Possible Cure For Degenerative Vision Diseases

Scientists from the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research in Switzerland have announced a possible cure for degenerative vision diseases such as macular degeneration. By manipulating … [Read more...]

Restoring Sight with Artificial Retinas

Researchers may have found a way to restore sight for those people suffering from macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa.  Scientists are testing artificial retinas and hope that these devices … [Read more...]

Retina Transplants Restore Vision

In a study led by Dr. Norman Radtke of the University of Louisville, KY., it was found that retina implants improved the vision in 7 out of 10 patients with vision loss. These patients had vision loss … [Read more...]

Electronic Implant in the Eye Restores Sight of Two Patients Suffering from Retinitis Pigmentosa

On 15 April 2008, as part of an international Phase I clinical study, surgeons at Moorfields carried out two successful operations to implant an artificial electronic retinal device into the eyes of … [Read more...]