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

How to Measure Your Pupillary Distance for Your Glasses

All of us have different distances between the two eyes. The distance between the centers of pupils of both eyes is called as pupillary distance (PD) or inter-pupillary distance (IPD). This distance is important when you want to use glasses for sight. The power of the lens in the glasses is not equally distributed. It is usually more in the center and lesser in the periphery of the lens. Therefore, the alignment of the center of [...]

2016-11-06T14:57:51+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Apps, Glasses and Lenses, Resources|0 Comments

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

Samsung Patents Contact Lenses With a Tiny Built-in Camera

The future has already arrived. With miniaturisation of electronic circuits and devices, we don't know what possibilities these tech-giants have in store for us. Google, Sony and Samsung have been working on contact lenses with incredible features which will transform our lives in the near future. Samsung has been granted a patent in South Korea for smart contact lenses intended for augmented reality content.The lenses are equipped with a built-in camera and sensors that can [...]

2016-11-07T22:01:32+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Glasses and Lenses, News and Events|1 Comment