POSTS TAGGED AS macular degeneration

13 Years of iPSC Therapies in Clinical Trials

March 5, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

iPS cell therapies for clinical trials
Thirteen years have passed since Kyoto University’s Shinya Yamanaka demonstrated how altering four genes could [MORE]

Patch with Microneedles Delivers Drugs for Eye Diseases

February 12, 2019 | | Posted in Newsletter

Eye patch with microneedles
Means for delivering drugs to treat glaucoma and macular degeneration—eye drops and needle injections–are limited in several [MORE]

Perspective on Clinical Stem Cell Therapy

December 11, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Human embryonic stem cell
In the 20 years since the University of Wisconsin’s James Thomson isolated the first embryonic stem cells, [MORE]

An Eye Scan for Early Parkinson’s Diagnosis

October 9, 2018 | | Posted in Newsletter

Braak staging . Parkinson’s Disease
Through imaging studies of 49 Parkinson’s patients and 54 age-matched controls, researchers in Seoul found that [MORE]

Monitoring Macular Degeneration with a Contact Lens

March 28, 2017 | | Posted in Newsletter

Detect Ultrasound with Light
Optical ultrasound detection is a new aspect of photoacoustic imaging, and comes from engineers at Northwestern University. [MORE]

Wait and See

November 17, 2015 | | Posted in Newsletter

Macular Degeneration
This past August, a patient at the Moorfield Eye Hospital in London underwent a two hour surgery which placed [MORE]

New Device for Detecting Eye Diseases

February 18, 2014 | | Posted in Newsletter

Optical Coherence Tomography
Optical coherence tomography is a technology that bends infrared light in examining eyes for such things as [MORE]

Vision Restoring Brain Implant

September 3, 2013 | | Posted in Newsletter

Bionic eye diagram
Bioengineers at Monash University in Australia have developed a “bionic eye” that bypasses the human optic [MORE]

Stem Cells for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

September 11, 2012 | | Posted in Newsletter

Stem Cell Clinical Trials
This piece reports on two groups, in Japan and the United States, that are applying stem [MORE]

Eye-Implantable Mini-Telescope

August 16, 2010 | | Posted in Newsletter

Implanted Eye Telescope
Last year, Tagline noticed the development of a miniature telescope that could be implanted to replace the [MORE]

Bionic Eye

May 5, 2009 | | Posted in Newsletter

VisionCare Telescope
VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies (Saratoga, CA) has developed a small (pencil eraser size) telescope that can be implanted in the [MORE]