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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

Cirugia Bariatrica Puede Reducir el Riesgo de Muerte

Cirugia Bariatrica Puede Reducir el Riesgo de Muerte La obesidad sigue en alza, al igual que los riesgos atados a ella tales como la diabetes, presión sanguínea alta, enfermedades cardiovasculares, y apnea del sueño. Aunque alguna vez fue considera un procedimiento riesgoso y poco común, hoy en día se está convirtiendo en una opción común para ... Read More

Eye Diseases Are Rising Amongst the Elderly, But Few See Risk

Eye Diseases Are Rising Amongst the Elderly, But Few See Risk The American Academy of Opthalmology finds that most Americans are unaware of the risks presented by age-related eye diseases, according to a health survey of 1,200 Americans. The populations most at risk for age related retinal diseases such as cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and ... Read More

High Sugar Diet May Effect Eyesight

High Sugar Diet May Effect Eyesight A diet high in sugar and starch may make the eyes more vulnerable to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common cause of vision loss in the US. A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tracked dietary information from over 4,000 participants aged 55-80 or 8,0000 ... 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

Inhaled Insulin Marketing Failure

Inhaled Insulin Marketing Failure According to the American Diabetes Association, 16% of the 14.6 million people diagnosed with diabetes need daily doses of insulin. That used to mean a series of daily shots, but now some patients have an inhalable option to make the process a little easier. But why aren't more diabetics brea... Read More

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