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2014-07-10 23:01:04

Bellevue Clinic Offers New Revolutionary Technology from TearScience to Assess and Treat Evaporative Dry Eye Disease Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Bellevue LASIK and Cataract today announced the availability of LipiFlow®, a breakthrough treatment for dry eye sufferers. LipiFlow, from TearScience, treats the root cause of the most common form of dry eye disease, called Evaporative Dry Eye. This type of dry eye occurs when oil glands located in the eyelid do not secrete the oil...

2014-06-20 23:06:36

Japanese Study Indicates Decreased Tear Film Mucin Levels in Dry Eye Similar to Computer Eye Strain Mucin Levels Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 New research supports what radio host and water researcher and entrepreneur Sharon Kleyne has been teaching for years – that computer eye strain is a form of dry eye disease with similar symptoms resulting from similar physiological changes in the eyes’ tear film. The Osaka, Japan study, comparing levels of the tear film’s mucin...

2014-06-12 08:29:46

-- Parion has a plan for the first clinical trial in patients with dry eye disease to initiate in July 2014 DURHAM, N.C., June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, Inc. (Parion) announced today that Parion and Santen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (Santen) have entered into the "OPTION, LICENSE AND DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT", an exclusive option agreement for the development and commercialization of P-321 for dry eye disease in certain Asian territories. On May 1, 2014 Parion announced...

2014-06-06 23:07:16

Bio-Logic Aqua Research Founder and Radio Host Sharon Kleyne’s Tips on Preventing Computer Eye Strain Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 Computer eye strain complaints such as fatigue, headache, burning eyes and blurred vision are becoming all too familiar. Among individuals spending more than three hours a day at a computer, the rate of computer eye strain is estimated at 90%. The most common symptom, according to Sharon Kleyne, host of the Sharon Kleyne Hour Power of Water®...

2014-05-07 11:02:43

Seeking better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists are also looking for better treatments and cure for disease that afflicts millions The eye is an exquisitely sensitive system with many aspects that remain somewhat of a mystery—both in the laboratory and in the clinic. A U.S.-based team of mathematicians and optometrists is working to change this by gaining a better understanding of the inner workings of tear film distribution over the eye's surface. This,...

2014-05-06 12:27:29

Working to gain a better understanding of the eye's tear film distribution, scientists also seek better treatments or a cure for disease that afflicts millions WASHINGTON, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The eye is an exquisitely sensitive system with many aspects that remain somewhat of a mystery--both in the laboratory and in the clinic. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130627/DC39790LOGO A U.S.-based team of mathematicians and optometrists is working to change this...

2014-05-01 08:37:31

- Initiation of Phase 1/2a clinical trial in subjects with dry eye disease expected mid-2014 DURHAM, N.C., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for ocular and pulmonary diseases, announced today that it has received acceptance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for P-321 Ophthalmic Solution for the treatment of dry eye disease. Preclinical data that...

2014-04-30 08:34:12

LEXINGTON, Massachusetts, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - OPUS-2, a Phase 3 placebo-controlled study of lifitegrast 5.0%; results presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) annual meeting in Boston - SONATA, a Phase 3 placebo-controlled, long-term (one-year) safety study of lifitegrast 5.0%; top-line results announced Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), the global specialty...

2014-04-28 23:00:43

20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley provides helpful information for patients questioning whether they have dry eyes or allergies. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 Now that spring is finally here, allergy season is trailing right behind. 20/20 Optometry of Silicon Valley, a leading eye care provider in the Bay Area, stresses the importance of addressing eye allergies and dry eyes with the proper treatment. As they always say, “April showers bring May flowers.” Tree pollen and...

2014-04-10 23:27:01

Dr. Ashraf, medical director at Atlanta Vision Institute, now offers allergy testing in his offices to identify the underlying cause of common eye ailments including dry eyes. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Atlanta Vision Institute, specializing in LASIK surgery in Atlanta, is offering allergy testing services at all of its office locations. Ocular allergies can be caused by a number of irritants but symptoms often mimic those of other more serious eye diseases. By offering allergy...


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