Noninvasive retinal imaging device is able to detect Alzheimers 20 years in advance

Posted in Medicine on 23rd Jul, 2014
by Alex Muller

Device could be FDA-approved by 2015 and early signs of Alzheimer's could be detected in a regular ophthalmologist exam.

Researchers create miniature human retina in a dish

Posted in Science on 12th Jun, 2014
by Alex Muller

Johns Hopkins researchers have created a miniature human retina in a dish that can sense light.

Newly developed chemical restores light perception in blind mice

Posted in Science on 28th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

A potential drug candidate for treating patients suffering from degenerative retinal disorders.

Scientists 'print' new eye cells

Posted in Medicine on 19th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Scientists say they have been able to successfully print new eye cells that could be used to treat sight loss.

Bionic eye implant will become available in the US in coming weeks

Posted in Medicine on 20th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

Electrical stimulation sends visual information up the optic nerve to the visual cortex of the users brain, allowing him or her to see.