Ophthalmology

Aging eyesight issues and treatment

Diminishing eyesight is a common issue that occurs with age. While often unavoidable, routine eye checks are crucial.

Ophthalmology

A reliable, valid, and non-invasive app to assess dry eye disease

Early diagnosis and timely treatment are extremely important to manage dry eye disease (DED), a common condition exacerbated by the increased use of digital devices. But the current method of diagnosis is invasive, and its ...

Ophthalmology

Nothing to cry about: The development of tear duct organoids

Advancements in cell culture methods have allowed for the development of organoids—stem cell-derived mini-organs that mimic the tissue organization of our body. Now, researchers in Japan have developed a new organoid system ...

Ophthalmology

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Relief for dry eyes

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Since the beginning of winter, my eyes feel dry and scratchy. I can no longer wear contacts because my eyes burn and sting, and are watery. How can my eyes be dry and watery at the same time, and what can ...

Medications

Promising new treatment for dry eye disease

The University of Manchester, Seoul National University College of Medicine and Link Biologics Limited today announced that promising preclinical data on the treatment of dry eye disease using a novel protein biological drug, ...

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