Scientist discover new cause of glaucoma

Scientists have revealed that they have discovered a novel cause of glaucoma in an animal model and are developing an eye drop aimed at curing the disease.

Study links nearsightedness to higher education

A new study has revealed that attaining higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors associated with a greater prevalence and severity of nearsightedness or myopia.

New drug could halt vision loss associated with macular degeneration

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.

Scientists engineer virus that delivers genes to restore sight

Scientists in the US have engineered a virus that inserts genes into the eyes as a way of restoring sight in those afflicted by diseases that cause blinding, a new study says.

Vision originated 700mn years ago

A new study has shed light on the origin of sight in animals, including humans.

Scientists restore eye sight by stem cell treatment

In yet another medical achievement,
British scientists have restored eyesight of a partially blind
person using pioneering stem cell treatment.

Scientists restore eye sight by stem cell treatment

In yet another medical achievement,
British scientists have restored eyesight of a partially blind
person using pioneering stem cell treatment.