Displaying 171–180 of 211 research results
Jan 22, 2014 Eye On the Cure Research News
Researchers were able to improve vision in five of six people with choroideremia participating in a clinical trial.
Dec 31, 2013 Eye On the Cure Research News
The French retinal implant developer Pixium quietly launched a clinical trial for its Intelligent Retinal Implant System 1 (IRIS1) in France, Austria and Germany.
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.