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Southampton scientists make breakthrough in search for future drugs for age-related blindness

July 15, 2019

University of Southampton researchers have developed an innovative solution to treating sight loss in old age. Led by…
Genetic Origin of Severe Developmental Eye Condition Identified

July 10, 2019

The finding is a promising step forward in understanding eye growth – and potentially fixing near- and far-sightedness.…
Immune system can slow degenerative eye disease, NIH-led mouse study shows

June 18, 2019

A new study shows that the complement system, part of the innate immune system, plays a protective role…
Imaging method reveals long-lived patterns in cells of the eye

March 26, 2019

Cells of the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) form unique patterns that can be used to track changes in…
With single gene insertion, blind mice regain sight

March 20, 2019

It was surprisingly simple. University of California, Berkeley, scientists inserted a gene for a green-light receptor into the…
Scientists tackle rare retinal disease in unique research project

February 26, 2019

Researchers at the Lions Eye Institute (LEI) and The University of Western Australia have pioneered a study of…
NIH researchers rescue photoreceptors, prevent blindness in animal models of retinal degeneration

January 22, 2019

Using a novel patient-specific stem cell-based therapy, researchers at the National Eye Institute (NEI) prevented blindness in animal…
Surprise Discovery Reveals Second Visual System in Mouse Cerebral Cortex

January 4, 2019

The visual system is probably the best understood part of the brain. Over the past 75 years, neuroscientists…
Injection Improves Vision in a Form of Childhood Blindness

December 19, 2018

A new treatment for patients with a form of congenital retinal blindness has shown success in improving vision,…
Modeling the most common form of vision loss in older adults

November 23, 2018

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects roughly 200,000 individuals in the United States each year. In most, it comes…
NEI 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge 2020: Reduction to Practice (3-D ROC 2020)

November 23, 2018

The “3-D Retina Organoid” Challenge 2020: Reduction to Practice (the “Challenge”), is an implementation prize competition in which…
NIH scientists combine technologies to view the retina in unprecedented detail

November 19, 2018

By combining two imaging modalities — adaptive optics and angiography — investigators at the National Eye Institute (NEI)…
Multidisciplinary team to develop stem cell-based approaches to restore vision

October 19, 2018

A team from the University of Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are launching a project to develop…
New research models may lead to vision loss treatment

October 15, 2018

Research to prevent vision loss from glaucoma will be aided by a project funded through a major National Eye…
NIH-funded researchers reverse congenital blindness in mice

August 28, 2018

Researchers funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) have reversed congenital blindness in mice by changing supportive cells…
Selective neural connections can be reestablished in retina after injury, study finds

May 25, 2018

The brain’s ability to form new neural connections, called neuroplasticity, is crucial to recovery from some types of…
Glowing Contact Lens Could Prevent A Leading Cause of Blindness

April 27, 2018

Cook, along with a group of researchers from the lab of Yu-Chong Tai, Caltech’s Anna L. Rosen Professor…
Tiny, light-sensitive chips could one day restore sight to the blind

April 25, 2018

Age-related macular degeneration, a disease that slowly degrades light-sensitive cells in the retina, is the leading cause of…
Treating Vision Loss

April 16, 2018

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects more than 1.75 million individuals in the United States. Because the population is aging, that…
Stem cell-based retinal implant tested for common cause of vision loss

April 5, 2018

hysicians and researchers at the USC Roski Eye Institute have collaborated with other California institutions to show that a first-in-kind…
Immune cells in the retina can spontaneously regenerate

March 26, 2018

Immune cells called microglia can completely repopulate themselves in the retina after being nearly eliminated, according to a…
NIH discovery brings stem cell therapy for eye disease closer to the clinic

January 3, 2018

Scientists at the National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the National Institutes of Health, report that tiny tube-like…
Sunrise, Sunset of Light-sensing Neurons

October 4, 2017

Light-sensing neurons use an unexpected system to detect changing amounts of environmental illumination, according to a new study…
Superhuman “night” vision during the total eclipse?

September 7, 2017

If you were fortunate enough to witness the recent total solar eclipse in all its glory, you might…
Editing Out Disease

August 10, 2017

Team of Harvard Medical School researchers from the Schepens Eye Research Institute of Massachusetts Eye and Ear has…
Researchers unlock regenerative potential of cells in the mouse retina

July 31, 2017

Cells within an injured mouse eye can be coaxed into regenerating neurons and those new neurons appear to…
Scientists regenerate retinal cells in mice

July 28, 2017

Scientists have successfully regenerated cells in the retina of adult mice at the University of Washington School of…
NEI 3-D Retina Organoid Challenge (3-D ROC)

June 27, 2017

Insights wanted: leveraging mini-retinas for big breakthroughs in eye disease! The National Eye Institute (NEI), part of the…
Retinal cells go with the flow to assess own motion through space

June 9, 2017

Think of the way that a long flat highway seems to widen out around you from a single…
Avastin as effective as Eylea for treating central retinal vein occlusion

May 10, 2017

Monthly eye injections of Avastin (bevacizumab) are as effective as the more expensive drug Eylea (aflibercept) for the…
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