Avastin Improves Radiation Retinopathy

Patients with radiation retinopathy who were destined to go blind can now keep their vision longer through localized treatments of Avastin.  A study released in th June 2007 Archives of Ophthalmology … [Read more...]

Conjunctivitis or Pinkeye

Pinkeye or conjunctivitis is one of the most common eye conditions experienced in children and in many adults.  It is an eye condition that causes redness and itching in the infected eye.  It may also … [Read more...]

Cholesterol, High Blood Pressure Increases Risk of Eye Disease

High blood pressure and high cholesterol not only increase a persons risk of heart disease and stroke, there is also evidence that this leads to increase one's risk for retinal vein occlusion, a … [Read more...]

Gene Therapy May Lead to Cure for Macular Degeneration

With the discovery of a gene therapy that increases light sensitivity and improves vision in patients who were virtually blind.  Will this gene therapy could lead to a cure for blindness and a cure … [Read more...]

Diabetic Retinopathy May Predict Heart Failure

Research has shown that diabetic retinopathy may predict an increase risk of heart failure. People with diabetes commonly suffer from an eye condition known as retinopathy.  In people suffering … [Read more...]