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A Step Closer to Identifying Cause of a Blinding Disease

May 22, 2019

Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is an inherited form of vision loss that causes people to have trouble with their colour vision and difficulty seeing in the centre of their visual field.

Researchers design technology that sees nerve cells fire

December 12, 2018

Researchers at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, have created a noninvasive technology that detects when nerve cells fire based on changes in shape.

Five research teams will develop new models for eye disease research

October 12, 2018

The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, has awarded grants to five multi-disciplinary teams to develop new disease models for a range of eye conditions.

In the Zinc of an Eye

January 9, 2017

NEI-funded researchers at the Boston Children’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School found that optic nerve damage frequently snowballs with unaffected neighboring cells dying alongside the injured nerve cells in the eye