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. Read about this new diabetes study.
Is it better to do injections or laser for diabetic retinopathy? A new study in JAMA Ophthalmology showed that both are equally successful.