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Protein injection could hold key to treating AMD

25th November 2011

Scientists believe that injecting the protein Robo4 into the eye could prevent, and even reverse, symptoms of age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Trials on mice at the Unive...

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Bionic vision within sight

22nd November 2011

Scientists at the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers' international conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems have presented for the first time a contact lens-based virtual display...

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50p pill could prevent diabetic retinopathy

20th November 2011

A pill costing just 50 pence a day could prevent diabetic retinopathy, a potentially sight threatening complication of diabetes. Scientists in in Australia have just completed a study involving 10,00...

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Laser eye scan could predict Alzheimer’s

18th November 2011

A simple eye test is being developed to detect early signs of the onset of Alzheimer's disease. The test will look for signs of a build up of the protein beta amyloid in the eye. Neuroptix, the compan...

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Glaucoma – an early warning sign of Alzheimer’s?

10th November 2011

Scientists at University College London have discovered a potential link between glaucoma and Alzheimer's. The researchers discovered that the presence of beta-amyloid proteins are key triggers in b...

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Virtual reality glasses could help MS sufferers

08th November 2011

Scientists in Israel have developed a pair of high-tech spectacles that can help sufferers of Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinsons walk again. An electronic device fitted to the patient's belt transmits ...

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Retinal transplants could restore sight to the blind

06th November 2011

Cell transplants to restore the sight of blind people could start within a decade, according to researchers who have successfully implanted light-sensitive cells into mice. The first successful transp...

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Artificial corneas within sight

05th October 2011

Chemical engineers at Stanford University have developed a material which they say could be used in the eye as an artificial cornea. The material called "Duoptix" is made of 80% water (a similar propo...

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Nano techonlogy could help glaucoma

05th September 2011

Nano particles based on cerium oxide - a compound commonly found in household cleaning products are being used in a new treatment to help relieve the symptoms of Glaucoma....

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