Cyclosporine Eye Drop Uses and Side Effects (Is It Safe?)

cyclosporine eye drop uses and side effects

Cyclosporine (Restasis) is a popular medication for treating the problem of dry eyes. It is a trusted drug because of its extreme efficiency and high success rate. Cyclosporine is an immunosuppressive drug. The drug works by preventing the immune system from attacking the ocular tissues. The drug has been used to treat various eye conditions, … Read more

Does Bariatric Surgery Help Diabetic Retinopathy?

Does Bariatric Surgery Help Diabetic Retinopathy

Results from the STAMPEDE trial indicate that two years after bariatric surgery for patients with type 2 diabetes, there has been no change in diabetic retinopathy. Therefore, regular eye exams are still important. So say investigators presenting at last month’s American Diabetes Association Scientific Sessions. “I wasn’t sure what gastric bypass would do to diabetic … Read more

How Long Can Cataract Surgery Be Postponed

How long can cataract surgery be postponed

For how long can cataract surgery be postponed? The answer is – it depends! There are multiple factors which will help you decide if you can delay the surgery. If your surgeon has diagnosed you with cataract, there is simply one treatment for it and that is surgery. Cataract is not a disease. It happens with … Read more

Retina Laser Treatment for Prevention of Retinal Detachment

retina laser treatment

You have come to the right place if you want to know about retina laser treatment for ‘prevention’ of retinal detachment. High risk eyes are candidates for preventive treatment. Retina Laser Treatment is highly effective in preventing retinal detachment in high-risk eyes. Eyes known to have a substantial risk for retinal detachment include the fellow … Read more

Read This before Using Brimonidine Tartrate Eye Drops

Brimonidine Tartrate Eye Drops

Brimonidine Tartrate (brand name Alphagan) is extremely useful medication to control high eye pressure in glaucoma and ocular hypertension. High pressure in eyes due to fluid can cause damage to optic nerves. Damage to nerves causes various eye problems like low vision, pain, and in some cases people lose vision completely. To overcome it is … Read more

What Is Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution?

What Is Timolol Maleate Ophthalmic Solution

Timolol belongs to a group of drugs called beta-blockers. Timolol is an eye medication used to treat glaucoma (high pressure in the eye) alone or with other medications. Timolol Maleate ophthalmic solution is a non-selective ß-blocking agent and blocks both ß1 and ß 2 adrenergic receptors. Timolol (Maleate) is similar in action but more powerful … Read more