Archive for April, 2010

Cholesterol medicine not only lowers cholesterol but helps prevent cataracts. As read in the April 2010 issue of Ophthalmology Times… “According to an article in the February 2010 issue of the journal Annals of Epidemiology, a decade-long study of 180,000 patients showed that taking statins lowers the risk of cataract. Men in the age range […]

According to the May 2010 Issue of Reader’s Digest, page 84, “….(Bionic eyeballs)….are really a symbol of hope for millions of people with retinal disease and age-related macular degeneration, two major causes of blindness. The invention works like this: A tiny camera, attached to a pair of glasses worn by the patient, gathers images much as […]

Urologist License Plate: CME2P Ophthalmologist License Plate: CMEB4UP The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS), and the American Optometric Association (AOA) have joined forces to educate to all prescribers of Flomax of the increased incidence of complications with cataract surgery in patients previously or currently treated with Flomax-like […]