Retina

Researchers develop synthetic soft retina offering hope to visually impaired people

Researchers develop synthetic soft retina offering hope to visually impaired people

The researchers believe that the study could lead to development of new, less invasive technologies that more closely resemble human body tissues, helping to treat degenerative eye conditions such as retinitis pigmentosa.

May 05, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
First synthetic retina created for visually impaired

First synthetic retina created for visually impaired

The study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, shows that unlike existing artificial retinal implants, the cell-cultures are created from natural, biodegradable materials and do not contain foreign bodies or living entities.

May 05, 2017, 17:02 PM IST
New retina cells paving way to treat jet lag

New retina cells paving way to treat jet lag

The suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) is a region of the brain, which co-ordinates the circadian rhythm using many different signalling molecules, including the neurohormone vasopressin.

Apr 18, 2017, 18:06 PM IST
This new technique can detect human eye diseases early

This new technique can detect human eye diseases early

With the coming of new technology, a software analysis can now highlight the subtle differences between a diseased and healthy retina.

Dec 27, 2016, 17:00 PM IST
63% Indians not aware that diabetes can spoil retina too

63% Indians not aware that diabetes can spoil retina too

As many as 63 percent of the Indians are not aware that diabetes affects the retina too apart from other body parts, revealed a survey on Tuesday.

Dec 21, 2016, 00:39 AM IST