Neuroscience

Regeneration of eye cells: Warning lights discovered

Moving around in the half-light is difficult but not impossible. To help us in this undertaking we have the rods, a type of light-sensitive cells (photoreceptors) present in the retina of vertebrates, capable of detecting ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Breakthrough treatment for thyroid eye disease

For those with severe inflammation from thyroid eye disease, the treatment options historically are limited and often require surgical removal of some of the bones or fat in the eye socket.

Ophthalmology

New ocular device helps administer antioxidants in the eye

Due to their sun and oxygen exposure, the eyes are especially susceptible to oxidative stress, which causes several ocular pathologies. One of the antioxidants that is most present in the eyes to fight oxidative stress is ...

Ophthalmology

Exploring the possibilities of smart glasses

Technology is always evolving, and Isa Jahnke is on a research mission to better harness ways for emerging technology to help learners in an educational or workplace setting. As an associate professor in the MU College of ...

Medications

Anti-VEGF therapy may aid visual acuity in some nAMD patients

(HealthDay)—For about 20 percent of patients with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD), useful visual acuity (VA) is preserved with anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) treatment, according to a ...