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  • December 28, 2016
  • 04:30 AM
  • 441 views

Ocular Injuries May Not Be the Most Common, But Are They Easily Preventable?

by Kyle Harris in Sports Medicine Research (SMR): In the Lab & In the Field

Sport-related ocular injuries are most commonly open wounds to the eye or surrounding visual structures. Advocating for, or implementing rule changes to require protective eyewear could greatly mitigate this risk.... Read more »

Haring RS, Sheffield ID, Canner JK, & Schneider EB. (2016) Epidemiology of Sports-Related Eye Injuries in the United States. JAMA ophthalmology, 134(12), 1382-1390. PMID: 27812702  

  • December 23, 2015
  • 10:45 AM
  • 549 views

Teleretinal Screening Can Reduce Blindness and Costs in Diabetic Eye Disease

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Christina Y. Weng, MD, MBA Assistant Professor-Vitreoretinal Diseases & Surgery Baylor College of Medicine-Cullen Eye Institute  Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Weng: Telemedicine has been around for … Continue reading →
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Dr. Christina Weng,. (2015) Teleretinal Screening Can Reduce Blindness and Costs in Diabetic Eye Disease. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • December 21, 2015
  • 03:27 PM
  • 374 views

Retinal Vessel Occlusion Linked To Increased Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Te-Chao Fang, MD, PhD. Division of Nephrology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Fang: Patients undergoing … Continue reading →
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Te-Chao Fang, MD, PhD. (2015) Retinal Vessel Occlusion Linked To Increased Mortality in Hemodialysis Patients. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • December 2, 2015
  • 11:20 AM
  • 909 views

The dancing eyes of coal miners and deuterium drinkers

by Rosin Cerate in Rosin Cerate

I once took an overnight bus from Toronto to NYC. While certainly an inexpensive means of transport, it's crap having to disembark at the border and be shuffled through security just as you're settling in for the ride. Yet, if you're like me, the worst is still to come. I'm an eternal optimist when it comes to sleeping while travelling. Transatlantic flight? No problem, I'll just pack my inflatable neck pillow, pop a Benadryl, and snooze the time away. In practice, this of course doesn't work an........ Read more »

  • November 26, 2015
  • 07:42 AM
  • 584 views

LUCAS: Lucentis Compared to Avastin Treat and Extend Study For Macular Degeneration

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Karina Birgitta Berg MD Department of Ophthalmology Oslo University Hospital Oslo, Norway  Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Berg: Neovascular age-related macular degeneration (nAMD) has been the leading … Continue reading →
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Karina Birgitta Berg MD. (2015) LUCAS: Lucentis Compared to Avastin Treat and Extend Study For Macular Degeneration. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • October 12, 2015
  • 08:23 AM
  • 785 views

Promising Study Supports Gene Therapy For Wet Macular Degeneration

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Professor  P. Elizabeth Rakoczy Centre for Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences The University of Western Australia Head of Department – Molecular Ophthalmology Lions Eye Institute Australia Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Prof. Rakoczy: Wet age … Continue reading →
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Professor P. Elizabeth Rakoczy. (2015) Promising Study Supports Gene Therapy For Wet Macular Degeneration. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • October 8, 2015
  • 06:10 PM
  • 298 views

First Born Children More Likely To Be Nearsighted

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Professor Jeremy A. Guggenheim School of Optometry & Vision Sciences Cardiff University Cardiff, UK Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Guggenheim: An increased risk of myopia (nearsightedness) in first-born vs. non-first-born individuals was noticed … Continue reading →
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Professor Jeremy A. Guggenheim. (2015) First Born Children More Likely To Be Nearsighted. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • October 5, 2015
  • 09:41 AM
  • 391 views

Gene Controls What Big Eyes You Have….

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Dr. Annabel Christ PhD Max-Delbrueck-Center for Molecular Medicine Berlin, Germany Medical Research: What is the background for this study? Dr. Christ: The development and function of the retina in all vertebrate species follow the same principles. Still, there … Continue reading →
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Dr. Annabel Christ PhD. (2015) Gene Controls What Big Eyes You Have.. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • June 2, 2015
  • 07:52 PM
  • 314 views

Smartphone-Based Vision Test For Community-Based Evaluations

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Andrew Bastawrous, MRCOphth International Centre for Eye Health, Clinical Research Department London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, England Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Dr. Bastawrous: As part … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Andrew Bastawrous, MRCOphth, International Centre for Eye Health, Clinical Research Department, & London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), London, England. (2015) Smartphone-Based Vision Test For Community-Based Evaluations. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • February 26, 2015
  • 09:54 PM
  • 415 views

Amblyopia Helped By Two Hours of Patching

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Eric Crouch, MD, FAAO, FAAP, FACS Vice Chair, PEDIGAssociate Professor Department of Ophthalmology Eastern Virginia Medical School Assistant Professor Department of Pediatrics Eastern Virginia Medical School Chief of Ophthalmology, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters Norfolk, Virginia … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Eric Crouch, MD, FAAO, FAAP, FACS. (2015) Amblyopia Helped By Two Hours of Patching. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • February 20, 2015
  • 02:52 PM
  • 407 views

Model Show Lucentis Markedly Reduces Blindness From Diabetes

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Rohit Varma, MD, MPH Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology USC Eye Institute, Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main … Continue reading →... Read more »

MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Rohit Varma, MD, MPH. (2015) Model Show Lucentis Markedly Reduces Blindness From Diabetes. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • February 20, 2015
  • 11:33 AM
  • 512 views

For Moderate or Severe Diabetic Macular Edema, Eylea Is Best

by Marie Benz in MedicalResearch.com

MedicalResearch.com Medical Research Interviews and News
MedicalResearch.com Interview with: Adam Glassman, M.S. Director, DRCRnet Coordinating Center Jaeb Center for Health Research Tampa, FL 33647   Medical Research: What is the background for this study? What are the main findings? Response: Diabetic macular edema (DME) is the … Continue reading →
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MedicalResearch.com Interview with:, & Adam Glassman, M.S. (2015) For Moderate or Severe Diabetic Macular Edema, Eylea Is Best. MedicalResearch.com. info:/

  • November 27, 2012
  • 03:01 PM
  • 1,003 views

Compound found in rosemary protects against macular degeneration in laboratory model

by Sanford- Burnham in Beaker

Researchers discover that carnosic acid, a component of the herb rosemary, promotes eye health in rodents—providing a possible new approach for treating conditions such as age-related macular degeneration.... Read more »

  • September 17, 2012
  • 07:28 AM
  • 848 views

Innovation in Action: helping people to see again

by Pieter Droppert in Biotech Strategy Blog

Can you imagine what it must be like to go blind? Degenerative diseases of the eye such as retinitis pigmentosa can result in loss of vision and blindness.

Several research groups are working on innovative retinal prostheses that aim to restore some vision.

Last month Bionic Vision Australia announced the first implant of a prototype bionic eye. ... Read more »

Humayun MS, Dorn JD, da Cruz L, Dagnelie G, Sahel JA, Stanga PE, Cideciyan AV, Duncan JL, Eliott D, Filley E.... (2012) Interim results from the international trial of Second Sight's visual prosthesis. Ophthalmology, 119(4), 779-88. PMID: 22244176  

Weiland JD, Cho AK, & Humayun MS. (2011) Retinal prostheses: current clinical results and future needs. Ophthalmology, 118(11), 2227-37. PMID: 22047893  

  • May 17, 2012
  • 03:47 AM
  • 1,691 views

Too good to be true? Stopping myopia progression by controlling peripheral refraction.

by Pablo Artal in Optics confidential

New lights on optical methods to control myopia progression are not very promising... learn more.... Read more »

  • March 19, 2012
  • 09:49 PM
  • 1,513 views

Is the display resolution of the new Ipad adequate for the eye?

by Pablo Artal in Optics confidential

Visual optics tell us if the resolution of the new Ipad display enough for the eye and how compares with the ipad2... ... Read more »

  • February 20, 2012
  • 02:09 AM
  • 1,944 views

Which intraocular lens fits my eye? Science not magic

by Pablo Artal in Optics confidential

Learn how to determine the power of an intraocular lens after cataract surgery. Science, not magic...... Read more »

  • January 31, 2012
  • 06:00 AM
  • 1,426 views

Correcting presbyopia with corneal inlays: ¿reinventing the wheel or the advantages of simplicity?

by Pablo Artal in Optics confidential

A simple method to correct for presbyopia is evaluated...... Read more »

Tabernero, J., Schwarz, C., Fernandez, E., & Artal, P. (2011) Binocular Visual Simulation of a Corneal Inlay to Increase Depth of Focus. Investigative Ophthalmology , 52(8), 5273-5277. DOI: 10.1167/iovs.10-6436  

  • December 27, 2011
  • 11:00 AM
  • 1,408 views

Optics research and the eye in Spain during the XX century: a brief history

by Pablo Artal in Optics confidential

A brief historical account on optical and vision research in Spain in the XX century... Read more »

Marcos, Artal, Santamaría, Aguilar, Plaza. (2006) Research in Physiological Optics in Spain: A historical revision. Opt. Pura Apl. 39 (3) 189-197 . info:/

  • November 7, 2011
  • 05:30 AM
  • 1,368 views

Evaluating dry eyes

by Pablo Artal in Optics confidential

Dry eye is a condition affecting millions of people. Surprisingly there is a lack of objective methods to evaluate tear film quality. A new optical method is described here, discussing implications and more...... Read more »

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