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

Role of iStent in Glaucoma Surgery

A new device 'iStent' (a tiny L-shaped tube about one millimetre long) is used in modern glaucoma surgeries. It ensures the patency of the channel which is surgically created to facilitate outflow of aqueous from the eye in order to keep the intraocular pressure in the normal range. It is now increasingly being used by glaucoma surgeons all over the world with good surgical results. As the name suggests, the iStent injection involves the surgical [...]

2016-11-06T12:25:15+00:00 July 23rd, 2016|Technology, Treatment|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