Posts Tagged ‘Ophthalmology’

Study Compares Drugs for Common Diabetic Eye Disease

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March 3, 2016

MONDAY, Feb. 29, 2016 People with diabetes are at risk for blurred vision or even a loss of vision from a condition called macular edema. Three drugs for the disease -- Avastin, Eylea and Lucentis vary widely in price, but new research suggests all work equally well for patients with mild vision loss. However, when...  read more


Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration

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February 10, 2016

News from Healthier Living THURSDAY, Feb. 4, 2016 High doses of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs -- medicines such as Lipitor, Crestor and Zocor -- may help people with a common eye disease called macular degeneration, a small study suggests. In the early stage clinical trial, a team from Harvard Medical School assessed the effects of statin...  read more


Glaucoma Awareness Month

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January 5, 2016

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month More than 2.2 million Americans age 40 and older suffer from glaucoma. Nearly half don’t know they have the disease. Glaucoma causes no early symptoms. For more information and to understand glaucoma and its effect on your sight, visit us at; https://www.fromereye.com/services/glaucoma


Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease

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November 23, 2015

Drug Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease Government-funded study finds injected medicine beats laser therapy Nov. 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...  read more


Back to School Eye Examinations Are Critical to Children’s Performance in School

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August 5, 2015

When you check off items on your “Back-To- School” checklist, don’t forget to make an eye examination appointment for your child. August is National Children’s Vision Month which is a perfect time to schedule an appointment with your eye doctor. Having good vision is critical in learning. Children are not always able to recognize the...  read more


Contact lenses alter bacteria in the eye

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June 4, 2015

Wearing contact lenses may change the community of bacteria living in your eyes, according to a small new study. In the study, the surface of the eye in the people who wore contact lenses had triple the proportion of certain bacteria species, on average, compared with the people in the study who did not wear...  read more


Cataract Awareness Month

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June 2, 2015

June is cataract awareness month. Cataract is clouding of the natural lens of the eye. More than 20 million Americans over the age of 40 have cataracts, and it is the most common cause of preventable blindness in the world. Cataracts do not hurt and they grow as time progresses. This growth is usually caused by...  read more


Castle Connolly's Top Doctors

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May 18, 2015

We are proud to announce that Dr. Susan Fromer and Dr. Mark Fromer have been recognized among Castle Connolly's Top Doctors in Ophthalmology. When it comes to medical care, excellence and expertise are crucially important. Top Doctor Listings were selected after peer nomination, extensive research and careful review and screening. Doctors do not and cannot...  read more