As the number of intravitreal injection procedures increases, so will the incidence of injection-related complications, such as endophthalmitis. Attempting to reduce the rate of postinjection endophthalmitis with prophylactic antibiotics is unnecessary…
Treating blindness caused by burns using limbal stem cells harvested from the undamaged eye of the same patient has now become cheaper, easier and safer. Results of a pilot study of the SLET (simplified technique of limbal transplantation) technique co…
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 […]
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….
Condition Summary: Eye Diseases