Rumors have been swirling that internet giant, Google is developing a prototype of digital goggles that would be Android-based with a small screen that would stream information in real time. Google, however, is mum about any possible project. The rumors have still managed to spark debate amongst optometrists on whether such glasses would be safe […]
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Doctors and hospitals around the country are being put on alert that a counterfeit version of Avastin has been found in the United States.
Recent findings have shown that a diet high in omega-3 fatty acids combined with vitamin A supplementation may slow vision loss for patients with retinitis pigmentosa.
Throughout the past four decades, China has emerged from national isolation to become one of the world’s leaders in ophthalmic care.
With Lasik, surgeons have commoditized themselves to such a degree that patients don’t even remember our names.
A few weeks ago, I had a patient who was telling me that he heard about these new contact lenses that were able to deliver a steady stream of medication to the person wearing them. I know eye drops are a huge problem for many of our patients. It can be extremely difficult to put […]
Researchers at the Philadelphia Children’s Hospital and the University of Philadelphia have reported that three patients who underwent gene therapy have seen a dramatic improvement in their vision.