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Oxford Researchers Develop New Device For Blepharospasm Patients
Patients suffering from the blinking disorder blepharospasm may soon have a new treatment option available to them. Scientists are now working on a small device designed to soothe the patient's painful automatic over-blinking. Best of all, this tiny device can be comfortably worn right on a... Read more
One U.K. Optometrist Has Invented A Nightly Treatment For Myopia
Wearing glasses for shortsightedness could soon become a thing of the past. That's certainly what one British optometrist hopes as she unveils her amazing new nightly treatment regimen.
One South African Doctor's App Is Making A Huge Difference In Combating Blindness
One Japanese Ophthalmologist Is Working To Defeat Retinal Degeneration
As we age, most of us develop symptoms of retinal degeneration. Unfortunately, if we don't catch this disease early enough, it could lead to permanent blindness.
New Vacuum Device May Help Astronauts Combat Eye Issues
Scientists are hopeful that a new vacuum device can simulate the experience of earth-bound gravity for astronauts in outer space. If this device proves successful, many of the eye problems astronauts develop in... Read more
New Study Proves Eye Surgery Can Restore Vision To People Who Have Sustained Brain Injuries
A new study shows that vision can be restored to people who have suffered serious brain accidents and subsequent hemorrhaging in the eyes. Perhaps the most astonishing finding from this study is the fact that this surgery can be performed months after the patient's accident and s/he will still... Read more
New Stem Cell Study Shows Potential for Curing Retinal Degeneration
Japanese researchers believe they've discovered an effective way to restore vision to people suffering from late-stage retinal degeneration. Although this stem cell technique hasn't been used on humans yet, the results from mice trials are very promising.
New Research Into Why Women Football Players Have Higher Concussion Rates
It's been known for some time that women sustain more concussions than men in football. While some scientists have claimed that this is due to women having naturally weak neck muscles, new research shows the problem may be due to a lack of vision training.
New Portable Ophthalmoscope Could Help Diagnose Eye Diseases In Third World
New Digital Photography May Help Enhance Glaucoma Screenings
A brand new digital photographic technique could help doctors better predict eye diseases. In particular, this new type of medical photography could help with glaucoma screenings.
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