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Researchers identify gene with functional role in aging of eye
on January 15, 2020 at 7:05 pm
Researchers say a gene known to be a biomarker of age plays a key role in age-associated functional and anatomical aging in mouse retinas, a finding that has direct relevance to age-related eye diseases.
School indoor air quality cannot be reliably assessed based on pupils’ symptoms
on January 14, 2020 at 3:17 pm
The association between indoor air quality of the school building and the pupils’ symptoms was so weak that it is not possible to reliably assess the quality of the indoor air based on the amount of reported symptoms.
Brain pressure controls eye pressure, revealing new avenues for glaucoma treatment
on January 13, 2020 at 2:37 pm
Neuroscientists have discovered that eye and brain pressure are physiologically connected.
How do fruit flies see in color? Study uncovers human-like brain circuit at work
on January 9, 2020 at 7:10 pm
Scientists have identified a brain circuit that drives fruit flies’ ability to see in color — and found that it bears a striking resemblance to the circuitry behind our own capacity for color vision. This research will not only fuel new investigations into how color vision works in flies and humans, but could also spur efforts to develop algorithms that help computers see in color.
Team’s fabricated corneal tissue allows closer look at how eyes heal
on January 9, 2020 at 3:55 pm
Researchers have demonstrated a technique in the lab for fabricating tiny strands of collagen called fibrils to facilitate further research on the eye’s repair process.
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Week in review: Primary Prima, salary satisfaction, blinding flu
on January 17, 2020 at 2:00 pm
This week, the first U.S. patient receives the Prima vision restoration device, MedPage Today unveils its annual physician salary survey and a 4-year-old girl is left blind from flu complications.
Young children should be monitored for glaucoma following lensectomy
on January 16, 2020 at 2:00 pm
This study assessed the risk of glaucoma in the first year after lensectomy in young children.
Minimally invasive corneal neurotization procedure benefits patients with NK
on January 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm
The authors of this prospective trial report clinical outcomes after minimally invasive corneal neurotization surgery in patients with neurotrophic keratopathy (NK).
Histological subtype, gender and age among factors linked to orbital lymphoma outcomes
on January 14, 2020 at 2:00 pm
This study evaluates the epidemiology, outcomes and prognostic factors of orbital lymphoma in the United States.
Do vitreous culture results affect clinical management of endophthalmitis?
on January 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm
Researchers examined whether vitreous culture results alter the clinical management of patients with acute endophthalmitis after anti-VEGF injection.