Daily Archives: 2012/03/01

Does Early Intervention with Low Vision Aids Reduce Depression in Macular Degeneration Patients?

At the World Ophthalmology Congress held in late February in Abu Dhabi, a small study indicated that early intervention using low-vision aids can greatly reduce the severity of depression related to vision loss in patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The study was led by Susanne Trauzettel-Klosinski, MD, from the Low Vision Clinic and Research [...]

Optogenetic Tool Elucidated

RUB researchers explain channelrhodopsin Controlling nerve cells with the aid of light: this is made possible by optogenetics. It enables, for example, the investigation of neurobiological processes with unprecedented spatial and temporal precision….