News: Retinal Cell Map

News: Retinal Cell Map

Retinal Cell Map Researchers at the National  Eye Institute of have identified distinct differences among the cells comprising a tissue in the retina that is vital to human visual perception. The scientists discovered five subpopulations of retinal pigment epithelium...
Genetic Target for Treating Blindness

Genetic Target for Treating Blindness

Good News Therapies developed for various forms of blindness are extremely challenging because they can vary so widely but Scientists from Trinity College in Dublin have highlighted a genetic target for treating blindness and a range of ocular conditions. Their...
Immunity Cells and Our Eyes

Immunity Cells and Our Eyes

Immunity Cells and Our Eyes Are immune cells doing much more than we think at protecting our eyes? There are so many things our eyes need protection from! Think of all the times you have gotten dust, sand, debris or even eyelashes in your eyes! Virus’ and...
Children’s Vision Summit

Children’s Vision Summit

The American Optometry Association (AOA) has been holding a virtual emergency children’s vision summit to discuss Covid-19 and the impact it has had on the increased screen time for children. WHAT The conversation at the virtual AOA Emergency Children’s Vision...
Eyes are Amazing

Eyes are Amazing

The Eyes are Amazing! The eyes are amazing. They do so many things that many of us take for granted. Even today they hold surprises for scientists! A new study out in late April from Northwestern University has discovered the eyes communicate with the brain through...