New retinal implants seek to improve eye sight

New retinal implants seek to improve eye sight For the 15 million Americans who have been diagnosed with macular degeneration, vision deteriorates slowly. From the center of the eye out, it’s the leading cause of blindness and there is no cure. Now, a new...

Lack of exercise can increase eye disorder risk

Lack of exercise can increase eye disorder risk Heavy smoking, poor diet and lack of physical exercise potentially contribute to development of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a blinding disorder, especially in those genetically predisposed. By: IANS Heavy...

Scientists eye molecular target for AMD

A signalling molecule which activates white blood cells in the eye could offer a new treatment target for patients with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to new research. Previous research had shown that, before vision loss occurs, levels of an...
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