Those complications include retinopathy, a blinding disease
in which tiny blood vessels in the retina begin to leak; nephropathy, in which blood vessels in the kidney are damaged; and neuropathy, in which nerves in the feet, legs, and fingertips are damaged.
Other researchers, including some at USC, are taking a somewhat different approach to treating glaucoma, a potentially blinding disease
caused by a buildup of pressure inside the eye.
The results achieved by the Retina Implant team to-date represent a significant advance in this technology that could greatly enhance the quality of life for people with an incurable, blinding disease
Blaauw and Dennis Sylvester's new system, which is targeted toward medical applications, is a pressure monitor designed to be implanted in the eye to conveniently and continuously track the progress of glaucoma, a potentially blinding disease
In one experiment, S-antigen caused an inflammation of the pineal gland similar to the sometimes blinding disease
of the retina known as uveitis.
The results demonstrated by the German team are genuinely impressive, and they represent an important step towards artificial vision that could greatly enhance the quality of life for people with an incurable, blinding disease
Lee joined the AECP in their annual mission to Armenia to teach local doctors how to save sight in children by diagnosing and treating Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP), an aggressive blinding disease
affecting one third of Armenian premature infants.
approximately 100,000 people have an inherited blinding disease
called Retinitis Pigmentosa.
Washington, Oct 21 (ANI): Scientists from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia have successfully restored partial vision in a 50-year-old woman, diagnosed with blinding disease
at the age of 13, with the help of an electronic eye implant.
The results seen in the LUMINATE clinical trial program, the largest completed to date in non-infectious uveitis, support our belief that LX211 has the potential to significantly advance the treatment of this blinding disease
," said Ulrich Grau, Ph.
Herpes keratitis (herpes virus infection of the cornea) is a serious, potentially blinding disease
of the eye.
pSivida's lead development stage product Medidur[TM] FA (to be marketed as Iluvien(TM)), is in pivotal Phase III clinical trials treating diabetic macular edema (DME), a potentially blinding disease
that affects over 1,000,000 people in the US.