Tag: National Eye Institute

Innovation, Med Tech

Study finds telemedicine can accurately detect rare eye disorder

April 10, 2018


A study conducted by Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) in the US has shown that telemedicine can accurately and effectively detect a rare type of eye disease that causes blindness in premature babies. Called retinopathy of prematurity (ROP), the […]

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Space lab technology may help researchers detect early signs of cataract

December 23, 2015

Via: ScienceDaily Health

As we age, proteins in the lenses of our eyes start misbehaving: They unfold and congregate in clusters that block, scatter and distort light as it passes through the lens. A cloudy area, or cataract, forms. In a new study, […]