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  1. Non-invasive glaucoma therapy by Iridex

    Online Articles

    Wed, 16 May 2012

    a new non-invasive, in-office glaucoma procedure based on its proprietary MicroPulse(TM) technology. The glaucoma therapy, called MicroPulse Laser ..... lowering the intra-ocular pressure of a glaucoma patient without thermal damage. MicroPulse

  2. Glaucoma laser from Quantel Medical cleared by FDA

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    Mon, 2 Sep 2013

    received FDA approval for its Solutis glaucoma laser. The approval follows the expiration ..... reducing intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma patients. The noninvasive procedure delivers ..... compliance issues commonly linked to glaucoma drugs. The Solutis laser's design

  1. Followup of glaucoma trials shows laser treatment safe and effective

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    Wed, 13 May 2009

    trials in Mexico and India investigating glaucoma treatment. The company's OT134 carbon ..... clinical studies, place IOPtima's system for glaucoma treatment in the first line of accepted glaucoma treatments," said IOPtima CEO Dr. Joshua

  2. Iridex offers MicroPulse therapy for glaucoma

    Online Articles

    Tue, 1 May 2012

    introduced a non-invasive, in-office glaucoma procedure based on its MicroPulse technology ..... sparing repeatable therapies for both glaucoma and retinal diseases. MLT produces laser ..... lowering the intra-ocular pressure of a glaucoma patient without thermal damage. Copyright

  3. Study uses OCT to link iris thickness to angle-closure and primary angle-closure glaucoma

    Online Articles

    Wed, 29 Dec 2010

    with angle-closure and progression to glaucoma , according to a large study in Singapore ..... and thickness, and primary open angle glaucoma . All of the patients involved in the study ..... comprised 50 patients with primary acute glaucoma , 73 patients with primary angle closure

  4. Deformable-mirror MEMS improve glaucoma research

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    Wed, 12 Oct 2011

    Boston Micromachines Corporation (BMC; Cambridge, MA) in glaucoma research. The mirror package, with 140 actuators and low inter ..... research goal is to determine earlier structural markers for glaucoma at the site of initial damage in the optic nerve head, explained

  5. Eye test that pairs two in vivo imaging methods may detect Parkinson's earlier

    Online Articles

    Fri, 19 Aug 2016

    treatment. The technique has already been tested in humans for glaucoma and trials are due to start soon for Alzheimer's disease ..... experimental model, Professor Francesca Cordeiro, UCL Professor of Glaucoma & Retinal Neurodegeneration Studies, and her team treated

  6. Optical elastography method targets corneal disease, with implications for other eye diseases

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    Thu, 23 Jun 2016

    corneal disease and other eye diseases like glaucoma . Related: Microscopy method could offer ..... than the test commonly used to diagnose glaucoma ) to capture very small changes in the ..... key to developing better treatments for glaucoma , and to the eye's lens, which will

  7. Tiny OCT retinal scanner could diagnose blindness early

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    Fri, 10 Jun 2016

    will reduce costs, and is maintenance-free, allowing early diagnosis of retinal diseases like diabetic retinopathy and glaucoma at the point of care . The OCTChip device will work via Bluetooth on a smartphone or tablet, enabling improved healthcare

  8. OPTICAL COHERENCE TOMOGRAPHY/OPHTHALMOLOGY: Intra-operative OCT improves ophthalmic surgery

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    Thu, 4 Dec 2014

    Optovue's SD-OCT-based iVue offers complete retina, glaucoma (including ganglion cell complex analysis), and anterior segment ..... corneal transplantation (including lamellar keratoplasties), glaucoma surgery, cataract surgery, and retinal surgery (e.g

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