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September 26, 2016

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September 26, 2016

Researchers Seek Better Patient Adherence Recommendations for Diabetic Retinopathy

Sep. 16, 2016 — Complications of diabetes can lead to blindness, yet only 29.9 percent of diabetic patients studied adhered to recommendations to have an eye examination, say ... read more

What Vitamins, Nutrients Will Help Prevent Glaucoma from Worsening?

Sep. 14, 2016 — A healthy lifestyle, consisting of balanced nutrition, moderate exercise, and appropriate rest is an important part of your overall health and well-being and can help prevent illness too. A recent ... read more

No Longer Lost in the Blink of an Eye

Sep. 2, 2016 — Researchers have re-invented the eye drop with technology that can deliver medicine much more efficiently, making life easier for patients. They have created microscopic packets of medicine that ... read more

New Role of Adenosine in the Regulation of REM Sleep Discovered

Sep. 1, 2016 — The regulation and function of sleep is one of the biggest black boxes of today's brain science. A new paper finds that rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is suppressed by adenosine acting on a ... read more

Radiologists Detect Breast Cancer in 'Blink of an Eye'

Aug. 29, 2016 — Visual attention researchers showed radiologists mammograms for half a second and found that they could identify abnormal mammograms at better than chance levels. They further tested this ability ... read more

'Internal Astigmatism' Doesn't Compensate for Changes in the Eye Over Time

Aug. 29, 2016 — For people with nearsightedness (myopia), the lens doesn't compensate for growth or other changes in the structure of the eye, according to a long-term follow-up ... read more

Blinding Disease in Canines and Humans Shares Causative Gene, Pathology

Aug. 29, 2016 — Scientists report that they've directly compared the disease course of a blinding ciliopathy between humans and dogs and found remarkable ... read more

Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens Effectively Lowers Eye Pressure in Glaucoma Model

Aug. 29, 2016 — A novel contact lens-based system, which uses a strategically placed drug polymer film to deliver medication gradually to the eye, is at least as effective, and possibly more so, as daily latanoprost ... read more

Aug. 29, 2016 — A gentle combination of FDA-approved drugs could protect critical cells in the eye, called photoreceptor cells, against damage caused by bright light, report ... read more

Aug. 29, 2016 — People with diabetes need vision screening every year to prevent blindness. What if the eye doctor came to ... read more

New Test Needed to Assess the Quality, Safety of Sunglasses

Aug. 25, 2016 — Exposure to the sun may deteriorate your sunglasses over time and the lenses may become lighter and so alter the category under which they are classified. It may also diminish the impact resistance ... read more

Aug. 25, 2016 — There are no established drugs to improve angiogenesis in diabetes. However, researchers now have identified a gene called CITED2 in a molecular pathway that may offer targets for drugs that treat ... read more

Aug. 25, 2016 — A multidisciplinary team of researchers has improved our understanding of how cannabinoids, the active agent in marijuana, affect vision in ... read more

New Technique Takes Guesswork out of IVF Embryo Selection

Aug. 25, 2016 — Researchers have successfully trialed a new technique that could aid the process of choosing the "best" embryo for implantation, helping to boost the chances of pregnancy success from the ... read more

Aug. 25, 2016 — A major therapeutic challenge, the retinal prostheses that have been under development during the past ten years can enable some blind subjects to perceive light signals, but the image thus restored ... read more

Study Finds Vision Loss Due to Diabetes Is Rising Globally

Aug. 23, 2016 — Diabetes has become one of the top causes of vision loss around the world, according to a new article. Poor control of glucose levels and lack of access to eye health services in many parts of the ... read more

Fighting the Stigma of Albinism

Aug. 23, 2016 — People with albinism face major health problems, including skin cancer, involuntary eye movements, and poor eyesight. According to a new study, many of them also suffer severe discrimination and ... read more

Many Stroke Patients Experience Delays in Seeking and Receiving Care

Aug. 22, 2016 — A new study reveals that many patients are not aware that they are having a stroke when they are experiencing ... read more

Increased Eye Cancer Risk Linked to Pigmentation Genes That Dictate Eye Color

Aug. 19, 2016 — New research links specific inherited genetic differences to an increased risk for eye (uveal) melanoma, a rare form of melanoma that arises from pigment cells that determine eye color. scientists ... read more

Innovative Device Simulates Cataract Replacement Experience

Aug. 18, 2016 — A vision simulator works to help patients test artificial lens designs prior to implantation in the ... read more

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