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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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Active substance from plant slows down aggressive eye cancer

A plant commonly used as a Christmas ornament may hold the keys to slowing uveal melanoma, according to researchers from the Universities of Bonn and Magdeburg. Read more »

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