Relf EyeCare’s News Roundup for March includes stories on cataract surgery and mental health, visual recovery after stroke, and an eye injection that enhances night vision.
Recent results from The English Longitudinal Study on Aging shows improved mental health for seniors after cataract surgery.
Connections between the eye and the brain are being studied, and researchers feel that stroke patients could be helped. Sixty percent of those who suffer a stroke have vision loss. They hope to target certain cells in the retina and brain to improve sight loss after a stroke. Read the medical news today article.
Have you ever wished you could see in the dark- without night vision goggles? Researchers in China and the US are working on an eye injection containing tiny particles that attach to retinal cells. These particles amplify light, allowing night vision with your naked eye. Read about the night vision study.
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