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New Stem Cell Therapy Shows Potential For Regrowing Retinal Ganglion Cells
Stem cell therapy is an extremely promising area of study, especially in the medical field. Today, there's renewed hope in the eye care community that a new form of stem cell therapy might be able to restore sight to those with late stage glaucoma.
New Electronic Glasses In Development For Presbyopia Patients
Are you reading this article with one of your numerous pairs of reading glasses on? If so, here's some good news for you. A high-tech pair of eyeglasses is now in the works that could potentially eliminate the need for both reading and driving glasses.
MIT Researchers Develop Incredibly Strong Contact Lenses
Micro-Ring Could Change How The Medical Community Thinks About Retinal Scanning
A new device from Northwestern University is set to revolutionize medical scanning procedures. Officially dubbed the "Micro-ring," this resonator detector can be placed on a contact lens and detect a patient's blood flow and oxygen metabolic... Read more
Pakistani Teen Impresses Internet With Eye-Popping Prowess
One teenage Pakistani boy with a talent for popping out his eyeballs is quickly becoming an Internet superstar.
Eye Company Second Sight Reaches Reimbursement Deal With Germany
The American company Second Sight Medical Products just won a huge reimbursement deal with the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System . Germany's decision, announced to the... Read more
Eye Burns In Children Under 5 On The Rise Due To Detergent Pods
Many people love the convenience of laundry detergent pods. And, honestly, who can blame them? These pods are just great for quick and efficient cleaning. However, while these pods are extremely useful for cleaning clothes, they may come with an even larger warning label attached to them in the... Read more
Don't Blame MS, Blame Your Smartphone: A Modern Misdiagnosis
Neurologists have been misdiagnosing dozens of patients experiencing sudden visual loss in one eye (also called monocular vision loss) with multiple sclerosis (MS). Although the symptoms of monocular vision loss are very real, doctors are now discovering that they are not always related to MS.... Read more
CRT Contacts Help Patients Correct Vision While They Sleep
Corneal refractive therapy (CRT) is nothing new, but it's only within the past few years that most nearsighted people have heard about this treatment option. Patients using CRT, also known as "corneal reshaping," put a special pair of contacts in their eyes every night and, over the course of a... Read more
City, University of London Hosted Major Training Session Dedicated To Dry Eye and Myopia
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