Diabetes is the leading cause of blindness among working-age adults in the United States. According to recent studies funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI), diabetic retinopathy, one of the most common and debilitating ...
Diabetes Nov 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An inexpensive, five-minute eye scan can accurately assess the amount of brain damage in people with the debilitating autoimmune disorder multiple sclerosis (MS), and offer clues about how quickly the disease is progressing, ...
Neuroscience Oct 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Using a high-tech imaging process to measure the thickness of the eye's retina may one day predict the progression of multiple sclerosis, a new study suggests.
Neuroscience Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People who take statins to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease are less likely to be diagnosed with the most common form of glaucoma, according to a nationwide study of more than 300,000 patients. A University of ...
Ophthalmology Oct 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Danish sperm donor has passed a potentially severe genetic disorder to five children after a screening test failed to catch that he had the disease, health officials said Monday.
Other Sep 24, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
The real culprits of colour blindness are vision cells rather than unusual wiring in the eye and brain, recent research has shown.
Ophthalmology Sep 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new pill can help prevent relapse in some people with multiple sclerosis (MS), new research indicates.
Neuroscience Sep 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Surgeons at UC Davis Medical Center have successfully implanted a new telescope implant in the eye of a patient with end-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most advanced form of the disease ...
Ophthalmology Sep 13, 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
Hypertension frequently coexists in patients with diabetes. A new University of Georgia study shows why the co-morbid conditions can result in impaired vision.
Diabetes Jul 12, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Stem cells that come from a specific part of the developing brain help fuel the growth of brain tumors caused by an inherited condition, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.
Cancer Jul 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- An ocular stent that's designed to reduce inner-eye pressure among people with mild or moderate open-angle glaucoma has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Ophthalmology Jun 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers have long tried to get the optic nerve to regenerate when injured, with some success, but no one has been able to demonstrate recovery of vision. A team at Boston Children’s Hospital ...
Medical research May 21, 2012 | 4.9 / 5 (12) | 2 |
A research team, led by John Guy, M.D., professor of ophthalmology at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, has pioneered a novel technological treatment for Leber Hereditary Optic ...
Ophthalmology Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A six-year collaboration between two faculty members of Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has yielded new insight regarding the regulation of intraocular pressure (IOP) in glaucoma ...
Ophthalmology Apr 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0