News tagged with vision loss

Related topics: retina · blindness

Autoimmune response drives vision loss in glaucoma

A research team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has shown that immune cells in the eye that developed in response to early exposure to bacteria are a key contributor to progressive ...

Aug 10, 2018
popularity477 comments 0

Can psychological stress cause vision loss?

Persistent psychological stress, which is widely recognized as a consequence of vision loss, is also a major contributor to its development and progression, according to a study now published in the EPMA Journal, the official ...

Jun 20, 2018
popularity8 comments 0

Aqueous humor, microRNAs and glaucoma

Glaucoma—the leading cause of vision loss worldwide—includes a heterogeneous group of disorders. Primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) and exfoliation glaucoma (XFG) are linked to decreased outflow of aqueous humor, which ...

Apr 11, 2018
popularity2 comments 0