News tagged with vision science
The irony of getting away to a remote place is you usually have to fight traffic to get there. After hours of dodging dangerous drivers, you finally arrive at that quiet mountain retreat, stare at the gentle ...
Neuroscience Apr 11, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (10) | 2 |
Discovery of ways to optimize light sources for vision could lead to billions of dollars in energy savings
Vision researchers at Barrow Neurological Institute have made a groundbreaking discovery into the optimization of light sources to human vision. By tuning lighting devices to work more efficiently with the human brain the ...
Neuroscience Nov 15, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 3 |
University of Kentucky researchers, led by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, have made an exciting finding in the "dry" form of age-related macular degeneration known as geographic atrophy (GA). GA is an untreatable condition that ...
Medical research Aug 06, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (6) | 0 |
New research at UC Santa Barbara is contributing to the basic biological understanding of how retinas develop. The study is part of the campus's expanding vision research.
Medical research May 20, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Wolfgang Fink's research into artificial retinas helps restore some sight in blind patients with age-related macular degeneration or retinitis pigmentosa.
Medical research Jan 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Doctors may one day treat some forms of blindness by altering the genetic program of the light-sensing cells of the eye, according to scientists at Washington University School of Medicine ...
Ophthalmology Jan 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Research conducted at the Angiogenesis Laboratory at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, has for the first time, identified the mode of death of cone photoreceptor cells in an animal model of retinitis pigmentosa (RP).
Ophthalmology Aug 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
By middle age, most people have age-related declines in near vision (presbyopia) requiring bifocals or reading glasses. An emerging technique called hyperopic orthokeratology (OK) may provide a new alternative for restoring ...
Ophthalmology Apr 01, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the University of Sydney have thrown new light on the tricks the brain plays as it struggles to make sense of the visual and other sensory signals it constantly receives.
Neuroscience Apr 24, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Optometrists from Flinders University will soon be able to diagnose and manage eye diseases in rural and remote communities all from the comfort of their computer chair.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Statin use, which is substantially higher in patients with type 2 diabetes, correlates with an increased risk of age-related (AR) cataracts, according to a study published in the August issue ...
Diabetes Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Australia remains the only developed country in the world not to have eliminated trachoma, the leading cause of infectious blindness, despite recent progress in tackling the disease.
Ophthalmology Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A contact lens technique called overnight orthokeratology (OK) brings rapid improvement in vision for nearsighted patients. Now a new study shows that OK treatment works mainly by flattening the front of the cornea, reports ...
Ophthalmology Mar 04, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Parents and babies smile, laugh and coo at each other, but scientists still have a lot of questions about how these interactions help infants develop.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 08, 2013 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0 |