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 A new technology to measure lens stiffness associated with presbyopiaA new technology to measure lens stiffness associated with presbyopia
 
A University of Houston biomedical researcher is developing new technology that will measure the stiffness of the lens in the eye, which is likely associated with presbyopia, or farsightedness, the inevitable and age-related loss of the ability to focus on nearby objects.
 
   Study offers new insights about myopia managementStudy offers new insights about myopia management
 
CooperVision is reporting the latest findings from its landmark MiSight® 1 day clinical study, providing new insights about myopia management and the proven efficacy of the specially designed contact lens.
 
   New device can allow patients to perform glaucoma eye test at homeNew device can allow patients to perform glaucoma eye test at home
 
Glaucoma is a chronic condition that affects cells at the back of the eye. It is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, and is responsible for 1 in 10 cases of serious sight impairment in the UK.
 
 Natural eye drop could help fight antibiotic-resistant gonococcal blindness in infants
 
Natural eye drop could help fight antibiotic-resistant gonococcal blindness in infantsA natural treatment for an antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection that causes blindness in infants can be effectively administered through a simple eye drop without causing irritation, Kingston University researchers have found.
 
 
 Researchers discover a promising treatment for frequent form of blindness in the elderly
 
Researchers discover a promising treatment for frequent form of blindness in the elderlyResearchers at Ghent University, Belgium, have found a promising treatment for the most frequent form of blindness in the elderly.
 
 
 New ultrafast 3D clinical imaging system could improve LASIK surgery, diagnosis of eye diseases
 
New ultrafast 3D clinical imaging system could improve LASIK surgery, diagnosis of eye diseasesLASIK eye surgery - a laser reshaping of the cornea to improve vision - is one of the most popular elective surgeries in the United States, and a University of Houston professor of biomedical engineering intends to improve upon it by giving surgeons more information about the cornea before they begin.
 
 
 Protein tenascin-C plays a role in glaucoma by regulating inflammatory processes
 
Protein tenascin-C plays a role in glaucoma by regulating inflammatory processesResearchers at Ruhr-Universität Bochum have studied the role of the immune response in the development of glaucoma in mice.