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Eye surgery, also known as ocular surgery, is surgery performed on the eye or its adnexa, typically by an ophthalmologist.

Genome surgery to prevent blindness

Genome surgery to prevent blindness

John Doe 15/03/2017 0
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects a site at the back of the eye, called the macula, on the retina. It causes vision to become blurred, distorted and a black spot appears in the center of the eyesight.   It is estimated that almost one in every ten people over 65 has some signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and its prevalence is likely to increase as a consequence of the aging population. AMD is a form of blindness, common in Caucasians, which causes distorted vision and blind spots. Scientists at the Center for Genome Engineering, within the Institute for Basic Sc...
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Refractive Eye Surgery

Refractive Eye Surgery

Dr. Carolina Navarrete 09/02/2016 0
It is any eye surgery used to improve the refractive state of the eye and decrease or eliminate dependency on glasses or contact lenses. This can include various methods of surgical remodeling of thecornea or cataract surgery. The most common methods today use excimer lasers to reshape the curvature of the cornea. Successful refractive eye surgery can reduce or cure common vision disorders such as myopia,hyperopia and astigmatism, as well as degenerative disorders like keratoconus. The doctors at Grande Prairie Eye Care Clinic have extensive experience in the pre-operative evaluation and po...
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