Posts From June, 2018

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Millions of people are diagnosed with cataracts each year.  If left untreated, cataracts worsen over time and interfere with daily activities, such as driving and reading. Cataract surgery is a relatively quick, same-day procedure that Cincinnati Eye Institute ophthalmologists perform at its three surgery centers for patients’ convenience. The surgery takes only about 20-30 minutes.… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 8 2018
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CEI’s Dr. Holland quoted in article linking screen time and dry eye disease

Dr. Edward Holland, director of cornea services at Cincinnati Eye Institute, was recently quoted about a new educational initiative linking dry eye with screen time. The new initiative, with data by Shire, a global biotechnology company, prioritizes eye health and encouraging people to use their screens–smartphones, tablets, computers, etc.–responsibly. A study highlights statistics including nearly… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 6 2018
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New tools in the fight against diabetic blindness

Estimates are that 600 million people will have some sort of diabetic retinopathy by 2040. Previously, no good animal models existed that scientists could use to study the disease, its diagnosis or potential treatments. Now, scientists have employed a mouse model exhibiting diabetic retinopathy symptoms that could lead to future translational research studies. Read more… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jun 4 2018
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