Archive for Ophthalmology
A protein that lubricates the joints may soon bring stress relief to dry eyes around the world. Researchers at Mass. Eye and Ear have developed a new treatment for dry eye disease that is currently in clinical trial.
For a safe July 4th holiday, Mass. Eye and Ear specialists urge revelers to take steps to prevent common fireworks injuries to the eyes, ears, head and neck.
A Mass. Eye and Ear research team recently showed that the brains of those who are born blind make new connections in the absence of visual information, resulting in enhanced, compensatory abilities such as a heightened sense of hearing, smell and touch, as well as cognitive functions (such as memory and language).
A cornea and refractive surgery specialist breaks down the latest technology available for laser vision correction, including Lasik, PRK and the newly FDA-approved SMILE procedure.