Ophthalmology

Drug treatment for cataracts moves a step closer

A revolutionary new treatment for cataracts has shown extremely positive results in laboratory tests, giving hope that the condition, which currently can only be cured with surgery, could soon be treated with drugs.

Ophthalmology

First-of-its-kind model could inform design of lens implants

Older adults who hold reading material at arm's length to bring it into focus are actually taking on the work that their eyes once did. It's a literal lack of accommodation: the process by which the eye's lens normally morphs ...

Health

All sunglasses not equal when it comes to eye protection

(HealthDay)—Sunglasses are often considered a fashion statement, but one expert says the style you choose is less important than picking a pair of shades that best protect your eyes from the sun's damaging rays.

Biomedical technology

Researchers develop eardrum-contact hearing aid

Excessive noise, hearing loss, vascular constriction, old age—hearing difficulties can be caused by many factors. To help improve the quality of life of people with hearing impairment, Mannheim start-up Vibrosonic have ...

Health

Are sunglasses necessary for children?

Children spend a lot of time outside enjoying going to the pool, taking part in sports or just outdoor playtime. Likely, they are outside with sunscreen to protect their skin. But a question that sparks a lot of interest ...

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