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System behind retina regeneration found

A team of researchers have discovered a dormant cellular mechanism that when manipulated could possibly activate the retina’s regenerative capabilities. Read more »

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Steriod implants successfully restore sight in cancer patient

Researchers have developed an innovative treatment for melanoma-associated retinopathy (MAR) that uses long-acting steroid implants injected into the eye. The procedure has been shown to successfully improve vision and reduce symptoms. Read more »

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New neovascular AMD biomarkers may assist diagnosis and treatment

Taiwanese researchers have discovered a novel method to predict neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) through optical coherence tomography (OCT) biomarkers, in a breakthrough that may lead to future treatments for the disease. Read more »

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'Organ-on-a-chip' designed to speed up glaucoma research

Researchers have created a novel ‘organ-on-a-chip’ device that has potential applications in the field of glaucoma diagnosis. Read more »

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Tree shrew has potential to accelerate dry eye research

Scientists have discovered that the tree shrew – a mammal with a highly similar genetic make-up to humans – might have the potential to help unlock new understandings of dry eye disease (DED). Read more »

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Irish researchers shed new light on macular disease

Researchers from Queen’s University Belfast have discovered a key regulator in abnormal blood vessel growth, in findings that could spur the development of improved drugs for macular disease. Read more »

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Research suggests tears could be used to detect glaucoma

A new research project examining the proteins that circulate in the eye’s fluids has the potential to pave the way for a test to diagnose glaucoma that doesn’t rely on intraocular pressure. Read more »

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Enzyme could save sight of acid attack victims

UK Scientists have discovered that the use of a tissue-softening enzyme called collagenase could prevent blindness among patients suffering from injuries caused by chemical or acid burn. Read more »

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Diabetic retinopathy benefits linked to statin medication

Taiwanese researchers have discovered that patients on statin medication have a reduced risk of developing diabetic retinopathy (DR) and dyslipidemia, a revelation that could provide the opportunity for earlier intervention in the condition’s progression. Read more »

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Cystic fibrosis treatment helps treat dry eye

Clinical trials of a novel enzyme-based therapy for severe dry eye disease (DED), which is already approved in the US to treat cystic fibrosis, have shown positive results. Read more »

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Eyes offer window into fatal prion disease

US researchers have identified infectious proteins that cause the spread of prion disease throughout the eyes, potentially opening the door for new ways to diagnose and treat the incurable condition. Read more »

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New research shows an eye scan can detect the early signs of Alzheimer's disease

Doctors may soon be able to detect Alzheimer’s disease with a simple eye scan, representing a major breakthrough in cracking the code behind one of the world’s most debilitating conditions. Read more »

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New link found connecting migraines and dry eye disease

A recent study has suggested a correlation between migraine headaches and dry eye disease (DED), especially among advanced age females. Read more »

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Contact lens capable of treating corneal melting in development

A newly developed hydrogel, which researchers are hoping could be made into a contact lens, has the potential to offer improved treatments to patients suffering keratolysis or corneal melting. Read more »

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Australian study highlights ambiguity of blue light-blocking lenses

New research investigating Australian optometrists’ knowledge of blue light-blocking lenses has reaffirmed the inconclusive evidence supporting their use, with many practitioners attributing patient responses to placebo effects. Read more »

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