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PMA Final Decisions for June 2010 by FDA Posted Mon 02 Aug 2010 9:00pm Below are Premarket Approvals (PMA), Product Development Protocols (PDP), Supplement and Notice Decisions. This list is generated on a monthly basis. A PDF document that contains the "Approval letter and Summary of Safety and Effectiveness" is being added to this listing for each PMA. The PMA number will appear as a ... Read on »
Public Workshop - FDA/American Glaucoma Society Workshop on the Validity, Reliability, and Usability of Glaucoma Imaging Devices by FDA Posted Fri 14 Sep 2012 12:00am The topic to be discussed relates to imaging of the posterior segment of the eye (e.g. retinal nerve fiber layer, optic nerve head, ganglion cell layer) using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT, time-domain and spectral-domain), with particular emphasis... Read on »
And it states that it is virtual ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:21pm And it states that it is virtually pain free...FDA approved...visit the website for additional information...BD  Glaucoma is a devastating disease that harms the eye without manifesting early signs or symptoms. Since people can have glaucoma and not even know it, this disorder has been called "the silent thief of sight." Glaucoma is a lead ... Read on »
It's Another Girl! by Sarah Patient Expert Posted Thu 15 Jan 2009 11:47pm Born 16.8.05 - Full Term - 9lb 3oz - It was devastating to hear after our daughter Violet was born, that she had been born with health problems. It was last thing we expected, as we already had a healthy 4½ year old daughter, Emily. I had done all I could possibly do, to have what I thought was a healthy pregnancy, but some things you just have ... Read on »
Femtosecond Lasers Proposed for Use in Cataract Surgery by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 17 Jun 2009 6:34pm As readers of this Journal know, I’ve been actively following developments in the use of femtosecond (FS) lasers. An old friend of mine, Larry Haimovitch, who contributes to Biomedical Business & Technology, just sent me a copy of his ASCRS 2009 report that was included in the June issue of BB&T. It features what he learned about the three compan ... Read on »
Lowering Blood Pressure Naturally Using Lymphatic Drainage Massage and Lymphatic Therapy (electrolymphatic drainage ) by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 04 Jan 2011 7:39am Later this afternoon, I will be working with a new client who is coming in with severely elevated levels of blood pressure and is seeking a way to naturally lower her blood pressure levels. It is most common for individuals to take pharmaceuticals to lower blood pressure but rarely does it have a long term or lasting impact in resolving the ro ... Read on »
WHAT EVERYBODY OUGHT TO KNOW ABOUT GLAUCOMA by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Fri 16 Apr 2010 12:00am Apr 16           Glaucoma is optic nerve damage that leads to progressive, irreversible loss of vision.  It is often, but not always, associated with increased eye pressure. The optic nerve is the main nerve to the eye (located in the back of the eye) that is responsible for tran ... Read on »
Postural Drainage and Chest Physiotherapy by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:27pm From mist tents to vibrating air-filled vests, the world of airway clearance therapy for cystic fibrosis patients has undergone many changes over the last few decades. Their underlying goal is the same: stimulate the lungs to move as much sticky mucus out of the airways as possible. Patients with cystic fibrosis who are old enough to remember ... Read on »
SOLX Titaniam-Sapphire Laser for Treating Glaucoma: A First Report by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 02 Oct 2008 2:01pm On September 18th, Solx Inc., a Boston-based spinout from Boston University's Photonics Center, now based in Waltham, MA, announced that it had received FDA 510(k) clearance for its SOLX 790 Titanium:Sapphire laser to perform laser trabeculoplasty (TLT). The clearance was based on the results of a multicenter, international clinical trial th ... Read on »
Eye Development Error Causes Cataracts, Glaucoma by Posted Mon 04 Apr 2011 3:56pm Researchers have found a common mutation in patients with pediatric cataracts that could broaden our understanding of how the eye develops. A cataract is a clouding of the eye lens—the transparent tissue that focuses light onto the retina at the back of the eye, where images are recorded. The lens is ma ... Read on »