Recent news about eye disorders !

 

Please note that this page assemble different news about vision disorders, and some of them take an inventory of information that are still in a research or test stage.

 

Tiny, light-sensitive chips could one day restore sight to the blind

Millions of people are slowly losing their vision to diseases of the retina, such as age-related macular degeneration. Now, a device more than a decade in the making may help some of them see again.

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April 2018

Google’s AI Program: Building Better Algorithms for Detecting Eye Disease

Study published in the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology lays important groundwork for an automated system that can detect diabetic eye disease.

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March 2018 

New Laser Treatment Can Help Get Rid of Eye Floaters

A new study experimenting a new laser treatment revealed significant improvements in patients suffering from floaters. For several years, the only solution to floaters was invasive surgery, so this new laser treatment could be a breakthrough.

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February 2018

 

7 Ways to Protect Your Eyes From Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The American Academy of Ophthalmology wishes to alert the public to the main cause of blindness, Age-Related Macular Degeneration. In this sense, it proposes 7 steps to take care of eye health.

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February 2018

 

Eyeglasses May One Day Treat Glaucoma

Eyeglasses with an electromagnetic coil are currently being tested and, according to Toronto researchers, may be able to treat glaucoma. Many patients complain about adverse reactions and the complexity of administering eye drop treatments, so non-invasive treatment makes sense. The glasses contain a coil that produces a magnetic field and generates a current, which stimulates the area of the eye responsible for glaucoma. This treatment is still in the test state.

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January 2018

 

Can Vitamins Protect Against Blue Light Damage?

Screens are an integral part of our daily life, and the effects caused by this blue light are real. The positive effects of vitamins on eye fatigue have not been demonstrated, but their benefits on AMD appear to be proven.

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January 2018

 

Adjustable IOL Could Help Some Ditch Their Glasses After Cataract Surgery

Studies show that after cataract surgery, 30-50% of patients must continue to wear glasses, this surgery does not always guarantee that they will have a perfect sight. Despite precise calculations and application of the surgeon, the surgeon cannot guarantee that the artificial lens will fit the eye perfectly after the operation. Researchers are currently working on an intraocular lens that can be adjusted after surgery in order to have perfect post-surgery vision.

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January 2018

 

Another Reason to Exercise: Protecting Your Sight

People who are physically active appear to have a 73 percent lower risk of developing glaucoma.

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November 2017 

 

Gene Therapy May Be a Game-Changer for People With Inherited Retinal Disease

People with a blinding form of the retinal disease may regain their vision when a new treatment arrives in the form of gene therapy.

During this study, 65% of the patients treated thanks to this process observed great improvements in their vision.

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October 2017 

 

Toy guns are dangerous for the eyes of your children

Several studies and doctors are trying to alert people about the danger of the projectiles of the toy gun like Nerf.

Projectiles can cause serious eye injuries. Eye scrapes, bleeding, cataracts, increased eye pressure and permanent vision loss are all possible.

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October 2017

 

Team creates device to alleviate dry eye

A search for medical needs in eye clinics led Stanford Biodesign fellows to develop an implantable neurostimulator that painlessly increases natural tear production.

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April 2017

Zebrafish eye could help our retina

A study of the retina of the zebrafish showed its capacity to regenerate itself.

Know more about this process could help the development of new treatments for degenerative diseases like the MDRA or the retinitis pigmentosa. 

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April 2017 

 

 

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