New tech holds promise for low-vision patients

Written by  Newseditor Prototype versions of a telescopic contact lens and complementary pair of ‘wink-sensing’ smart glasses—designed to allow wearers to easily switch between normal and magnified vision—were unveiled earlier this month at the American...

Signs of ALS Detected in the Eye

by Nora Dunne Northwestern Medicine scientists have found evidence of ALS-related deposits in the eyes of a patient for the first time, opening a new potential avenue for diagnosing and tracking the disease. In ALS, proteins accumulate into clumps in the motor neurons...

Increased Screen Time in the Workplace

Increased Screen Time in the Workplace Can Cause Vision Problems By Staff Editor Computers, tablets and smartphones are necessary devices in many workplaces today. With the increase in screen time, at work or leisure, the risk of digital eye strain also increases....

Newly identified gene increases glaucoma risk

Newly identified gene increases glaucoma risk New research on Glaucoma has found a gene that doesn’t  care which ethnic group your from.- MDA By: Nadia El-Awady An international team of scientists has identified, for the first time, a glaucoma-causing gene that...
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