Extraocular muscle surgery is the primary treatment for certain types of strabismus. While all surgical procedures have known risk factors, the risks of strabismus surgery are overstated or not up-to-date in some arenas. For example, a quick Web search reveals websites promoting...
Research was undertaken to determine if volunteers can simulate and reproduce three types of neurologic field defects: hemianopia, quadrantanopia and central scotoma.
Evolution is so important for biology, medicine and a general understanding of our world that scientists want to understand it as fully as possible. That's why, in 1988, biologist took a dozen glass flasks and added identical bacteria to each of them. Those 12 populations...
In order to further develop the therapeutic approach of optogenetic vision, Marion Mutter and project leader Dr. Thomas Münch of the Werner Reichardt Centerfor Integrative Neuroscience and the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience at the University of Tubingen...
According to a recent study, vitamin D supplements may help reduce pain and depression associated with Type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetics who experience pain typically suffer from nerve damage throughout the body, also known as diabetic neuropathy.
Patients at the University of Rochester Medical Center's Eye Institute say they are seeing a "whole new world" since doctors there began using the tiniest device ever available to help prevent the blinding effects of their glaucoma....
A study was undertaken to test whether long-term multivitamin supplementation affects the incidence of cataract or age-related macular degeneration in a large cohort of men. These randomized trial data from a large cohort of middle-aged...
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