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May 06, 2013
The retina is a highly vascularized tissue, but too much or too little vascularization can lead to visual impairment and diseases such as familial exudative vitreoretinopathy or macular degeneration.
May 04, 2013
A research team led by Dr. Robert Hess from McGill University and the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) has used the popular puzzle video game Tetris in an innovative approach to treat adult...
May 03, 2013
The Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI) has launched a public consultation on the second phase of the IMI under Horizon 2020.
May 02, 2013
Sight is such a spontaneous activity that we are unaware of the complexity of the brain mechanisms it implies.
May 01, 2013
The 2013 calls for the Marie Curie Individual Fellowships have been launched by the EC, and the deadline for applications is 14 August 2013.
April 30, 2013
Until now, researchers looking for the origins of eye diseases like detached retina and glaucoma have focused on biochemical processes.
April 29, 2013
GenSight’s $41.3 million in Series A, venture-capital funding is another example of how the Foundation Fighting Blindness’ early investment in promising translational research can help lead to biotech companies receiving the...
April 26, 2013
"This study paints a clearer picture of key threats to older Americans' vision, such as AMD," said Ronald Klein, M.D., the lead researcher for the Beaver Dam Eye Study conducted at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine...
April 25, 2013
A chemical treatment that turns whole organs transparent offers a big boost to the field of ‘connectomics’ — the push to map the brain’s fiendishly complicated wiring.
April 24, 2013
By middle age, most people have age-related declines in near vision (presbyopia) requiring bifocals or reading glasses.