Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTLearn about eye health and what specific vitamins may treat symptoms of dry eyes. What other treatments and possible home remedies are available also?
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTStem cell therapies hold great promise for restoring function in a variety of degenerative conditions, but one of the logistical hurdles is how to ensure the cells survive in the body long enough...
Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTAs the population ages, retinal degeneration becomes more prevalent. Stem cell research inches closer to a future where vision loss may be reversible.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA comprehensive vision assessment should be part of return-to-learn protocols to help determine when children are ready to return to the classroom following concussions - particularly in children...
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center have developed a new imaging technique that could revolutionize how eye health and disease are assessed.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTFor more than two decades, researchers have tried to regenerate the injured optic nerve using different growth factors and/or agents that overcome natural growth inhibition.
Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTRetinal migraine is a condition that affects some people who get migraine. Visual disturbances develop in one eye, followed by migraine symptoms.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTLASIK is a popular way of correcting vision, but complications can include dry eyes. Learn more about LASIK, dry eyes, and other vision correction options.
Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTNew York Blood Center (NYBC) has announced that researcher Dr. Sara Lustigman, Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Parasitology at NYBC's Lindsley F.
Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTGirls with a rare genetic disorder caused by mutations in a gene known as Nf1 are much more likely to lose their vision than boys with mutations in the same gene.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTA small, preliminary study has found an abnormality involving the retina that may account for altered vision in regular cannabis users. The results are published online by JAMA Ophthalmology.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTResearchers in Southampton have discovered children who suffer from eye movement disorder nystagmus - known as 'wobbly eye' - struggle to recognise faces but not other objects.
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.