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Latest Visual acuity Stories

2012-04-11 09:30:04

Just because a driver has passed the motor vehicle administration's vision test may not mean he or she is safe to drive.

2012-04-10 09:10:30

A randomized controlled trial involving patients with persistent clinically significant diabetic macular edema (swelling of the retina) suggests the greater efficacy of bevacizumab compared with macular laser therapy that was previously demonstrated at 12 months was maintained through 24 months.

2012-01-10 10:28:10

Replacing visual acuity screenings for new Medicare enrollees with coverage of a dilated eye exam for healthy patients entering the government insurance program for the elderly "would be highly cost-effective".

Eyes May Be Damaged By Prolonged Space Travel
2011-09-03 05:17:22

Astronauts who spend a prolonged amount of time in space could experience problems with their eyesight.

2011-07-20 17:01:08

Dr. Ed Ruthazer is a mapmaker but, his landscape is the developing brain - specifically the neuronal circuitry, which is the network of connections between nerve cells.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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