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Caffeine May Hold Benefits for Millions of Dry Eye Sufferers

Caffeine May Hold Benefits for Millions of Dry Eye Sufferers Caffeine intake can greatly increase the eye's ability to produce tears, according to researchers at University of Tokyo's School of Medicine. This finding could improve treatment for dry eye syndrome, a condition that affects about four million people aged 50 and older in the United States. Read More

Choosing Between Traditional and Custom Lasik

Choosing Between Traditional and Custom Lasik Lasik eyesight-correction surgery, a phenomenal breakthrough when it was first approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration in 1995, has recently been trumped big-time by the innovation known as wavefront Lasik technology, which is some 25 times more precise than its older cousin. The... Read More

2 Vision-Correction Surgeries Equally Effective

2 Vision-Correction Surgeries Equally Effective Two laser eye-surgery techniques offer equal success at re-establishing "perfect" 20/20 vision in people with nearsightedness, a recent study shows. The study, which was a review of six high-quality scientific studies, sought to which surgical approach would be superior in terms of the visio... Read More

Lasik Helps U.S. Retain Pilots, Astronauts

Lasik Helps U.S. Retain Pilots, Astronauts The natural human aging process is in a constant war with the U.S. military and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Aging has always degraded the vision of Air Force pilots, Navy divers and NASA astronauts - and this has made it difficult for the respective services to retain t... Read More

Una Dieta Alta en Azucares Puede Afectar la Vision

Una Dieta Alta en Azucares Puede Afectar la Vision Una dieta alta en azucares y en almidon puede hacer los ojos mas vulnerables con respecto a la Degeneracion Macular Relacionada con la Edad (AMD por sus siglas en ingles), la causa mas comun de perdida de la vista en los Estados Unidos. Read More

Rinoplastia Sin Cirugia

Rinoplastia Sin Cirugia Una rinoplastia sin cirugia? En una reunion reciente de la American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, el Dr. Alexander Rivcin, presento los resultados de un nuevo procedimiento, "la rinoplastia no quirurgica". Este reporte destaca a los 370 pacientes a quienes se les practico este nuevo proc... Read More

Enfermedades de la Vista Aumentan

Enfermedades de la Vista Aumentan La Academia Americana de Oftalmología encuentra que la mayoría de los americanos no tienen conciencia del riego que presentan las enfermedades a la vista asociadas a la edad, según un sondeo hecho a más de 1,200 americanos. La parte de la población m&aacut... Read More

Air Force Allows Pilots With Lasik to Fly

Air Force Allows Pilots With Lasik to Fly For the first time, the US Air Force is allowing aspiring pilots and aircrew members to fly even if they have had LASIK eye surgery. Since 2001, the Air Force has permitted applicants to try for spots as pilots or aircrew members if they have had a corrective eye surgery, known as PRK (photo ... Read More

New Excimer Laser

New Excimer Laser New Excimer Laser Breakthrough Excimer Laser technology is leading to unprecedented results in the field of eye correction. Read More

Health Wrap: November 3rd

Health Wrap: November 3rd Do antidepressants prevent or cause suicide in kids? This is a hotly debated topic, and now, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Columbia Presbyterian report a benefit, not risk. The researchers examined suicide rates of children ages 5-14 in each county of the United Sta... Read More

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