Age of surgeon does not affect cataract surgery outcome

Should a patient undergoing cataract surgery be concerned if the ophthalmologist performing surgery is advanced in years? Researchers poured over almost 500,000 cataract operations performed in Ontario, Canada between 2009 and 2013 to try and determine if older surgeons performing cataract surgery were linked to a higher incidence of adverse post-operative complications. The cases that […]

Super Lutein 444 Formula awarded U.S. Trademark

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted official Trademark status for SUPER LUTEIN 444 FORMULA┬«, VisiVite’s convenient and unique supplement for eye health. VisiVite Super Lutein 444 Formula is a highly purified extract of nature’s marigold flowers PROVIDING A WHOPPING 44 MG LUTEIN AND 4 MG ZEAXANTHIN in just 1 vegetarian capsule per […]

Clinical study to begin for post-op cataract injection

Imprimis Pharmaceuticals will being a clinical study in Canada to test the safety and efficacy of their Dropless TriMoxi. The study will enroll 200 bilateral cataract surgery patients to compare the Dropless TriMoxi to traditional eye drop therapy. The Dropless Therapy┬« is a compounded antibiotic and steroid formulation that is available in a single, injectable […]

Survey Says…Trust is #1 Reason People Buy VisiVite

Of the more than 300 responses in a recent survey, “Trust in Company” was the most important reason that customers buy VisiVite Eye Vitamins for their eye health. The rest of the list would make any supplement manufacturer so proud they would blush: Wide Choice in Eye Formulas, Natural Ingredients, Vegetarian, GMO-Free, Soy-Free, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, […]

Eye surgeons protest new No Anesthesia Rule

Anthem Inc., the umbrella company for Empire BlueCross BlueShield, is implementing a new rule that eliminates coverage for nurse anesthetists and anesthesiologists during routine cataract surgery. This new rule means that eye surgeons have to sedate the patients, perform the surgery and monitor their vital signs. While Anthem states that the new policy was based […]

New drug approved by FDA for post-cataract surgery treatment

Elderly patients who undergo cataract surgery will now have the option of receiving a single injection of Dexycu immediately following surgery. Dexycu was approved by the Food and Drug Administration as a treatment for inflammation associated with cataract surgery. Currently, post-operative treatment consists of burdensome self-administration of medicated eyedrops multiple times a day over several […]

2 Steps to Protect Yourself against Blue Light

The blue light in computer, tablet, and cell phone displays as well as LED and Compact Fluorescent lights can not only strain your vision, it can be harmful to your retina. Between the invisible wavelengths of ultraviolet and infrared light, there is the rainbow of visible light. Most light is safe for the eyes, but […]

Help for Night Vision Difficulties

VisiVite, a world leader in the natural channel for eye vitamins, has struck a chord with its new eye vitamin formula, VisiVite NightSight. New night vision ocular nutritional formula proves popular with people ages 30-80. Night vision difficulties are universal, not only affecting older adults, but commonly in people as young as 30 years old. […]

Cataract surgery linked to lower risk of early death

Cataract surgery might have the added benefit of reducing the risk of an early death for older women. Researchers recently reviewed data on over 74,000 women with cataracts including over 41,000 who had cataract surgery. The average of the women in the study was 71 years and the women were a part of the Women’s […]

Dr. Paul Krawitz performs Laser-Assisted Cataract Surgery

Dr. Paul Krawitz is a nationally-renowned, expert cataract and glaucoma ophthalmic surgeon. He performs laser-assisted cataract surgery.