RESEARCH WITH AN EYE TO IMPROVING

RESEARCH WITH AN EYE TO IMPROVING RETINOPATHY TREATMENT by: Laura Probyn According to the National Eye Institute, diabetic retinopathy is the most common diabetic eye disease and a leading cause of blindness in American adults. There are roughly 7.7 million adults...

New sight test detects early AMD

New sight test detects early AMD by Ade Deane-Pratt Researchers based at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) at Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology designed a new test that can spot the first stages...

Consistent checkups are important to eye health

Consistent checkups are important to eye health Annual exams allow for the monitoring of issues other than vision quality To Dr. Scott Unger of Kokomo Eye Care Associates, there’s more to ocular health than simply the ability to see. And to monitor one’s health, he...

ONE DAY A SKIN CELL, THE NEXT AN OPTIC NERVE

ONE DAY A SKIN CELL, THE NEXT AN OPTIC NERVE Scientists eye up treating and even curing glaucoma after reprogramming skin and stem cells by Olivia Wannan A small skin donation might one day replace retinal cells lost to glaucoma, after research uncovers how to turn a...
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