaq: ESMC) today announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Long Beach, NY based BiCOM Inc., to distribute its transpalpebral "Diaton" tonometer. The Diaton tonometer will be featured alongside the Company's new VuPad(TM) ultrasound system at the Annual Symposium and Congress of the American Society of Cataract and...

2014-02-25 23:24:22

Using gentle pulses of light delivered through a specially designed microscope, glaucoma specialists at North Shore Eye Care are able to significantly drop the intraocular pressure within patients eyes that causes glaucoma. Smithtown, New York (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Using gentle pulses of light delivered through a specially designed microscope, glaucoma specialists at North Shore Eye Care are able to significantly drop the intraocular pressure within patients eyes that causes glaucoma,...

2014-02-04 08:35:06

Industry Leaders To Hear From an Important New Voice In The Fight Against Glaucoma MIAMI, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InnFocus, Inc., today announced that it will participate in the Glaucoma 360 New Horizons Forum on Friday, February 7(th), 2014 at The Palace Hotel, in San Francisco. The event is presented by the Glaucoma Research Foundation and brings together key clinical, industry, financial and regulatory leaders, in a unique exchange on research innovation and advances in...


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