Posted on 15th February 2012
The finding will give new hope for people who have been left blind and partially sighted by injuries to the cells. The scientists used an innovative technique to ‘knock out’ proteins that prevent damaged nerves from regenerating. Like most cells in the central nervous system, once optic nerves are damaged, they don’t re-grow but the team at Children’s Hospital, Boston have used a protein found in white blood cells which appears to stimulate neuron re-growth after damage.
22nd April 2021
After a year like no other, we are especially impressed by our optometrist, Rebecca Daly, who is one of the first individuals to have gained the NHS Education for Scotland Glaucoma Award Training (NES...Read more
14th April 2021
Myopia is expected to affect 50% of the world population by 2050. In the UK, the amount of myopia has increased from 10% to 23% of children in the past 50 years. In the past year, we have noticed an i...Read more