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Business & Profession Neuro-ophthalmology

“Miami, We Have a Problem”

| Ruth Steer

Florida-based team shows first quantitative evidence for CSF in spaceflight-induced ocular changes.

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

Amblyopia: Game On!

| Ruth Steer

Should children with amblyopia play instead of patch?

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

The Artificial Vision Endgame

Skip the retina and the optic nerve – and stimulate the brain directly.

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

Number Games

| Mark Hillen

In the congenitally blind, the visual cortex gets used for counting.

Subspecialties Basic & Translational Research

Tasting Vision

| Roisin McGuigan

The story of BrainPort – from vibrating plates to a visual aid helping users “see” with their tongue.

Subspecialties Imaging & Diagnostics

The Thinner, the Poorer

| Ruth Steer

A reduction in retinal thickness may be associated with a decrease in cognitive function.

Subspecialties Glaucoma

Everybody Hertz

| Ruth Steer

Can non-invasive brain stimulation in patients with optic nerve damage restore vision?

Subspecialties Imaging & Diagnostics

Alzheimer’s Disease Peep Show

Could a simple eye exam be used to diagnose and stage Alzheimer's?

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

Gym Tonic

| Ruth Steer

Tired eyes after exercise? Caffeine might be just the tonic.

Subspecialties Neuro-ophthalmology

Benign “Blindness”

| Ruth Steer

For some, checking Facebook in bed can be a (temporarily) blinding experience.


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