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2014-09-16 08:31:22

ST. LOUIS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, September is Healthy Aging Month. EyePromise has developed free learning resources to celebrate the month that is intended to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older and encourage people to take control of their health. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146305 Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140916/146306 Learning resources can be found...

2014-09-12 12:25:28

Laser Approved for Treatment of PCV, CSR CLERMONT-FERRAND, France, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quantel Medical today announced CE Mark approval for its Vitra(TM) PDT photodynamic therapy laser platform, for the treatment of polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV) and central serous retinopathy (CSR). Quantel, the sole manufacturer of this laser technology, plans to begin commercializing the laser platform immediately in countries requiring CE registration. PCV, a disease of the...

2014-09-11 16:27:14

DUBLIN, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 AMD is defined as the deterioration of the eye's macula. The macula is a small area in the retina that is responsible for central vision. The exact etiology of AMD is unknown. There are two types of macular degeneration: wet and dry. Wet AMD occurs when tiny...

2014-09-10 20:24:50

LONDON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Macular Degeneration (AMD) and Other Retinal Diseases: World Drug Market 2014-2024https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2006103/Macular-Degeneration-AMD-and-Other-Retinal-Diseases-World-Drug-Market-2014-2024.html Report DetailsAnalysis of revenues and R&D prospects for those eye drugs - you explore potentialsWhat's the future for treating disorders of the retina? Visiongain's updated...

2014-09-09 16:26:52

American Academy of Ophthalmology explains common eye symptoms for adults in support of Healthy Aging Month SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 142 million Americans are age 40 and older, and it is around age 40 that many people start to notice changes in their eyesight that increase as they get older.[1] By 2030, it is predicted that more than 90 million people will be age 65 and older; one in six of these people will have vision impairment that cannot be...

2014-09-04 23:13:17

Products help with eye health issues like glaucoma, dry eye and macular degeneration Boca Raton, FL (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Go4ItNutrition.com, a popular nutritional products website, will now offer the Doctor’s Advantage line of effective eye health solutions to its broad customer base. The brand offers a variety of supplements to assist with eye health issues like macular degeneration, dry eye and glaucoma. Doctor’s Advantage (http://doctorsadvantage.net) has formulated its...

2014-09-04 04:21:42

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that Bayer HealthCare's Japanese subsidiary, Bayer Yakuhin, Ltd. has submitted a marketing authorization application for EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for macular edema following branch retinal vein occlusion (BRVO) to the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW). EYLEA has already been approved in Japan for the treatment of patients with neovascular (wet)...

2014-09-03 23:08:57

Developed to improve the reading experience for those affected by low vision, the unique design of the ClearView C provides more working space and helps users to read or view any material, enjoy hobbies or write without being restricted in movement. VISTA, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 Optelec, U.S. introduces the new ClearView C desktop video magnifier. Worldwide, there are around 160 million people who are visually impaired. As people get older, sight problems become more common. People...

2014-09-03 12:30:15

78 percent of aging Americans affected by vision loss; American Optometric Association offers tips to protect eyesight throughout life ST. LOUIS, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's a fact of life that vision can change over time, resulting in a number of noticeable differences in how well aging adults see the world around them. In fact, according to the American Optometric Association's (AOA) 2014 American Eye-Q(®) consumer survey, 78 percent of adults age 55 or older report...

2014-09-03 08:34:33

DALLAS, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This Age-Related Macular Degeneration EpiCast report forecasts that the total prevalent cases of AMD in the 7MM will increase from 55,770,401 cases in 2013 to 66,069,370 cases in 2023, at a growth rate of 18.5% over the forecast period. Throughout the forecast period, the US will have the highest number of total prevalent cases of AMD, followed by Japan. This epidemiological analysis is supported by the use of total prevalence data...


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