Eye Diseases
Saturday 18 April, 2015

Visual restoration may never be complete in long-term blindness

blindness treatment

Surgery cannot completely undo the brain rewiring caused by long-term blindness, finds a study.  More...

by BioNews | Published 3 months ago
vision
By BioNews On Sunday, January 18th, 2015
0 Comments

Gene linked to profound vision loss discovered

An exhaustive hereditary analysis of a large Louisiana family with vision issues has revealed a new gene related to an  More...

Swedish vallhund. Photo: Marja-Liisa Lainepää.
By BioNews On Saturday, January 3rd, 2015
0 Comments

Discovery of mutated gene in dogs could help treat blindness

A Finnish-North American collaboration of scientists at Michigan State University and the University of Helsinki  More...

An illustration of the final device. The device would be placed in an artificial lens with its antenna circling the perimeter, and the sensor and radio frequency chip inside. Image Credit: U of Washington
By BioNews On Friday, January 2nd, 2015
0 Comments

Micro sensor to detect glaucoma before attack

Your eye could someday house its own high-tech information center, tracking important changes and letting you know when it’s time to see an eye doctor. A team of doctors at the University of Washington is developing More...

blind
By BioNews On Tuesday, October 9th, 2012
0 Comments

Scientists devise easier test for blindness

Scientists have demonstrated a quick, accurate test for one of the  More...

Trifocal lens
By IANS On Sunday, September 30th, 2012
0 Comments

Trifocal lens implants renders glasses unnecessary

A revolutionary new trifocal lens, implanted after cataract surgery  More...

By BioNews On Friday, February 17th, 2012
0 Comments

Can video games help people with cataract?

Playing video games could improve the vision of people born with cataracts, a new research has found.  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
0 Comments

Astonishing bionic enables blind to see

Limited trials of a bionic eye that could restore sight to the blind have produced “astonishing” results, says a new study  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
0 Comments

Terminator-Style contact lens comes closer to reality

Scientists at the University of Washington and Aalto University, Finland, have developed a prototype contact lens that could potentially provide the wearer with hands-free information updates  More...

By BioNews On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011
0 Comments

How we see family resemblance in faces

A new study has shed light on our ability to identify members of a family from facial structures  More...