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Nov 4

Anti-depressant Medications and Cataract Development Linked Says Researchers

A Canadian study has linked the development of cataracts with the class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Researchers from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, and McGill University, based their study on data from more than 200,000 Quebec residents age 65 and older. Published in the scientific […]

Nov 2

The iStent May Revolutionize the Treatment of Open-Angle Glaucoma

A new device produced by Glaukos is designed to be a minimally invasive treatment for mild to moderate primary open-angle glaucoma. Preliminary studies are looking very promising for this device. All eyes in the study had intraocular pressures (IOPs) of 18 – 30 mm Hg with one medication or 22 – 38 mm Hg after […]