Study: Exercise Can Provide Relief for Dry, Itchy Eyes

A team led by researchers from the University of Waterloo discovered that participating in aerobic exercise can provide relief for dry, itchy eyes as it causes a significant increase in tear secretion and tear film stability.

Study: Exercise Can Provide Relief for Dry, Itchy Eyes
February 03, 2022
New Research Underway to Examine Biological Mechanism That Cause Cataracts

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson have started to conduct a study to investigate the biological mechanisms that cause cataracts in the aim of developing new, nonsurgical treatments.

New Research Underway to Examine Biological Mechanism That Cause Cataracts
February 07, 2022
Choroidal Thickness Significantly Reduced in Migraine Patients, Study Finds

According to research published online Jan. 27 in the Survey of Ophthalmology, choroidal thickness is dramatically reduced in migraine patients compared to healthy subjects.

Choroidal Thickness Significantly Reduced in Migraine Patients, Study Finds
February 07, 2022
Migraine Patients Have 20% Higher Risk of Being Diagnosed with Neovascular AMD

According to a study published online Feb. 2 in Scientific Reports, individuals with neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD) have increased risk of prior migraine.

Migraine Patients Have 20% Higher Risk of Being Diagnosed with Neovascular AMD
February 09, 2022
Treatment For The Most Common Form Of Blindness Moves A Step Closer

Scientists at the University of Manchester have taken an important step towards finding a treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most common form of adult blindness in the developed world.

Treatment For The Most Common Form Of Blindness Moves A Step Closer
May 18, 2022
Revolutionary Drug Treatment For Cataracts Shows Extremely Positive Lab Results

A revolutionary new treatment for cataracts has shown extremely positive results in laboratory tests, giving hope that the condition, which currently can only be cured with surgery, could soon be treated with drugs.

Revolutionary Drug Treatment For Cataracts Shows Extremely Positive Lab Results
May 18, 2022
Pegcetacoplan May Slow Onset of Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Study Shows

The drug pegcetacoplan was found to slow the onset of age-related macular degeneration in some people, according to a clinical trial conducted by an international team of researchers.

Pegcetacoplan May Slow Onset of Age-Related Macular Degeneration, Study Shows
February 14, 2022
New Research Identifies Potential Drug Treatment For Advanced Eye Cancer

An international team of researchers led by University College Dublin (UCD) have uncovered a potential treatment approach for advanced uveal melanoma (UM), a type of cancer that affects the eye.

New Research Identifies Potential Drug Treatment For Advanced Eye Cancer
May 24, 2022
Tear Fluid Collected Using Noninvasive Technique Could Help Diagnose Diseases

The protective outer layer of our eyes, called the tear film, contains thousands of proteins, which provide clues about wellness and disease, and scientists have fine-tuned what they say is a non-invasive and efficient way to look at those clues.

Tear Fluid Collected Using Noninvasive Technique Could Help Diagnose Diseases
June 02, 2022
New Study Finds Connection Between COVID-19 and Chronic Bilateral Dacryoadenitis

Two Japanese ophthalmologists have discovered that SARS-CoV-2 may target lacrimal gland tissue and manifest as chronic inflammation.

New Study Finds Connection Between COVID-19 and Chronic Bilateral Dacryoadenitis
February 21, 2022
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