Ophthalmology

Don't turn a blind eye to vision problems

(HealthDay)—Your eyes are subject to a wide variety of health conditions, from minor annoyances to serious chronic diseases and even cancer.

Neuroscience

Making artificial vision look more natural

In laboratory tests, researchers have used electrical stimulation of retinal cells to produce the same patterns of activity that occur when the retina sees a moving object. Although more work remains, this is a step toward ...

Diabetes

Ancient berry could fight diabetic blindness

(Medical Xpress) -- The ancient Tibetan goji berry could help fight blindness caused by long-term diabetes according to studies conducted by University of Sydney researchers.

Ophthalmology

Grapes may help prevent age-related blindness

Can eating grapes slow or help prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a debilitating condition affecting millions of elderly people worldwide? Results from a new study published in Free Radical Biology ...

Medical research

Smart contact lenses could make eye drops a thing of the past

(Medical Xpress) -- An Auburn University team of chemical and biomedical engineers led by Mark Byrne, the Daniel F. and Josephine Breeden Associate Professor in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, has developed a new ...