High Mercury Levels Linked to Glaucoma

High Mercury Levels Linked to Glaucoma A new study of South Koreans has linked lower levels of manganese in the blood and higher mercury concentrations to a greater risk of glaucoma. The findings, published online by JAMA Ophthalmology, suggest a previously unknown...

App helps visually impaired connect

App helps visually impaired connect By Jasmine Faronbi, The Shorthorn staff Colorful conversations are the game plan for an app for the visually impaired developed by a group of research assistants. The group will launch their app EyeCYou, which is designed to enhance...

Top five ophthalmology news stories from ASRS

This article contains information about research and studies and the outcomes. The American Society of Retina Specialists meeting in Vienna included the latest clinical research on retinal diseases. Leading ophthalmologists gathered to discuss the surgical and...

ME AND MY OPERATION: 2-in-1 op

By DIANA PILKINGTON FOR THE DAILY MAIL Thousands of people over the age of 60 develop a macular hole in their eye, which can seriously damage sight.  Michael Mears, 75, a retired builder from Winchester, underwent an innovative technique to treat it, as he tells DIANA...
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