Ophthalmology

“Since the 1990s, the emphasis has been on trying to get the best possible vision without glasses, both from better surgery and the type of lens we implant.”
“If patients are seen regularly and comply with their doctor’s instructions, the chances of going blind from glaucoma are actually very low.”
Vision evaluation should be a key part of any primary-care exam. Whether it's an easily treatable problem such as cataracts or warning signs of more serious conditions such as retinal detachment, age...
Human corneal endothelial cells (HCEnCs) form a monolayer of hexagonal cells whose main function is to maintain corneal clarity by regulating corneal hydration. Cell loss due to aging or corneal...
Although legally permitted to drive in the US, people with partial central vision loss (blind areas) in both eyes, due to stroke, or other types of traumatic brain injury, may have difficulty in...
Researchers from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Loyola University Chicago Health Sciences Division and their collaborators have isolated an elusive...