Detroid Lake Lions club was accompanied by students from Holy Rosary School in Detroit Lakes and medical students from the University of Minnesota and Ohio State College of Optometry on their annual trip to Maxico to help needy people with eyeglasses.
The new British research that is supposed to be one of the first successful applications originating from embryonic stem cells (ESC)to cure blindness, is being boost up by Pfizer, would soon begin human trials within two years in UK.
As per World Health Organisation (WHO), trachoma is an infectious disease responsible, at present, for approximately 3% of the world's blindness. Worldwide, there are about 8 million people irreversibly visually impaired by trachoma; an estimated 84 million cases of active disease in need of treatment, if blindness is to be prevented.
Scientist shall present study results of Epidemic Kerato-Conjunctivitis (EKC) drug at Diseases and Drug Discovery conference
The studies on nanoviricide drug candidates against Epidemic Kerato-Conjunctivitis (EKC) were conducted at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research of the NSLIJ. Dr. Boniuk will be speaking at the GTC-Bio Conference on Ocular Diseases and Drug Discovery on April 21 in Philadelphia, PA.
Blindness due to macular degeneration (AMD) could be cured by stem cell therapy Stem cell therapy may cure blindness
The world’s first stem cell therapy to cure the most common cause of blindness has been developed by British researchers.
Prescribing spectacles or lenses to improve vision quality is like giving a stick to a person whose leg is defective. In both the cases situation improves but not cured.
Researchers and physicians from Texas Children’s Cancer Center, the Children’s Cancer Hospital at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, the Methodist Hospital and Baylor College of Medicinea, have came together to to create the Retinoblastoma Centre of Houston to treat children who are suffering from the dreaded eye cancer.
WASHINGTON - Listening to enjoyable music could help save damaged sight in stroke victims, new research suggests.
New study says Yes. If you compared with glasses contact lenses boost up child's self image. It helps to change the appearance, friend acceptance, participation in sports and games and up lift self confidence.
LUCKNOW - At least 10 more patients have complained of blurred vision and eye infection after undergoing free cataract surgery at an eye camp here, officials said Tuesday, two days after 22 people were rushed to hospital with similar complaints.