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One Step Closer To Understanding The Origins Of Eye Disease
2013-04-04 06:12:35

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have published a study describing the use of an innovative process to examine the effect of tension in maintaining retinal tissue.

2013-03-29 23:03:11

A new study finds that the Diopsys NOVA-LX Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) Vision Testing System can help optometrists and ophthalmologists distinguish healthy from glaucomatous eyes, which is especially

Glaucoma Research Points To Potential Early Indicator
2013-01-02 13:21:05

A new study has found that certain changes in blood vessels in the eye's retina can be an early indicator that a person may have an increased risk of glaucoma.

2012-11-12 13:04:51

The first study to compare accident rates for drivers who have advanced glaucoma − an eye disease that affects peripheral vision − with normal-vision drivers, found that the glaucoma group had about twice as many accidents.

2012-10-01 20:18:33

People who take statins to reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease are less likely to be diagnosed with the most common form of glaucoma.

2012-09-05 23:00:13

Konan Medical USA's new RAPDx high definition pupillograph has received Europe's CE Mark and sales will begin in Europe and other countries recognizing the CE Mark beginning at the largest

Two Blind Men Receive Some Sight Through Eye Implants
2012-05-04 05:05:10

Two blind men have received sight for the first time in years due to new advances in medical science.

Women Have Bigger Pupils Than Men
2012-04-26 10:23:25

From an anatomical point of view, a normal, non-pathological eye is known as an emmetropic eye, and has been studied very little until now in comparison with myopic and hypermetropic eyes. The results show that healthy emmetropic women have a wider pupil diameter than men.


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