Research

Innovative approach aims to use near-infrared to convert light into heat through an engineered channel to restore retina sensitivity

Researchers in the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel, Switzerland have reported a novel strategy to use near-infrared (NIR) wavelength inputs to restore blind… Read More »Innovative approach aims to use near-infrared to convert light into heat through an engineered channel to restore retina sensitivity

Proof-of-concept study for oral synthetic 9 cis-retinyl provides visual rescue for late-onset autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP)

A collaborative research group with scientists working in Ireland, France, USA and Canada has reported the effects of single 7-day oral retinoid supplementation lasting “at… Read More »Proof-of-concept study for oral synthetic 9 cis-retinyl provides visual rescue for late-onset autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP)