How Common Are Subconjunctival Hemorrhages in Newborns and Infants?
Discussion Newborn infants should have their eye red reflexes examined looking for signs of congenital cataract, retinoblastoma and other ophthalmological problems. This can be complicated by lid edema from birth, and also antibiotic prophylaxis for gonorrhea that may have been applied to the eyes. Sometimes the physician only gets a brief look at the red reflexes. Therefore serial exams over the first days to weeks of life are important. Trauma and infection are most common in infants and young children, but causes of subconjunctival hemorrhage (SCH) include: Trauma Direct to globe and orbit Inadvertent – rubbin...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 20, 2024 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Startup that aims to revolutionize cataract surgery raises $17.5M
Adaptilens is developing an intraocular lens that the company says mimics the way the natural eye functions. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - April 29, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Isabel Tehan Source Type: news

Cataract Surgery Tricky for Those With Past Radial Keratotomy
The surgery, known as RK, was considered a successful tool for correcting vision. But in recent years, many of these patients who went on to have cataract surgery are having major post-surgery complications. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - April 25, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warburg Pincus acquires Chennai's Appasamy Associates
PSN Appasamy's Appasamy Associates, a key player in Indian ophthalmic market, focuses on affordable equipment and cataract surgeries. Warburg Pincus's investment reinforces growth potential in the sector. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - April 10, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What to know before — and after — cataract surgery
Serious complications, such as postoperative infection, bleeding in the eye or a postoperative retinal detachment, are rare. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - March 17, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Allan Steigleman, Elizabeth M. Hofmeister Source Type: news

Out of sight: understanding the hidden impact of cataract outsourcing on NHS finances
This report finds that, over the past four years, there has a been a significant increase in the number of NHS funded cataract operations in England which have been provided by private for-profit companies. This briefing note analyses the impact of this development on the finances of the NHS. It examines the percentage of the NHS budget on cataract provision which is being spent in the for-profit private sector and how this has changed over time. It also looks at changes in the percentage of the overall NHS ophthalmology budget which is being spent on cataract provision and the impact on the resources available for other t...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 13, 2024 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: NHS finance Source Type: news

Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute, Inc., P.C. NOTICE OF DATA EVENT
CHEHALIS, Wash., March 1, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute, Inc., P.C. ("Pacific Cataract and Laser") is providing notice of a recent data privacy event that may have affected the personal and protected health information related to certain individuals. At this... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - March 1, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ontario documents show patient complaints over cataract billings
As Ontario prepares to expand the number of private clinics that perform publicly funded cataract surgeries, documents show those procedures form one of the most common complaints the province receives from patients about unfair billing practices. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 21, 2024 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

Eritrea: 'Himalayan Cataract Project' Conducts Eye Surgeries in Asmara
[Shabait] Asmara, 15 February 2024- The 'Himalayan Cataract Project' team of ophthalmologists successfully conducted a series of cataract surgeries at Berhan Aini Hospital in Asmara on 12 February. This medical initiative resulted in 700 patients receiving cataract surgery and an additional 10 patients being fitted with intraocular lenses. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 15, 2024 Category: African Health Tags: East Africa Eritrea Health and Medicine Source Type: news

American Vision Partners Now Offering the Light Adjustable Lens, Customized Vision after Cataract Surgery
Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, an American Vision Partners affiliate, is now offering the Light Adjustable Lens™ from RX Sight, a new intraocular lens that provides the opportunity to adjust and customize vision after cataract surgery. PHOENIX, Feb. 8, 2024 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --... (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - February 8, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: PDT Source Type: news

Traumatic cataract induced by improper use of a percussion massage gun - Garza Reyes A, Ahmad NUS, Field MG, Skiles S, Oetting TA.
We describe a case of traumatic cataract after improper use of a percussion massage gun over the periorbital area. OBSERVATIONS: A 38-year-old female with a history of high myopia and fibromyalgia presented to the emergency department with pai... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 26, 2024 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Insights On Aging Eyes
As we age, our vision changes. Common changes include trouble seeing up close, cataract development, and difficulty distinguishing colors. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 21, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & standard Source Type: news

How To Protect Your Aging Eyes
As we age, our vision changes. Common changes include trouble seeing up close, cataract development, and difficulty distinguishing colors. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 21, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & standard Source Type: news

Safeguarding The Senses: The Importance Of Early Treatment For Pediatric Cataracts
Several treatment options are available for pediatric cataracts, including some innovative treatments currently undergoing clinical trials. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 13, 2024 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: William A. Haseltine, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation business pharma & standard Source Type: news

Trio of Eye Diseases Linked to Falls, Fractures in Older Adults
(MedPage Today) -- Older adults with cataracts, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and glaucoma are all more likely to have falls or fractures compared with those without these eye diseases, a population-based cohort study suggested. While... (Source: MedPage Today Primary Care)
Source: MedPage Today Primary Care - January 1, 2024 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news