Medical research

A soft spot for stem cells helps cornea healing

New research led by scientists at Newcastle University, UK reveals a potential revolutionary way to treat eye injuries and prevent blindness—by softening the tissue hosting the stem cells which then helps repair wounds, ...

Ophthalmology

New contact lens to treat eye injuries

A new therapeutic contact lens that acts as a bandage for eye surface injuries being developed by QUT researchers could soon fast track the healing of previously difficult to treat corneal wounds.

Health

July 4 fireworks nearly cost this fireman his life

(HealthDay)—Fire Capt. Jay Northup lit the fuse for the intended climax of his backyard fireworks display, a pricey 12-mortar box that would create a wondrous shower of glittering lights over his neighborhood.

Ophthalmology

Seeing clearly

(HealthDay)—Many people don't think twice about their vision until there's a problem, but seeing an eye doctor should definitely be on your wellness radar at different stages of life.

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