Healing My Eyes News
- Scientists discover gene therapy provides neuroprotection to prevent glaucoma vision losson July 22, 2021 at 3:30 pm
A form of gene therapy protects optic nerve cells and preserves vision in mouse models of glaucoma, according to new research. The findings suggest a way forward for developing neuroprotective therapies for glaucoma, a leading cause of visual impairment and blindness.
- Wearable devices can reduce collision risk in blind and visually impaired peopleon July 22, 2021 at 3:29 pm
A new randomized controlled trial shows wearing a vibrating collision device can reduce collisions in people who are blind and visually impaired, adding a potential new tool that can be used by these populations in addition to a long cane, to ensure independent travel safety.