Quantcast

Latest Retinitis pigmentosa Stories

2010-03-02 07:30:00

NEW YORK, March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International, the non-profit leader in vision healthcare, research, education and advocacy, launches a new website that features the first customizable, low-vision simulator that shows how a person with an eye disease sees the world.

2010-02-24 14:36:45

Findings could affect future treatments for macular degeneration, stargardt disease & other forms of retinal disease

2010-02-03 07:10:00

LIVONIA, Mich., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- To commemorate Low Vision Awareness Month this February, Dr.

2010-01-31 17:20:00

International scientists today reported encouraging results in human trials of the use of the herb saffron for treating one of the commonest causes of loss of sight in old age.

2010-01-27 10:58:03

Researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine and the Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts have developed a new tool for gene therapy that significantly increases gene delivery to cells in the retina compared to other carriers and DNA alone.

3866f8d1afc0a6d6af19fd761edde9931
2010-01-26 15:20:00

Researchers trying to restore vision damaged by disease have found promise in a tiny implant that sows seeds of new cells in the eye.

2010-01-19 11:34:29

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have discovered new links between a common form of inherited blindness affecting children and a gene known as Abelson helper integration site-1 (AHI1).

2009-12-23 17:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 15th annual "Eyes of Christmas" presentation is being telecast over multiple broadcasts, cable and satellite networks, as well as the Internet, to 160 million homes this year.

2009-12-15 06:00:00

VANCOUVER, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc.

2009-10-24 13:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Born with a retinal disease that made him legally blind, and would eventually leave him totally sightless, the nine-year-old boy used to sit in the back of the classroom, relying on the large print on an electronic screen and assisted by teacher aides.


Word of the Day
orbity
  • A bereavement by loss of parents or children; the state of being orbate; orbation.
The word 'orbity' ultimately comes from a Latin word meaning 'bereaved'.