Ophthalmology

January 16th, 2019 Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a novel eye drop that rapidly reduces sight-threatening scarring to the surface of the eye. The surface of the eye (the cornea) is usually transparent, but scars resulting from eye...

October 3rd, 2018 High velocity neck manipulation has been shown to result in stress on the eye and lead to spotty vision. The risk is rare, but one that Dr Yannis Paulus, a retina specialist at University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Centre, reports on. The energetic...

June 6th, 2018 The first human corneas have been 3D printed by scientists at Newcastle University. It means the technique could be used in the future to ensure an unlimited supply of corneas. As the outermost layer of the human eye, the cornea has an important...

March 28th, 2018 The first patients to receive a new treatment derived from stem cells for people with wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have regained reading vision according to a small, ground-breaking clinical study involving University College...
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