(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at McMaster have developed a new system for delivering drugs to the back of the eye - one that could offer more effective treatment while sparing patients with vision-related ...
Ophthalmology Feb 02, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(HealthDay)—People with depression are more likely to have self-reported vision loss, according to a new study.
Ophthalmology Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A team of researchers, including a scientist from the Viral Immunology Center at Georgia State University, have found that a type of herpesvirus infection of the eye is associated with neovascular age-related macular degeneration ...
Ophthalmology May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's ...
Ophthalmology Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- The congenital eye disease persistent foetal vasculature syndrome leads to bleeding, detached retina, and a cloudy lens. Now researchers at Uppsala University show in a model for the disease that it may ...
Ophthalmology Aug 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new drug developed by researchers from Flinders University, in partnership with collaborators in Melbourne, could hold the key to better treatment of some blinding eye diseases.
Ophthalmology Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Emory Eye Center investigators have found that smartphone displays are as good, and may be better, for reading fundus photographs of the back of the eye (retina and optic nerve) than desktop ...
Ophthalmology Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The primary treatment for wet macular degeneration, a chronic eye condition that causes vision loss, is effective even if patients have macular traction problems, a Mayo Clinic study shows. The findings will be presented ...
Ophthalmology Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (IOVS) article reveals that increasingly aggressive therapies that block VEGF could cause damage in treating eye diseases. Scientists discovered inhibiting anti-VEGF might ...
Ophthalmology Jan 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Tokyo's School of Medicine have shown for the first time that caffeine intake can significantly increase the eye's ability to produce tears, a finding that could improve treatment of dry eye ...
Ophthalmology Apr 17, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Research by an optometrist at the University of Houston (UH) supports the continued investigation of optical treatments that attempt to slow the progression of nearsightedness in children.
Ophthalmology Jun 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A new study from the University of Reading has established that a prosthetic cornea made from human cells is the best model for testing how irritants and toxins cause eye injuries.
Ophthalmology May 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Treating eyes with gentle infra-red light can help prevent the damage caused by subsequent exposure to bright light, new scientific research has found.
Ophthalmology May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An eye expert based at Southamptons university hospitals has called for new health warnings on cigarettes to highlight smokers increased risk of blindness.
Ophthalmology May 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Two UC Irvine ophthalmologists are the first in Orange County to implant a miniature telescope in the eyes of patients with end-stage age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause ...
Ophthalmology Jun 26, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0