Ophthalmology

When you think about your health, don't forget your eyes

I vividly remember that late Friday afternoon when my eye pressure spiked and I staggered on foot to my ophthalmologist's office as the rapidly thickening fog in my field of vision shrouded passing cars and traffic lights.

Diabetes

Importance of routine eye care for patients with diabetes

Diabetes is a prevalent condition worldwide, affecting approximately 10% of the population. It's a condition that happens because of a problem in the way the body regulates and uses sugar as fuel. It is a systemic disease ...

Ophthalmology

Developing minimally invasive smart glaucoma implants

Glaucoma, an eye disease that can cause irreversible blindness, is a major health concern worldwide. It is caused by a build-up of fluid in the eye, which leads to increased pressure inside the eye. This pressure can in turn ...

Ophthalmology

Gene therapy could help treat glaucoma

Macquarie Medical School researchers have developed a technique for a gene therapy that could help treat the world's leading cause of irreversible blindness. The findings are published in the journal Molecular Therapy.

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