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Researchers home in on genes linked to age-related macular degeneration
on February 11, 2019 at 11:28 pm
Scientists have zeroed in on genes associated with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss and blindness among people age 65 and […]
New target could help protect vision following optic nerve trauma
on February 11, 2019 at 1:31 pm
When a car crash or explosion results in an optic nerve injury, eliminating an enzyme known to promote inflammation appears to aid recovery, scientists report. […]
A simulator allows patients to experiment how their vision will improve before surgery
on February 7, 2019 at 12:51 pm
Thanks to a new wearable visual simulator, patients and surgeons are able to see the effects of an intraocular multifocal lens -- which allows seeing at […]
Can the eye help achieve islet transplant tolerance in type 1 diabetes?
on February 1, 2019 at 1:56 pm
Scientists show in experimental and preclinical recipients that islets transplanted in the eye can survive and function long-term without continuous […]
Pinpointing a cause of pigmentary glaucoma
on January 31, 2019 at 2:15 pm
An international team of researchers has identified a gene responsible for the onset of pigmentary glaucoma, which may lead to new therapies for the condition. […]