Wed, 07 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTA common class of drugs for vision loss may actually add to the problem in some patients, according to new research co-led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI).
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTHigher ultraviolet B (UVB) radiation exposure, directly related to time outdoors and sunlight exposure, was associated with reduced odds of myopia (nearsightedness), and exposure to UVB between...
Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTThe eye surgery of the future will be performed on an out-patient basis, will be gentle and efficient.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTPsoriasis on the eyelids can be a difficult condition to manage. Learn about the symptoms, complications, and available forms of treatment here.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTStudy reveals new insights into the molecular mechanisms of beta-amyloid buildup - a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease - in the retina of people with AMD.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTAn enterprising researcher from The University of Manchester has developed a prototype tool that could help transform the lives of the blind and visually impaired.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearch from the University of Southampton gives new insight into possible causes of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss among people aged 50 and older.
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTSalk Institute researchers have discovered a holy grail of gene editing - the ability to, for the first time, insert DNA at a target location into the non-dividing cells that make up the majority...
Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTCells that send visual signals to the brain act collectively to suppress noise and improve accuracy.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTNew mouse study finds an imbalance in gut microbes from high-fat diets influences evolution of wet AMD via increased gut permeability and inflammation.
Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTBacteria in your intestines may play an important role in determining if you will develop blinding wet Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
Wed, 16 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTEnvironmental factors such as education and leisure activities have a greater influence on the development of short-sightedness or myopia than the ability to think logically and solve problems.
Mon, 14 Nov 2016 05:00:00 PSTA new class of therapies may be on the horizon for thyroid eye disease (TED) and other destructive scarring conditions.
Mon, 07 Nov 2016 06:00:00 PSTTwo gene mutations that trigger a retinal disease that causes blindness in one in 5,000 males have been mapped, leading to the potential for new therapeutic treatments.
Fri, 04 Nov 2016 07:00:00 PSTFrom 2010 to 2013, approximately 30,000 individuals a year reported to emergency departments in the United States with sports-related eye injuries, according to a study published online by JAMA...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTExcess lutein supplements linked to formation of crystal deposits in the eyes.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTMore than 40 million people worldwide are blind, and many of them reach this condition after many years of slow and progressive retinal degeneration.
Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new study has found that vitamin A-biofortified orange maize significantly improves visual functions in children.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat are styes, what are the symptoms of a stye, and how do we prevent them? Learn what home remedies and medical treatments are available.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTCases of blindness caused by glaucoma rose by 62% worldwide in two decades.The number of people made blind due to glaucoma has risen by 62% in two decades, according to research published in...
Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTWhat is red eye and what is conjunctivitis? Learn about common causes, home remedies, and serious problems that may cause red eye.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTStem cell transplantation is a promising strategy for restoring eyesight resulting from corneal damage, but tissue grafts must contain a high percentage of stem cells for clinical success.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTAn international team of neuroscientists has shown that a person's ability to see fine visual detail can be sharpened by simply staring for a few seconds at a rapidly flickering display.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PSTStudy shows potential of assistive technology to improve quality of life for the visually impaired.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PSTIn a first of its kind study, Mount Sinai researchers are using optimal coherence tomography (OCT) angiography to look at the earliest stages of glaucoma and identify characteristic patterns of...