New UAB macular degeneration research

New UAB macular degeneration research looks at lesions behind the retina by Bob Shepard Yuhua Zhang, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been awarded a $1,837,500 grant from the National Eye...

UF Health research points to potential treatment

UF Health research points to potential treatment for macular degeneration, uveitis Uveitis is inflammation of the middle layer of the eye – the uvea, also known as the uceal tract.The uvea, consists collectively of the iris, the choroid of the eye, and the...

Bionic eyes offering better sight to blind

Bionic eyes offering better sight to blind Bionic eyes are being made possible through research. Through this research they have developed new technologies that are making it possible to read printed text, recognize faces and lead normal, independent lives. There is...
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