Displaying 161–170 of 199 research results
Nov 5, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
Acupuncture definitely has potential benefits, and the breadth of those is being aggressively explored.
Oct 30, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
While it isn’t a substitute for a diagnosis through genetic testing, the urine test can verify that a given DHDDS mutation is, in fact, causing RP.
Oct 23, 2013 Science Education
What exactly is gene therapy, and how does it work?
Sep 26, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
Known as EZ Width, it holds potential for reducing the time, cost and number of patients needed to determine if a therapy is working in a clinical trial.
Aug 29, 2013 Science Education
How the Retina Adapts to Central Vision Loss
Aug 22, 2013 Science Education
Until therapies become readily available, it’s important for patients and families to establish an ongoing relationship with a retinal specialist familiar with retinal degenerations.
Aug 9, 2013 Science Education
The Foundation Fighting Blindness is, of course, all about finding treatments and cures for retinal degenerative diseases. However, we are well aware that many of our constituents and their families are dealing with more than just vision loss. That’s because genetic defects causing retinal conditions can sometimes affect other parts of the body. The result is conditions often referred to as syndromes.
Jul 26, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
Identifying the genes and proteins that play a major role in retinal health and vision is an important step in finding preventions and cures for degenerative diseases.
Jul 8, 2013 Science Education
Check out RetNet, the online catalogue of every known retinal degenerative disease gene.
Jun 12, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
Many registries enable patients to collect and track information about their health, so they can take an active role in managing their care.