Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: In a key discovery, researchers have shown that an anti-HIV drug can help treat age-related macular degeneration among the elderly.
Scientists have revealed that they have a found a new cause that is one of the major factors behind age-related blindness.
There could soon be new treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the major causes of blindness, as researchers have identified a new protein intimately connected to the disease.
The low-tech White Canes widely used by the visually impaired may soon become a thing of the past as researchers have now developed an electronic travel aid that enables the blind to hear and feel distance information from different directions.
Using an iPad-based app, a team of researchers from the US has successfully detected early signs of glaucoma in nearly 200 patients in Nepal.
A protein found in the retina plays an essential role in the function and survival of light-sensing cells that are required for vision, researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have found.
A new study has revealed that stem cell treatment may be helpful in treating blindness.
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.
Day in Pics: 26th November
Showbiz World - November 26, 2014