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Corneal Inlays – the New Solution for Presbyopia

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Affecting over two billion people worldwide, presbyopia is extremely common in people over 40. Ageing affects the flexibility and thickness of the natural lens of the eye, so as the lens hardens, when looking at close objects, the eye has difficulty focusing light on the retina. As the eye begins focusing light behind the retina, close-up vision becomes blurry. Read More →

New WHO Report: Tobacco Takes Away $1 Trillion and 8 Million Lives Each Year

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Health experts unveiled worrisome statistics about one of the biggest preventable causes of death worldwide, tobacco. According to a recent study conducted by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Cancer Institute, the habit of smoking tobacco is costing the global economy more than a whopping $1 trillion a year and will kill about 8 million people annually Read More →