Category: Eye Care

Doctors Restoring Vision to Those With Catastrophic Eye Injuries

August 30th, 2023
A new type of stem cell treatment appears to be a safe option for people with limbal stem cell deficiency, a condition that can lead to painful ulcers, clouding of the cornea and blindness. New Treatment for Limbal Stem Cell Deficiency Chemical burns… more »

Pigs Could be Key to Help Restore Lost Eyesight

August 25th, 2022
Pigs could be the key to restoring sight in people who have lost their vision due to a damaged cornea, a new study reports. New Experimental Implant In a pilot study, the implant restored vision to 20 patients with diseased corneas, most of whom were… more »

Have Dry, Itchy Eyes? Exercise Could be the Answer

February 16th, 2022
  Working out may help dry, itchy eyes, a new study suggests.   New Study on Dry Eye   Every time you blink, your eyes get covered in tear film, a protective coating that’s crucial for maintaining healthy eye function. Healthy tear film is made of… more »

Cadavers Offer Potential Treatment for Blindness

January 27th, 2021
Retinal stem cells collected from human cadavers offer a potential treatment for blindness, according to an article published on January 19 by “Stem Cell Reports.” Human Cadavers Help with Blindness Healthy retinal pigment epithelium cells implanted u… more »

Rise in Non-Powder Gun Injuries Among Children

January 17th, 2018
 A new report shows that eye injuries tied to non-powder guns have seen a sharp increase among kids. Children and Eye Injuries Between 1990 and 2012, the rate of eye injuries tied to non-powder guns (BB, pellet and paintball) in the United States skyr… more »