Ophthalmic Equipment Market to Grow and Expand Rapidly

USA, Canada, Europe, India and China are the biggest markets for the ophthalmic equipment and devices. With rapidly changing technology, ophthalmology practice will see significant growth in the coming years. Global ophthalmology device market has emerged as one of the growing segments in medical devices market, due to increased demand of ophthalmology devices for treatment of eye diseases. Moreover, increasing prevalence of eye disorders, aging population, increasing government investment towards research activities and technical advancements [...]

2017-01-18T14:19:17+00:00 January 18th, 2017|Equipment, Technology|0 Comments

Age-related Macular Degeneration in a Nutshell

A common cause of visual impairment in the developed countries, age-related macular degeneration or AMD, as the name suggests, is caused by ageing primarily. There are however some factors which contribute to early and more severe manifestations. The following infographic describes those risk factors and shows how you can reduce the risk of AMD. [Image by National Eye Institute/ CC BY 2.0]

5 Useful Tips To Prevent or Delay Age-related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a common cause of visual impairment and blindness, especially in the developed countries. It is found in old age-group with gradual and painless loss of vision. The central part of the retina, which is called as macula, degenerates because of various genetic and environmental factors. Here are a few things you can do to prevent or slow down the progression of AMD: Seniors are at heightened risk for age-related macular [...]

2016-11-06T15:48:57+00:00 June 27th, 2016|Diseases & Conditions, Prevention|1 Comment

Conjunctival Autograft Prevents Recurrence of Pterygium

Pterygium is a degenerative fibrovascular growth which originates from the conjunctiva (the membrane on the white part of the eye) and encroaches the cornea (the transparent tissue at the front of the eye). In the early stages, it can cause astigmatism. As it grows further, it can even cause blindness if not treated timely. Surgery is the only option to get rid of pterygium. It is known for recurrence if the surgical technique is not good. [...]

2016-11-07T21:49:04+00:00 June 21st, 2016|Diseases & Conditions, From the Web|0 Comments