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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...

2014-01-09 08:28:59

Only half of Americans know they have the common, potentially blinding eye disease; having routine eye exams can help prevent glaucoma-related vision loss SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and over are affected by glaucoma, a leading cause of irreversible blindness, yet only half of those affected know they have the disease[1]. Often referred to as the "sneak thief of sight," glaucoma has no noticeable symptoms in its early stages, and vision...

2013-10-14 23:03:13

DIATON® through the Eyelid Tonometer Pen is words only tonometer pen for glaucoma testing to allow measurements of intraocular pressure IOP through upper eyelid and sclera without numbing drops, effect of the central corneal parameters, or touching the eyeball. DIATON® tonometer pen is a trusted choice for Emergency Room (ER) or Emergency Departments (ED). Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 DIATON® Tonometer Pen ( BiCOM Inc, USA) worlds only Non-corneal, Non-contact,...

2013-07-30 23:04:02

InnFocus, Inc. announced that it received authorization from the FDA to begin the Phase I trial of the InnFocus MicroShunt™ to treat open angle glaucoma and received major financing from HOYA Group. Miami, Florida (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 The trial will be the first to use trabeculectomy with Mitomycin C as a study control. Quoting InnFocus President, Dr. Leonard Pinchuk, “We believe that the excellent clinical results achieved by the InnFocus MicroShunt in earlier clinical evaluations...


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