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Basic & Translational Research

Subspecialties Cataract

Sun, Sea, and Cataracts

| Geoffrey Potjewyd | 2 min read

The summer is a time to be out in the sun, but is the risk of cataracts a valid reason for people to stay inside?

Business & Profession Basic & Translational Research

One Step Back

| Geoffrey Potjewyd | 3 min read

The recent allegations of image manipulation in a major Alzheimer’s disease paper are a reminder to keep a keen eye on ethical practice

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

It’s a Drug’s Life

| Geoffrey Potjewyd | 5 min read

Many drugs are applied to the eye, yet we have little to no quantitative data on ocular drug metabolism – until now…

Subspecialties Retina

Pixel Peep

| Jed Boye | 3 min read

A new retinal scanning technique allows researchers to take a closer look at how well our photoreceptors are working

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Glaucoma’s Unconscionable Risk Factor

| Aleksandra Jones

US Black patients’ risk of advanced vision loss from POAG is six times higher than for white patients

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Teaching New Dogs Old Tricks

| Jed Boye

Is mimicking human eye movements the key to improving machine vision?

Subspecialties Retina

The ON-OFF Switch

| Jed Boye | 3 min read

Scientists shine a light on the mechanism that allows people to see shadows in the dark

Subspecialties Cornea / Ocular Surface

Eye Will Remember That

| Jed Boye | 2 min read

Protective memory T cells patrol healthy corneas after an immune response, indicating that our eyes don’t forget when they get attacked

Subspecialties Retina

Conditions for Success

| Geoffrey Potjewyd | 2 min read

A cell medium cocktail created from stem cells may be the solution to oxidative stress in the retina

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

A Smart Patch for Smart Tech

| Yariv Bar-On | 6 min read

Smart contact lenses may be the future of eye health, but how does a small eyelid patch bridge the technology gap to make this a reality?

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