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InSite Vision Initiates Confirmatory Phase 3 Clinical Study of BromSite ™ for the Reduction of Inflammation and Pain after Cataract Surgery ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- InSite Vision Incorporated (OTCBB: INSV) today announced that...Show More Summary
STAAR Surgical Company (STAA) ASCRS Symposium on Cataract and Refractive Surgery April 22, 2013 10:30 AM ET Executives Barry Caldwell - President and CEO Erik Mertens Analysts Philippe Subrin Presentation Barry Caldwell Good morning....Show More Summary
At last it was time for my cataract surgery. Having had one eye surgery done by a different physician in another New York eye and ear specialty hospital a few months earlier, I knew what to look for and could make comparisons from a patient perspective. As I noted months ago on this blog, I [...]
Cataracts cannot grow back, but after surgery, patients may develop another condition that causes blurred vision.
InSite Vision Announces Positive Phase 3 Results for BromSite ™ (ISV-303) for the Reduction of Inflammation and Pain after Cataract Surgery BromSite Demonstrates Statistical Significance Over Vehicle ALAMEDA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--...Show More Summary
A man claims he was tortured after waking up during eye surgery. The man was having a routine cataract surgery when he claims he woke up and was tortured by medical staff. Hector Alonso, age 69, has filed charges against surgeon Shehab A. Ebrhim for allegedly contributing to his torture after he woke up during [...]Show More Summary
No, haters, he's not blaming his loss to Rory MacDonald on his fuzzy vision. But former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight and Welterweight Champion B.J. Penn is still heading to Salt Lake City, Utah, to put himself under the care of Dr. Show More Summary
Anyone who has undergone eye surgery for removal of cataracts will remember the stark change in their vision on the day following the operation. What...
New research shows that the use of an audio therapy known as binaural beats can significantly reduce patients' anxiety during cataract surgery. The 141-patient study, conducted in Thailand, is the first of its kind in cataract surgery,...Show More Summary
When I learned recently that I would need cataract surgery, I researched New York City hospital ratings from three well-known sponsors: US News & World Report, the federal government’s Hospital Compare and the Leapfrog Group. After writing about what I discovered, I wondered if perhaps a few measures might offer a clue or two about [...]
Eye hospital conducts free surgeries in Anand's honourPTI | Sep 15, 2012, 04.41PM ISTCHENNAI: In an unique honour for five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand, a private eye hospital of the city has conducted 100 cataract operations...Show More Summary
A formerly blind Sumatran orangutan can see her baby twins for the first time after undergoing cataract surgery in the first such operation in Indonesia.
Bausch + Lomb and Technolas Perfect Vision GmbH (München, Germany) received FDA clearance to bring the VICTUS Femtosecond Laser Platform to U.S. ophthalmologists. The VICTUS permits cataract and corneal procedures to be performed onShow More Summary
A study published in the August 1 edition of JAMA reveals that Medicare patients aged 65 years and older who had cataract surgery had a lower risk of hip fracture one year after their eye surgery compared with those who had no cataract surgery. Show More Summary
It stands to reason that better vision could help people lower their risk of falling and breaking a hip. That’s what a new study of more than a million Medicare patients found: those who had surgery to remove vision-impairing cataracts were significantly less likely to suffer hip fractures afterward, particularly those who were older and [...]
Cataract surgery may help prevent disabling hip fractures, a new study finds.
A large US study of older people with a diagnosis of cataract, finds that the risk of hip fracture is lower following cataract surgery, suggesting the vision-improving surgery may reduce the odds of injury-related falls. The study, which...Show More Summary