Author Archive for Mass. Eye and Ear Communications
This “CRISPR trick,” developed by Dr. Qin Liu’s lab at Mass. Eye and Ear, may advance new treatments for inherited diseases — including retinitis pigmentosa.
A hearing aid doesn't mean that you're old, and wearing headphones designed to help you hear does not make you rude. Mass. Eye and Ear Audiology Director, Dr. Kevin Franck, sheds like on the many hearing devices that can keep you hearing well into the future.
Kids sometimes put foreign objects up their noses and in their ears and throats. Pediatric ENT specialist Dr. Jennifer Setlur has some advice to keep your little ones safe (and to keep you calm) when this happens.
A small clinical trial at Mass. Eye and Ear showed that some patients with dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) improved when taking high doses of statins, a common drug to lower cholesterol.
Freezing temperatures and snowy sidewalks put everyone at risk for falls, but for the elderly, these tumbles are especially dangerous. Mass. Eye and Ear balance and dizziness specialist Dr. Steven Rauch offers some tips to stay upright on a slippery winter day.
Diagnosed with a rare form of glaucoma at age 15, Alex LeClair reflects on her journey with the sight-stealing condition.
Worried about toy safety during the holidays? Mass. Eye and Ear specialists offer some tips to avoid eye and ENT injuries.