New Drug Speeds Healing of Eyes After Surgery

For a long time, scientists have been searching for ways to heal wounds faster. Recently, this search took an exciting […]

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A Smart Contact Lens for Glaucoma Patients

When a patient gets glaucoma, it can be difficult to know whether the disease will progress slowly or advance quickly, […]

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Vitamin See: Foods Rich in Vitamin C Help Curb Cataracts

What do grapefruit, broccoli and strawberries have in common? They are foods loaded with vitamin C, which could help ward […]

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Eylea outperforms Avastin for diabetic macular edema with moderate or worse vision loss

A two-year clinical trial that compared three drugs for diabetic macular edema (DME) found that gains in vision were greater […]

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Understanding the mechanism of rare blinding disorder passed from parents to their children

Scientists have identified a key mechanism that damages the cornea in Meesmann epithelial corneal dystrophy, a rare blinding disorder, which […]

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New research links mitochondrial dysfunction to the development of Fuchs’ Endothelial Corneal Dystrophy (FECD)

  Researchers at Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear have shown a link between mitochondrial dysfunction in […]

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FDA permits marketing of device that senses optimal time to check patient’s eye pressure

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has allowed marketing of a one-time use contact lens that may help practitioners identify […]

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Eye lens regeneration from own stem cells: ‘a paradigm shift in cataract surgery’

new study describes a pioneering new cataract treatment – tested in animals and in a small trial with human patients […]

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Drug ‘cocktail’ could restore vision in optic nerve injury

Research from Boston Children’s Hospital suggests the possibility of restoring at least some visual function in people blinded by optic […]

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