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New strategy for treating common retinal diseases shows promise
on October 27, 2020 at 11:24 pm
Scientists have uncovered a potential new strategy for treating eye diseases that affect millions of people around the world, often resulting in blindness.
Restoration of retinal and visual function following gene therapy
on October 19, 2020 at 7:59 pm
A breakthrough study results in the restoration of retinal and visual functions of mice models suffering from inherited retinal disease.
New study shows which medical procedures pose COVID-19 risk to health-care providers
on October 13, 2020 at 5:43 pm
Autopsy, airway suctioning and cardiopulmonary resuscitation are among the list of medical procedures that pose a risk of spreading COVID-19 from a patient to their health-care provider by creating aerosols, according to new research.
Mammals share gene pathways that allow zebrafish to grow new eyes
on October 7, 2020 at 4:31 pm
Working with fish, birds and mice, researchers report new evidence that some animals’ natural capacity to regrow neurons is not missing, but is instead inactivated in mammals.
Antidepressant drug effective in treating ‘lazy eye’ in adults
on September 30, 2020 at 6:44 pm
Researchers reveal how subanesthetic ketamine, which is used for pain management and as an antidepressant in humans, is effective in treating adult amblyopia, a brain disorder commonly known as ‘lazy eye.’
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Aggressive posterior ROP appears to be more common among infants with comorbidities
on October 28, 2020 at 1:00 pm
This retrospective analysis aimed to quantitatively characterize aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity in a large cohort.
Is there a correlation between uveitic glaucoma and fluocinolone implants?
on October 26, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Researchers assessed the long-term outcomes of uveitic glaucoma in eyes undergoing systemic therapy or fluocinolone acetonide implant.
Week in review: KDB Glide, geographic atrophy, opsin therapy
on October 23, 2020 at 1:00 pm
This week, the second-generation Kahook Dual Blade is set to hit U.S. markets, pegcetacoplan appears to slow geographic atrophy and a new light-sensing protein offers hope for people with degenerative retinal diseases.
Macular thickness can remain altered for 1 year after pediatric cataract surgery
on October 23, 2020 at 5:00 am
Investigators measured macular thickness changes after lens removal and anterior vitrectomy for cataract in pediatric eyes.
Jeffrey Goldberg elected to National Academy of Medicine
on October 22, 2020 at 4:00 am
Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, PhD, Blumenkranz Smead professor and chair of ophthalmology at Stanford University, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.