A cure is now in sight for the dangerous eye disease glaucoma, which is a leading cause of irreversible blindness, says a new study.
Scientists have revealed that a new oral medication is showing significant progress in restoring vision to patients with Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA).
Glaucoma is one of the world`s leading causes of irreversible blindness. Now, scientists have discovered that the brain controls the cellular process that leads to glaucoma and not the eye.
Scientists at Trinity College Dublin have made a major breakthrough which could help sufferers of the eye disease Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD), that can cause central blindness in sufferers.
A new study suggests that injecting fillers into the forehead to remove wrinkles could lead to permanent blindness.
A woman in China, who spent many hours peering at her smartphone in the dark, found that her right retina had become detached.
In a breakthrough that could help cure for blindness due to glaucoma, an Indian origin doctor in the UK has discovered an ultra-thin cornea layer in the eye.
The government must make eye tests compulsory for diabetics to prevent growing blindness in India, a leading doctor told an ophthalmology convention that ended here Sunday.
A Thai man whose sight was affected due to an accident has lost his vision after using herbal medicine.
Researchers have long known that very young brains are malleable enough to re-wire some circuits that process sensory information.
Researchers have suggested that cells taken from the donated eyes of dead people may be able to give sight to the blind.
Better diagnosis and new therapies have helped decrease the probability of blindness due to glaucoma by nearly half since 1980, says a study.
Doctors helped two men suffering from progressive blindness to help regain some of their vision with the help of an experimental gene therapy.
In a new study from South Korea, people with worsening glaucoma on just one side were also more likely to sleep with the affected eye facing downward.
In a breakthrough, Cambridge scientists have for the first time printed new eye cells, using inkjet printing technology, that could be used to treat sight loss.
British scientists claim to have successfully used an inkjet printer to print new cells from the eye which could be a potential cure for human blindness in near future.
Scientists have developed a new contact lens which releases drugs into the eye and could help treat glaucoma, the world`s leading cause of irreversible blindness.
A new study has suggested that that women who have taken oral contraceptives for three or more years are twice as likely to suffer from glaucoma.
In a breakthrough, researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have found a potential treatment for AMD - the leading cause of blindness among elderly - that could be delivered via eye drops.
Glaucoma has emerged in recent times as one of the most corroborating factors for blindness among patients, doctors in the national capital said Wednesday.
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