Fly eyes link DNMBP to congenital cataracts

A new study has found compelling evidence that links dynamin-binding protein (DNMBP) to congenital bilateral cataracts and severe vision loss. “We were...

Introducing the KinD21 project

“…should we institute collagen cross-linking on a routine basis, which would eliminate the need for multiple examinations under anaesthesia, anaesthesia...

New LEI centre for juvenile macular disease

The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) in Western Australia (WA) is creating a Centre of Research Excellence in Juvenile Macular Disease to spotlight an important...

Positive trial results for two DED therapies

Oyster Point Pharma says two separate Phase 2b clinical trials evaluating the company’s novel therapies for the treatment of Dry Eye Disease (DED) have...

Simple screening test for early Alzheimer’s?

Retinal imaging device manufacturer Optos and Amydis, which has developed a pipeline of compounds to detect amyloid proteins in the retina, are collaborating...

Colour blindness lenses for strong protans

A new kind of lens, specially engineered for people with strong protan-type colour vision deficiency has been released and the manufacturers claim it helps...

Menrad invests in Mondottica

Menrad has taken “a minority but substantial shareholding of Mondottica’s shares,” after a successful four-year joint venture in Germany, Mondottica International...

Stem cell therapy harm laid bare

A team of ophthalmologists says the amount of harm being done by unapproved stem cell therapy is underreported.The team went looking for scientific evidence...

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