This month’s news includes an exciting eye drop instead of injection option for AMD patients, a new “eye language”, and an update on ocular melanoma.
A new “eye language” was created by TBWA/India for the NeuroGen Brain & Spine Institute for people with paralysis. The language uses eye movements and blinking to communicate. Read more about this new language.
Ocular melanoma is a rare eye cancer, usually affecting only 6 in every one million individuals. Recently, 38 cases have been diagnosed with people who attended Auburn University between 1983 to 2001. Read more about this study.
Macular Degeneration: Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a cell penetrating peptide that can deliver medication directly to the eye tissue that needs it, without an injection. Read more about these new drops.