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Regained Eyesight After 20 Years

Brooklyn Man Regains Eyesight After Being Blind For Nearly 20 Years December 3, 2016 Kevin Coughlin who was blind for nearly 20 years regained his eyesight, without the help of doctors or medicine. For years, he needed his guide dog to help him around. But now, Coughlin is, as he puts it, “un-blinded.” The thick …

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Tips for Healthier Eyes

1. Take a 20-Second Computer Break. Staring at a computer (or any digital screen) won’t hurt your eyes, but it can make them feel tired and dry. Surprisingly, we blink about half as often when we’re looking at a screen. Follow the 20/20/20 rule: Every 20 minutes, look at least 20 feet away for at …

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Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

Drug Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye DiseaseGovernment-funded study finds injected medicine beats laser therapyNov. 13, 2015 (HealthDay News)The injected drug Lucentis (ranibizumab) appears highly effective at treating proliferative diabetic retinopathy, a common diabetes-related eye disease, new research shows.Investigators say the drug beat a standard treatment, laser therapy.The findings, “provide crucial evidence for a safe and …

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