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Ortho-McNeil Neurologics Voluntarily Recalls Two Lots of TOPAMAX® by FDA Posted Thu 14 Apr 2011 3:18pm FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Mark Wolfe 609-730-2621 MWolfe1@its.jnj.com     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 14, 201 ... 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 »
How Sudden Onset Glaucoma Almost Cost Me My Vision. It Could Happen To You by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Sat 31 May 2014 6:07pm By Bob Aronson Recently on my Facebook group, Organ Transplant Initiative (OTI) I wrote about my experience with Acute Glaucoma.  It started with a little headache and by the time I got to the ER had foolishly endured 16 hours of searing hot, constant, ever increasing pain.  I knew I had early stage cataracts but never associated that cond ... Read on »
Management of Atrial septal defect : Device closure lagging behind surgical closure ! by Dr. Sangareddi V. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 12 May 2009 4:00pm Atrial septal defect is one among the commonest congenital heart disease .After years of controversy, there is consensus  now , all significant ASDs  need to be closed ,  at whatever age it is detected. This rule does not apply to small ASDs without chamber  right atrial and right ventricular dilatation. These defects and PFOs need not be ... Read on »
5 Myths About Glaucoma: Test Your Knowledge by CK Wilde Health Maven Posted Wed 10 Mar 2010 11:46am When my mother phoned me to say that she was diagnosed with glaucoma, I wasn’t especially worried. I thought that it was just an eye pressure issue that she could solve with eye drops. No muss, no fuss. When I heard about World Glaucoma Week and World Glaucoma Day, my curiosity got me to read the material on several great websites. ... 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 »
Coco’s Journal #26: The Silent Thief by Coco Patient Expert Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:31pm December 24, 2008 The past two days have been a whirlwind of emotions and hurdles. One moment I thought it would be my last day to see everything, then waking up to the same what I’d seen before the procedure. How did it get to the point where I feared being completely blind in that instant second to being reassured of it for just a lit ... Read on »
Selective Laser Trabeculoplasty (SLT) Technology for Treating Open-Angle Glaucoma to be Featured on the Discovery Channel by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 15 Sep 2010 12:39pm I received the following press release from Lumenis, that it’s SLT technology was going to be featured on the Discovery Channel’s Health Heroes program during the September 24-27, 2010 period. It got me thinking about how I have always been a believer that SLT is a superior first option for treating open-angle glaucoma, and that this announceme ... Read on »
Obesity Seems to Cut Women's Risk of Open-Angle Glaucoma by HealthFinder Posted Mon 14 Feb 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Researchers suspect association may be due to estrogen. MONDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay ... Read on »
World Glaucoma Week, March 7 to 13, 2011 by VidyaSury Facebook Posted Wed 09 Mar 2011 6:33am March 7 to 13 is World Glaucoma Week (some places say it is March 6 - 12 - but no matter!) Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that gradually steal sight without warning. In the early stages of the disease, there may be no symptoms. Experts estimate that half of the people affected by glaucoma may not know they have it. ... Read on »