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News on Ophthalmology continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

45 min ago | 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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Related Topix: Medicine

11 hrs ago | 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

12 hrs ago | 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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21 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Medicine

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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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Biotech, Medicine

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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Related Topix: Medicine

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

Medical News Today

Native American ancestry a risk factor for diabetic retinopathy

New research led by the University of Southern California Eye Institute, part of Keck Medicine of USC, shows for the first time that Native American ancestry is a significant risk factor for vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy among Latinos with Type 2 diabetes .

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Related Topix: University of Southern California, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Pop/Rock, The Association, Genetics, Los Angeles County, CA

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Crooks and Liars

Self-Certified Rand Paul Went To Guatemala To Play Doctor While Bashing Obama

After denouncing any immigration from Central American countries, the GOP's self-certified ophthalmologist uses his trip to Guatemala for presidential campaign photo ops.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Medicine, Immigration Reform, Liberal Political News

PR-inside.com

New Market Research Report: Novartis Korea Co., Ltd - Pharmaceuticals ...

The company conducts research and develops new drugs for the companies specializing in pharmaceuticals, generic pharmaceuticals, vaccines, generics , with core competencies and global ophthalmic company Alcon for mergers and acquisitions.

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Medical News Today

Best course of treatment for endophthalmitis identified

The most common cause of endophthalmitis, a potentially blinding condition that can occur after eye trauma, eye surgery, and eye injections, are the well-known staphylococci and streptococci bacterial strains, according to a study published in the August issue of Ophthalmology and based on a review of 25 years of cases at New York Eye and Ear ... (more)

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The Daily Record

Zink, Wooster Eye Center physician, take on retirement

"We got really lucky," Wooster Eye Center ophthalmologist Dr. Harry Zink said. Since the late Dr. George Stitzinger brought him in to take over his practice 391a 2 years ago, Zink said things have just seemed to fall into place.

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Related Topix: Wooster, OH, Medicine

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Review of Ophthalmology

Ophthalmic Technician

Georgia Eye Partners is a dynamic and growing group practice of ophthalmologists and optometrists dedicated to providing our patients the highest quality of care.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Optometry

New York Daily News

Look at this different surgery for cataracts

August is National Cataract Awareness Month, so now's a good time to look at what's still considered an alternative surgical procedure.

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Related Topix: Medicine, New York University

BroadwayWorld.com

E-Book Featuring Dr. Mildred M. G. Olivier to be Released by Outlier Series Author

Outliers Publishing announced the upcoming short e-Book to be released with extended exclusive interview content from one of the exceptional women featured in the series' next book, Ingredients of Outliers: Women Game Changers .

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Newswise

Mount Sinai Health System Experts Share Tips on Preventing Harmful Sun Exposure While Watching Tennis

A day spent outdoors watching tennis without proper protection can cause sunburn to both your skin and eyes.

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Related Topix: Skin Cancer, Medicine, Dermatology, Plastic Surgery

South China Morning Post

Eye checks can detect diseases in early stages

Eyes are often said to be "the windows to the soul". But little do people know that they are also the windows to your health.

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Related Topix: Optometry, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Newswise

The Gift of Sight - Rand Paul Joins University of Utah Moran Eye...

Bernardo Reyes didn't mind the long, winding bus ride that brought him from the remote hills of his 20-person village to a small clinic with one operating room in Salama, Guatemala.

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Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, US Politics, University of Utah, Guatemala, Medicine

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