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Feb 11, 2019

Best supplements for eyes: This vitamin is vital for maintaining healthy sight

Supplementing can be an effective way to do this, but don’t exceed the RNI of 9.5mg a day for adult males and 7mg a day for adult females as it can have adverse effects

Best supplements for eyes: This vitamin is vital for maintaining healthy sight

Feb 8, 2019

Deidre Hall Speaks Candidly About Her Mother’s Illness

It’s #LowVisionAwarenessMonth, and I’m teaming up with the biotech company @Regeneron to help my audience spot the symptoms of an eye disease called Wet AMD.

Deidre Hall Speaks Candidly About Her Mother’s Illness

Feb 7, 2019

HIV drug could treat Alzheimer’s, age-associated disorders

Growing human cells in the presence of lamivudine did not impact when the cells reached senescence or kill the senescent cells, Sedivy said.

HIV drug could treat Alzheimer’s, age-associated disorders

Feb 5, 2019

What is Normal-Tension Glaucoma?

What is Normal-Tension Glaucoma? By Ratan-NM, M. Pharm.Reviewed by Jennifer Logan, MD, MPH Primary open-angle glaucoma, the most common form of glaucoma, develops slowly and has symptoms that often go unnoticed. Raised…

What is Normal-Tension Glaucoma?

Feb 5, 2019

New Retinal Scanner Helps Diagnose Diabetic Retinopathy

“IRIS has FDA approval to diagnosis diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema, but it cannot diagnosis other things they may see on that image,” Auvil said.

New Retinal Scanner Helps Diagnose Diabetic Retinopathy

Jan 30, 2019

What is Nutritional Genomics?

The desire to consume food is governed by a variety of signals, such as blood sugar levels, the presence of certain nutrients, signals from the gastrointestinal tract, and many other sources of information. Genetic factors affecting these signals can lead to under or overeating.

What is Nutritional Genomics?

Jan 25, 2019

Help for people with low vision

Worn like glasses, bioptic telescopes enable many visually impaired individuals to drive, see TV and see other distant objects.

Help for people with low vision

Jan 25, 2019

Researchers discover new biomarker for age-related macular degeneration

“We have previously shown that delayed rod-mediated dark adaptation is the first functional risk factor for early AMD,” said Owsley, the Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology.

Researchers discover new biomarker for age-related macular degeneration

Jan 25, 2019

7 Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

Patients with deficient diets might consider multivitamins.

7 Healthy Habits to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

Jan 18, 2019

New U of A laser technology shows promise to treat leading causes of blindness

We are changing the approach to a whole spectrum of different diseases we can treat very precisely, along with the imaging that allows us to make sure we treat them until they’re gone,” he said.

New U of A laser technology shows promise to treat leading causes of blindness

Jan 15, 2019

January the time to be checked for glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Take this opportunity to talk to your family, and ask about it at your next checkup. Early diagnosis and treatment can save your sight.

January the time to be checked for glaucoma

Jan 11, 2019

Statins Cut Retinopathy Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Nevertheless, medications for hypertension and glycemic control were matched in the two groups,” the team wrote. “Theoretically, the blood pressure values and serum glucose levels in the two groups were similar.” In addition, since the study was conducted in an Asian population, it is not clear if the findings are applicable to other populations.

Statins Cut Retinopathy Risk in Type 2 Diabetes

Jan 10, 2019

Top 15 Foods That Promote Healthy Eyesight

So, a regular eye exam can help detect this in time and treatment will start immediately thereby preventing it from getting worse or out of hand.

Top 15 Foods That Promote Healthy Eyesight

Jan 8, 2019

Pixium Vision announces its PRIMA chip successfully met interim study endpoints for dry AMD

Pixium Vision is preparing the larger European multicenter pivotal study required for the CE-mark.

Pixium Vision announces its PRIMA chip successfully met interim study endpoints for dry AMD

Jan 7, 2019

How Blindness Affects The Brain

This is not the first study conducted on blindness and performed on mice. In March last year, researchers managed to restore the sight of rodents with gold nanoparticles.

How Blindness Affects The Brain

Jan 3, 2019

What to do when the tears dry

What to do when the tears dry by: Michael Waggoner, MD James Fox, MD Winter in Colorado is here, and you know what that means. Dry weather and low temperatures! While the…

What to do when the tears dry

Jan 3, 2019

A Space Experiment That Could One Day Cure Blindness

A Space Experiment That Could One Day Cure Blindness By PATRICK SKAHILL A powerful purple protein that could help cure certain types of blindness has made its way from a tiny…

A Space Experiment That Could One Day Cure Blindness

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