vision

New Lenses Could Give You Super Color Vision

Posted in Science on 25th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Thanks to the architecture in our eyes, we see but a small subset of the hues that make up the visible spectrum.

A Groundbreaking Stem Cell Treatment Just Prevented a Woman From Going Blind

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Age-related macular degeneration affects 10 million people in the U.S., and is the most common cause of vision loss.

First nanoengineered retinal implant could help the blind regain functional vision

Posted in Medicine on 17th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Nanowires provide higher resolution than anything achieved by other devices, closer to the dense spacing of photoreceptors in the retina.

A Retinal implant could add years to your eyesight

Posted in Medicine on 10th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

It may be possible to fight retinal degeneration in an unintrusive way.

Assessing the impact of stress in age-related macular degeneration

Posted in Medicine on 4th Mar, 2017
by Alex Muller

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss among older adults in the United States, is often associated with psychological stress.