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Novel therapy using thermogel prevents retinal scarring

A team of investigators at the Agency for Science, Technology and Research in Singapore have developed a bio-functional thermogel, a type of synthetic polymer, to prevent retinal scarring caused by failed retinal detachment repair surgery.

HEAD: Study: “Brain bleeds” in babies’ first year can lead to long-term sight problems

Researchers at the University of Bristol, as part of a 10-year follow-up study, found that severe “brain bleeds” experienced by some babies in the first year following their birth lead to long-term sight problems.

Platform offers more efficient cataract surgical experience

Using a cloud-based digital health option can save time during surgery.

Measuring levels of proteins in eye fluid may accurately predict need for lifelong macular degeneration therapy

July 02, 2022

A team of investigators form Johns Hopkins Medicine say they’ve discovered that levels of a specific protein appears to help accurately predict whether people with the wet form of age-related macular degeneration may need lifelong, frequent eye injections to preserve vision or if they can be safely weaned off the treatments.

When it comes to ADHD and ASD, the eyes could reveal all

June 26, 2022

Investigators have found that recordings from the retina could identify distinct signals for both attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and autism spectrum disorder, providing a potential biomarker for each condition.