Iowa lawmaker to propose legislation banning ‘retinal tear’ treatment

Iowa State Representative Mark Lamberth is introducing a bill that would prohibit doctors from performing surgery to repair a “retinal wound.”Lamberth told WCPO-TV he has been hearing from constituents who have had eye surgeries after experiencing eye tears.He says a number of people are requesting that his bill include a “reasonable time frame” to allow […]

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Which is better for retinal tear?

A new Australian research paper by an international team of scientists has found that using a retinal-based tear treatment for retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that affects around 10% of people in Australia, is best for treating the condition.The study, published in the journal PLoS ONE, looked at the effects of a retinoid-based retinal trauma treatment […]

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