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Health News - Eye Health/Ophthalmology

General Optical Council approves standards of practice, UK
The General Optical Council (GOC) has agreed new standards of practice for optometrists and dispensing opticians, and new standards for optical students to come into effect from 1 April 2016. (Medical News Today)

New eye-tracker method shows 'preferred retinal location' in both eyes
Eyes with central vision loss adapt by developing a new fixation point in a different part of the retina, called the preferred retinal location (PRL). (Medical News Today)

Less is more when treating rare eye condition
New research from the University of Alberta's Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is showing less is more when it comes to the treatment of optic disc pits - a rare eye condition. (Medical News Today)

Researchers pinpoint where the brain unites our eyes' double vision
If you have two working eyes, you are live streaming two images of the world into your brain. (Medical News Today)

Cataracts may be treatable with eye drops instead of surgery
Researchers have successfully treated cataracts in dogs using eye drops that contain a natural steroid that dissolves the protein clumps that cause the lens to go misty. (Medical News Today)

NICE publishes final guidance for EYLEA for visual impairment due to diabetic macular oedema
Bayer HealthCare is pleased to announce that NICE has made the final recommendation for EYLEA® (aflibercept solution for injection) for the treatment of visual impairment due to diabetic... (Medical News Today)

Preserving photoreceptor cells following retinal injury
Vision researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear/Harvard Medical School (HMS) Department of Ophthalmology have taken a first step in solving a vexing problem: how to preserve photoreceptor cells and... (Medical News Today)

World first: man with AMD receives bionic eye implant
An 80-year-old man with age-related macular degeneration has become the first in the world to receive a bionic eye implant, leading to a significant improvement in visual function. (Medical News Today)

Study suggests new treatment avenue to prevent serous retinal detachment
Research published in The American Journal of Pathology points to causal role of mast cell degranulation in acute and chronic eye problemsWet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading... (Medical News Today)

Many mobile health apps neglect needs of blind users
More Americans are using mobile devices and other technologies to track some aspect of their health at home, from diet and exercise to sleep patterns to bloodwork. (Medical News Today)

Vision-restoring gene therapy also strengthens visual processing pathways in brain
Surprisingly rapid regrowth of unused brain connections after decades of near blindnessStimulating the left or right eye in normal sighted individuals results in a symmetrical brain response... (Medical News Today)

Gene therapy gives long-term protection to photoreceptor cells
A collaboration between scientists in the UK and the USA has shown that gene therapy can give life-long protection to the light-sensitive photoreceptor cells responsible for colour vision in a mouse... (Medical News Today)

Human color vision gives people the ability to see nanoscale differences
The human eye is an amazing instrument and can accurately distinguish between the tiniest, most subtle differences in color. (Medical News Today)

Researchers manage to detect eye diseases using a Smartphone
Researchers at the Medical and Surgical Center for Retina developed software that detects eye diseases such as diabetic macular edema using a smartphone. (Medical News Today)

Seeing the world through assistive glasses
A new research project at the Cluster of Excellence Cognitive Interactive Technology (CITEC) in Bielefeld University focuses on the development of a mobile adaptive assistance system in the form... (Medical News Today)

NHS accessible information standard welcomed by hearing loss charity
A long-awaited information standard launched July 3 by NHS England that will improve healthcare for millions of people has been welcomed by the UK's largest hearing loss charity, Action on Hearing... (Medical News Today)

Could eye color predict the risk of alcohol dependence?
For the first time, researchers have uncovered a link between eye color and alcohol dependence, finding people with light-colored eyes may be more likely to become alcoholics. (Medical News Today)

Number of fireworks-related injuries still remains high
A new report shows that estimated fireworks-related injuries in the US have not fallen significantly in the past year. In particular, eye injuries continue to increase. (Medical News Today)

New measurements reveal differences between stem cells for treating retinal degeneration
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists used new methods to show that 1 type of stem cell is superior to another for treating retinal degeneration in research that could significantly... (Medical News Today)

In blinding eye disease, trash-collecting cells go awry, accelerate damage
Spider-like cells inside the brain, spinal cord and eye hunt for invaders, capturing and then devouring them. (Medical News Today)

Seeing is believing
How brains make sense of the visual worldIf your eyes deceive you, blame your brain. Many optical illusions work because what we see clashes with what we expect to see.That 3D movie? (Medical News Today)

Fine tuning in the brain
When newborn babies open their eyes for the first time, they already possess nerve cells specialized in particular stimuli in the visual cortex of their brains - but these nerve cells are not... (Medical News Today)

Miniature pump regulates internal ocular pressure
Elevated or diminished eye pressure impairs our ability to see, and in the worst cases, can even lead to blindness. Until now, there has been no effective long-term treatment. (Medical News Today)

Vision screening in preschool-aged children: Benefit and harm still unclear
No new screening studies identifiedIt remains unclear whether a special ophthalmological examination of all children younger than 6 years (and potential follow-up treatments) would reduce the... (Medical News Today)

Data demonstrates long term effectiveness and safety of telescope implant for macular degeneration in patients 65 years and older
VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc. a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for the treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), has announced the publication of "Long-Term... (Medical News Today)

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