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Researchers use human stem cell models to analyze degeneration in glaucoma

Researchers use human stem cell models to analyze degeneration in glaucoma

Treatment with vitamin A analog improves visual function in diabetic mice

Treatment with vitamin A analog improves visual function in diabetic mice

Experts clarify MS subtypes to improve care and access to treatments

Experts clarify MS subtypes to improve care and access to treatments

Santen Pharmaceutical and jCyte conclude an exclusive licensing contract in Japan, Asia and Europe for the jCell therapy programme for retinitis pigmentosa

Santen Pharmaceutical and jCyte conclude an exclusive licensing contract in Japan, Asia and Europe for the jCell therapy programme for retinitis pigmentosa

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

People with sight loss are greatly affected by Covid-19 pandemic, survey shows

People with sight loss are greatly affected by Covid-19 pandemic, survey shows

People with severe vision loss less accurate in judging the distance of closer sounds

People with severe vision loss less accurate in judging the distance of closer sounds

Microperimetry can help determine the efficacy of novel treatments for macular diseases

Microperimetry can help determine the efficacy of novel treatments for macular diseases

ISSCR 2020 Virtual Meeting to deliver comprehensive scientific education program

ISSCR 2020 Virtual Meeting to deliver comprehensive scientific education program

UVA researchers discover essential key to hearing sensitivity in the inner ear

UVA researchers discover essential key to hearing sensitivity in the inner ear

Inexpensive screening method for retinal changes in diabetics

Inexpensive screening method for retinal changes in diabetics

Researchers receive $5 million to study two types of parasitic infection

Researchers receive $5 million to study two types of parasitic infection

IOB director wins Greenberg Prize for ending blindness by 2020

IOB director wins Greenberg Prize for ending blindness by 2020

How the brain makes a limb feel like it does not belong

How the brain makes a limb feel like it does not belong

New two-in-one shot could make it easier for diabetics to control their blood sugar

New two-in-one shot could make it easier for diabetics to control their blood sugar

Study shows how our eyes recycle vitamin A

Study shows how our eyes recycle vitamin A

University of Wisconsin-Madison professor receives 2020 John Dystel Prize for MS research

University of Wisconsin-Madison professor receives 2020 John Dystel Prize for MS research

New survey gains broader insights into the personal impact of Covid-19 on people with eye conditions

New survey gains broader insights into the personal impact of Covid-19 on people with eye conditions

Researchers discover gene variants that reduce the risk of glaucoma

Researchers discover gene variants that reduce the risk of glaucoma

AI-based technology could help accelerate clinical trials for glaucoma

AI-based technology could help accelerate clinical trials for glaucoma