Ophthalmology

Popular eye vitamins have misleading claims, researchers say

Ophthalmologic researchers have said claims around popular eye vitamins, such as nutritional supplements for age-related macular degeneration, are not supported by scientific evidence.

New diabetes screening device used in clinical trial

New diabetes screening device used in clinical trial

More than 400 diabetic patients have been evaluated using the RETeval® a handheld diabetic retinopathy screening device.

Cheaper macular degeneration treatment may be as effective

The cancer drug Avastin could be as effective as the more expensive Lucentis at improving the vision of seniors with macular degeneration, according to a report from The New York Times.