Research

Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration (iAMD) has demonstrated useful comparisons between visual function tests within a research setting

The researchers at the Centre for Eye Research Australia, Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, Melbourne, have reported that the five visual function parameters commonly… Read More »Intermediate Age-Related Macular Degeneration (iAMD) has demonstrated useful comparisons between visual function tests within a research setting

UK Biobank analysis has shown an association of certain ophthalmic conditions (AMD, cataract & diabetes related eye disease) with incident dementia 

Researchers reviewing the UK Biobank data have published an association of ophthalmic and systemic conditions with incident dementia.  According to their assessment, a multivariable-adjusted hazard… Read More »UK Biobank analysis has shown an association of certain ophthalmic conditions (AMD, cataract & diabetes related eye disease) with incident dementia 

Atypical RNA interference effectors – mirtrons –  may be applicable for replacement genes treating dominant retinitis pigmentosa (RP).

A clinical research team, based at the Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, has published a report on the treatment of RNAi effectors… Read More »Atypical RNA interference effectors – mirtrons –  may be applicable for replacement genes treating dominant retinitis pigmentosa (RP).