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An Italian study has found that patients undergoing cataract removal are less anxious after receiving acupuncture. Participants underwent phacoemulsification, in which the cloudy eye lens is emulsified with an ultrasound probe,...

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Further details of a study we covered in NEWS May 1998, show a greater benefit from acupuncture among those who have previously received acupuncture than among those receiving treatment for the first time. The research carried out...

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Uveitis, an inflammation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye, causes pain, blurred vision and, left untreated, may lead to blindness.
Researchers at the University of Vienna ophthalmology and uveitis departments treated five...

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A Taiwanese RCT has compared the effect of auricular acupuncture as an adjunct to atropine eye drops in the treatment of paediatric myopia. 71 children with myopia were randomly assigned to three groups: treatment with 0.25%...

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