Last Updated: Sunday, May 11, 2014, 13:46
Diabetic patients who often face threat of vision loss in their old age may heave a sigh of relief as researchers have now developed a new drug approach to treat retinopathy or retina degeneration associated with growth of malformed blood vessels in the eye.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 10:16
Less than half of people with diabetes-related eye disease have been told about it, which means they`re also missing out on treatment that could save their sight, U.S. researchers say.
Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 16:06
Researchers have said that people who are suffering from diabetes should also get their eye check-ups done regularly.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 09, 2013, 15:54
The hazards of smoking are well known. But what is not so well known is that smoking can also be a reason for vision loss in people at or above the age of 50 years.
Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 17:08
A study by researchers including an Indian origin has identified a class of drugs known as MDM2 inhibitors that proved highly effective at regressing the abnormal blood vessels responsible for the vision loss associated with macular degeneration.
Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 11:51
Johns Hopkins scientists have unearthed clues about which protein signaling molecules are allowed into hollow, hair-like "antennae," called cilia, that alert cells to critical changes in their environments.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 03, 2013, 13:16
A new study led by an Indian origin scientist suggests that eye drops designed to lower cholesterol may be able to save sight in some people with a common cause of age-related vision loss.
Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 14:39
An emerging technique called hyperopic orthokeratology (OK) may provide a new alternative for restoring near vision without the need for glasses, according to a study.