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Search Results - Research, April 2017

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Teen blindness spike linked with laser pointers

The permanent damage inflicted on a 14-year-old Perth boy’s vision has once again highlighted the dangers of illegally imported laser pointers. Read more »

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Dry eye linked with depression

People with dry eye are three times more likely to suffer from anxiety and depression, according to a study published recently in Nature- Eye journal. Read more »

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Drug cocktail could be more effective than current diabetic eye disease treatments

Researchers have developed a two-drug cocktail they believe may be more effective than current treatments at reducing the degenerative effects of diabetes-related eye conditions. Read more »

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Scientists look to fish for retinal regeneration answers

According to scientists from Vanderbilt University, your fishbowl may hold the answer to preventing diseases such as age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and retinitis pigmentosa (RP). Read more »

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Study into astronaut eye problems

Scientists are hoping to discover what causes astronauts to have poor vision after spending extended periods in space. Researchers from the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB), along with Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University are collaborating with NASA to investigate why astronauts have been reported to experience eye pathologies after space travel. Read more »

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Race to combat RP with optogenetic goggles

Two companies have announced clinical trials could soon be underway for optogenetic goggles that can be worn to restore vision. Read more »

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Rorschach inkblots find new lease on life as tool for bionic eye research

One man’s trash can be another man’s treasure, and so it is with the Rorschach inkblots. The stereotypical psychologist’s aid, now rarely used for its original purpose, has made a comeback in the distinctly modern field of cutting-edge bionic eye research. Read more »

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