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Statins can help prevent eye problems related to diabetes

A new study suggests that diabetic patients who take statins to treat high cholesterol may gain an added benefit: a lower risk of retinal damage. The researchers found that diabetic patients taking statins were 14% less likely to develop retinopathy… Continue Reading →

Woman Accidentally Prescribed an Erectile Dysfunction Cream for an Eye Condition

The woman was prescribed and distributed the cream for erectile dysfunction, Vitaros, in place of the eye ointment, VitA-POS, according to a article in the BMJ Case Reports. Dr. Magdalena Edington and her colleagues from the Tennent Institute of Ophthalmology… Continue Reading →

Erectile dysfunction cream for dry eye? Woman suffers chemical injury following mix of prescription medications

The woman allegedly suffered a slight chemical eye injury as a result of this confusion. (IStock) A woman from Glasgow, Scotland, hoping to cure her dry eyes, mistakenly received a prescription erectile dysfunction cream instead, according to a recent case… Continue Reading →

Erectile dysfunction cream for dry eye? A woman suffers chemical damage as a result of an error in her prescription • foxnews.com

The woman allegedly suffered a slight chemical eye injury as a result of this confusion. (IStock) A woman from Glasgow, Scotland, hoping to cure her dry eyes, was instead given a prescription for an erectile dysfunction cream, according to a… Continue Reading →

FDA approves new eye tracking test to detect concussions

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will license EyeBOX (Oculogica), the first non-invasive, non-invasive test to diagnose a concussion. The company plans to market the device for use in children 5 years and older and adults under 67, starting… Continue Reading →

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