PALADIN Study: Improved visual acuity, CST resulting from fluocinolone acetonide intravitreal implantFebruary 26th 2022
Alimera Sciences, Inc. announces statistically significant improvements in best corrected visual acuity, central subfield thickness and treatment burden for patients with diabetic macular oedema.
The retina may reveal risk of Alzheimer disease in middle ageFebruary 19th 2022
Researchers know that parts of the retina are considered as biomarkers for Alzheimer disease, but the team from Otago’s Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Research Unit in New Zealand have been investigating the retina’s potential to indicate cognitive change earlier in life.
Gene therapies licensed by Kriya Therapeutics target geographic atrophy, other ocular diseasesFebruary 18th 2022
Kriya Therapeutics company recently took the wraps off an exclusive agreement with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Foundation for Research Development to license next generation complement-targeted gene therapies for the treatment of geographic atrophy and other ocular diseases.
Heidelberg Engineering becomes member of Glaucoma/Myopia OCT Phenotyping ConsortiumFebruary 5th 2022
The GMOPC was established in February 2020 at an inaugural meeting in Los Angeles, California, as an investigator-initiated clinical research study, with Heidelberg Engineering as an industry partner.
Smart harness alerts visually impaired people to obstacles in their pathsJanuary 29th 2022
According to the company, biped.ai includes a comfortable and lightweight collar fitted with 3D cameras that continuously monitor a 170° field of view for the user detecting, tracking and predicting the trajectories of all surrounding elements a few seconds in advance.
Retinal age gap linked to heightened death risk, study findsJanuary 21st 2022
The difference between retina’s biological age and person’s real age linked to heightened death risk, with a team of Australian investigators finding that evidence suggests the microvasculature in the retina may be a reliable indicator of the overall health of the body’s circulatory system and the brain.
Children’s Vision Equity Alliance formed by Prevent Blindness’s National Centre for Children’s Vision and Eye HealthNovember 21st 2021
The Children’s Vision Equity Alliance was created to improve access in children’s vision and eye health, working to advance equity in children’s vision and eye health through education, policies and partnerships.