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11 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Six gene variations linked to glaucoma risk

Eye check: Early diagnosis of glaucoma is crucial because, if treated early enough, damage to vision can be prevented Scientists have identified six genetic variants associated with the eye condition glaucoma in people from around the world including Australia.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Australia, Oceania, World News, Biology, Science,

Yesterday | Jamaica Observer

Eye doctor not registered? You might not get insurance to pay for your glasses

I am writing to you on behalf of my wife. On June 4, 2014, I accompanied my wife to an ophthalmologist in Portmore to have her eyes checked.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Optometry

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Kevin, M.D.

An American doctor's experience with the NHS

You know it's going to be one of those days when one of the first tweets on vacation inquires about the closest hospital.

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Channelnewsasia.com

Prominent eye surgeon Arthur Lim dies

Arthur Lim, who played a key role in developing quality eye care, education and research in Singapore, died on Saturday at the age of 80. SINGAPORE: Prominent eye surgeon Arthur Lim died on Saturday at the age of 80. He played a key role in developing quality eye care, education and research in Singapore, with far-reaching contributions to the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Indonesia, World News, Medicine

Pravda

Excess salt impairs vision

Overconsumption of salt in Brazil increases risk of cataracts and damage to the retina.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Noozhawk

Sansum Clinic Celebrates Opening of Foothill Road Medical, Surgical Center

The last time Sansum Clinic built a new facility, its clinic on Pueblo Street, it was 1976 and the first Rocky movie was in theaters, Don Sutton was pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers and televisions had external antennas.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Back-to-school can be a real eye-opener, so be careful

There is so much back-to-school advice out there, it makes me wonder how we did it back in the day.

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Sys-Con Media

iCo Therapeutics Announces Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

Poster presentation by research collaborators at the Association of Research and Ophthalmology 2014 Annual Meeting titled "Demographics and Baseline Characteristics of the iDEAL Study: A Randomized, Multi-center, Phase II Study of the safety, Tolerability, and Bioactivity of Repeated Intravitreal Injections of iCO-007 as Monotherapy or in ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

GlobeNewswire

Nicox signs exclusive distribution agreement with Nitto Medic for AdenoPlus(r) in Japan

Nicox S.A. , the international ophthalmic company, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with Nitto Medic, a leading Japanese ophthalmic company, for the distribution in Japan of AdenoPlus , a diagnostic test that aids in the differential diagnosis of acute conjunctivitis.

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Related Topix: NicOx, Medicine, Conjunctivitis, Health, World News, Japan,

Beckers ASC Review

Dr. Bridget Sundell officially opens Northwoods Surgery Center in Minnesota

Board-certified ophthalmologist Bridget Sundell, MD, and Fairview Range in Hibbing broke ground on the Northwoods Surgery Center in Virginia, Minn., in September 2013.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Virginia, MN

Hispanic Business

Annidis Corporation Reports 2014 Second Quarter Results

The Annidis RHA instruments, which are based on Multi-Spectral Imaging , assists eye-care professionals in screening, diagnosing and managing ocular diseases by allowing them to view non-invasively the deepest layers of the eye.

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Related Topix: Rhodia, Chemicals, Sales, Marketing, Medicine

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Concord Monitor

Seeing is everything: Falcon eye surgery

Cataract surgery for humans is fairly routine and in the world of veterinary ophthalmology, the same surgery is often performed on dogs.

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CBS News

Who's most at risk for color blindness

Zachary Lehr has trouble distinguishing some colors. The 6-year-old has a mild form of color blindness, a condition that affects 5 to 10 percent of the U.S. population, according to National Institutes of Health.

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Related Topix: Color Blindness, Health, Medicine, Genetics

Newswise

Ophthalmology Researcher Named Chair of NIH Study Section

A professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in the University of Louisville School of Medicine has been named chair of a panel that reviews research grant applications, helping determine which are worthy for support from the National Institutes of Health.

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CiteULike

Feedback of final year ophthalmology postgraduates about their...

This study documents a survey of final-year ophthalmology postgraduate students on the subject of their residency training.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

BioSpace

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation To Participate In Emerging...

Applied Genetic Technologies Corporation , a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing adeno-associated virus -based gene therapy products for the treatment of rare eye diseases, today announced that Sue Washer, President and CEO will participate at the Citi 9th Annual Biotech Conference on Thursday, September 4th in a panel discussion ... (more)

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Review of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Technician

Provides primary ophthalmic care to patients acting as an assistant to physicians in the Department of Ophthalmology.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Iol.co.za

How to protect your vision as you age

Our eyes provide us with a window on the world, but that window gets a little foggy and fragile as we age.

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Related Topix: Macular Degeneration, Health, Medicine

Hunts Post

Hinchingbrooke Hospital unit nominated for award

Its macular service has been shortlisted in the 'Clinical service of the year' category of the Macular Society's Awards for Excellence.

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Related Topix: Health, Macular Degeneration

Medical News Today

DNA test for congenital cataracts leads to faster, more accurate...

Researchers in the United Kingdom have demonstrated that advanced DNA testing for congenital cataracts can quickly and accurately diagnose a number of rare diseases marked by childhood blindness, according to a study published online in Ophthalmology , the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Medicine, Genetics, Health

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