This is really cool. Rather than having to use donor corneas, scientists have discovered a way to print them! Using a special stem cell bio ink the corneas can be 3D printed in about 10 minutes! Read about the 3D-printed corneas.
Another reason diabetic eye exams need to be completed yearly: a new study quantified the increased likelihood of glaucoma in diabetics. 20 diabetics out of 10,000 will get Glaucoma, while in the non-diabetic population, it was 17 out of 10,000.
Is it better to do injections or laser for diabetic retinopathy? A new study in JAMA Ophthalmology showed that both are equally successful.