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Strategies to Improve Cataract Surgery Outcomes

Cataract is a clouding of the lens within the eye and affects tens of millions of people. At present, there is no cure for cataract, and consequently the only available method to treat cataract is by surgical removal.

Strategies to Improve Cataract Surgery Outcomes

What is Choroideremia?

Choroideremia (CHM) is a rare genetic eye disease that affects the retina, which is the area at the back of the eye that processes all we see into signals that are sent to the brain via the optic nerve.

What is Choroideremia?

Growing an eye for transplantation: potentials and pitfalls

Scientists have been working hard to bring about a time in the future when we can grow “an eye in a dish” and use it for transplantation to restore the vision of someone who is blind, and they are not as far off as you might think.

Growing an eye for transplantation: potentials and pitfalls

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Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Traditionally, we use biopsies to try to predict how cancer spreads. There are a number of molecular markers that are used, but biopsy is a limited approach. Now, the current trend is to use liquid biopsy, which is basically a blood sample.

Could a blood test predict how cancer spreads in children?

Defining patient centricity

"Putting the patient first in an open and sustained engagement of the patient to respectfully and compassionately achieve the best experience and outcome for that person and their family.”

Defining patient centricity

Cryopreservation of Embryos to Improve Assisted Reproductive Technology. Theory about Embryo-Cryo Treatment.

If we were to compare the progression of cryopreservation technology during recent years, we would find that from 2004 to 2013 over a timeframe of a decade, there has been around a 2.5 times increase in the rate of frozen-thawed embryo transfers (FETs) that were reported to the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART). While the rate of fresh embryo transfers (ET) that were completed was the same.

Cryopreservation of Embryos to Improve Assisted Reproductive Technology. Theory about Embryo-Cryo Treatment.