Cornea

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Name: Cornea
First reported 59 mins ago - Updated 59 mins ago - 1 reports

Brief: Richards to join ClearView Eye Clinic

ClearView Eye Clinic announced ophthalmologist and cornea specialist Shawn Richards will be joining its team Aug. 4.A Moscow native, Richards obtained his undergraduate degree from Brigham Young University and attended medical school at St. Louis University ... [Published Moscow-Pullman Daily News - 59 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty

Endothelial keratoplasty (EK) is the most commonlyperformed corneal transplant procedurein the United States. An analysis of the Eye BankAssociation of America’s 2013 Statistical Reportshows an 18-fold increase in the number of EK proceduresin this country, ... [Published CRS Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Vasectomy raises prostate cancer risk

Life expectancy of Iranians could reach 80 yearsHealth DeskThe lifespan of Iranians could increase to 80 years through targeted hygienic measures and controlling non-communicable diseases, said deputy health minister for research affairs.Speaking at a ... [Published Iran Daily - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Iran, Stem Cell, Retinal
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

IN THE DARK: Astronomers wonder what happened to 80 percent of the light in the universe

An enormous deficit of ultraviolet light has turned up missingTheuniverse has gotten a lot darker. Astronomers have discovered anenormous deficit of ultraviolet light in the known universe and are at aloss as to why that is.A $70 million instrument, the ... [Published Catholic Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Dangers of Contact Lenses: Amoeba Eye Infection Blinds Woman

by Rachael Rettner, LiveScience Staff WriterDate: 11 July 2014 Time: 04:54 PM ETAcanthamoeba keratitis, an infection of the eyeball's outer layer, can be caused by using contact lenses that were washed with tap water.CREDIT: Image via ShutterstockA student ... [Published LiveScience.com - 15 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Tips for protecting your eyes from UV rays

We have become accustomed to adding sunscreen in our daily routine, especially in the summer months. But did you know that protecting your eyes from ultraviolet (UV) radiation is just as important as lathering on the SPF sunblock to protect your skin ... [Published Inside Halton - 14 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

23-Year-Old Student Goes Blind Because She Kept Her Contact Lenses In For Six Months Straight

A 23-year-old student in Taiwan is blind after leaving disposable contact lenses in her eyes for six months.Lian Kao didn’t remove or clean the contact lenses in her eyes for six months, and as a result, her eyeballs were eaten away by a microscopic bug. ... [Published Opposing Views - 18 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

PIL pushes for presumed consent for eye donation in medico-legal cases

MUMBAI: Crusaders of eye donation now want the state to bring in a regulation wherein there is a 'presumed consent' in medico-legal cases to retrieve corneas from the deceased. Experts say harvesting of eyeballs does not affect the findings of an autopsy, ... [Published Times of India - 18 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Bugs eat woman's eyes after she failed to remove her contact lenses for months

Medical practitioners were horrified when they removed the lenses and saw that her eyes had been literally eaten by single-celled amoebas.Lian Kao did not take out or clean her contact lenses even when she went swimming. In this time amoebas developed ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Researchers Regenerate Cornea, Successfully Grow Tissue from Stem Cells

A team of Boston researchers has identified a way to leverage limbal stem cells in order to regenerate human corneal tissue—One of the first examples of developing tissue from an adult-derived human stem cell.  The research, a collaboration between the ... [Published Future of BioPharma - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Former Mersey soldier urges people to sign donor register after his sight was saved by eyes of a stranger

David Colebourn faced a future without sight after an ulcer developed on his left eye, causing his vision to rapidly decrease.But a successful cornea transplant stopped him from going blind, allowing the 64-year-old to continue playing squash, golf and ... [Published Liverpool Echo - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Genetic factors behind eye disorder identified

Reers at the University of Liverpool have identified genetic changes in a gene found in more than 12% of patients with a degenerative eye disorder. Professor Colin Willoughby, from the Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease , has shown that a genetic ... [Published MyScience - Jul 10 2014]

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“I make a lot of tough decisions, but do I like to have to make a lot of tough decisions? No,” he said. "But that’s part of the job."
Jaswant Mehta, chairman of Eye Bank Coordination & Research Centre, has filed the PIL asking for tweaking of words in the Act. "Just by replacing terms like 'provided that he is satisfied' to 'unless he has reasons to believe, the Act can become more effective. The law already allows removal of corneas in medico-legal cases" Mehta told TOI, adding young corneas are most viable for transplantation
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Brief: Richards to join ClearView Eye Clinic [Published Moscow-Pullman Daily News - 59 mins ago]
Descemet Stripping Endothelial Keratoplasty [Published CRS Today - 2 hours ago]
Protect your skin and eyes this summer [Published Winfield Courier - 4 hours ago]
IN THE DARK: Astronomers wonder what happened t... [Published Catholic Online - 8 hours ago]
Branstad: Medicaid funding decision for abortio... [Published QC Times - 14 hours ago]
Tips for protecting your eyes from UV rays [Published Inside Halton - 14 hours ago]
Dangers of Contact Lenses: Amoeba Eye Infection... [Published LiveScience.com - 15 hours ago]
Who will be our first bachelor or bachelorette? [Published Simi Valley Acorn - 15 hours ago]
Vasectomy raises prostate cancer risk [Published Iran Daily - 16 hours ago]
Microscopic Bug Devours Woman's Eyes, Causes He... [Published Softpedia - 17 hours ago]
23-Year-Old Student Goes Blind Because She Kept... [Published Opposing Views - 18 hours ago]
PIL pushes for presumed consent for eye donatio... [Published Times of India - 18 hours ago]
ASCO re-elects Coyle as president [Published Orthopedics Today - 20 hours ago]
Bicycling accident claims life of 15-year-old y... [Published Friday Flyer - 20 hours ago]
Could This Smart Sensor Detect Glaucoma Before ... [Published Smithsonian Magazine - 20 hours ago]
Eye, yie yie: A journey in vision impairment [Published Pottsville Republican & Evening Herald - 22 hours ago]
Every last one of us should register as an orga... [Published Telegraph - 23 hours ago]
Bugs eat woman's eyes after she failed to remov... [Published Times Live South Africa - 23 hours ago]
You Treated Me. How About My Son? [Published CRS Today - Jul 11 2014]
Girl Didn’t Remove Contact Lenses For Six Month... [Published Inquisitr - Jul 11 2014]
Student's eyeballs EATEN by bug after she faile... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Jul 11 2014]
Accommodative bioanalogic IOL provides good ran... [Published Orthopedics Today - Jul 10 2014]
Dry Eye Sufferers Can Find Relief at Bellevue L... [Published Virtual Strategy Magazine - Jul 10 2014]
Psychiatric drugs may cause increase in ER visi... [Published Catholic Online - Jul 10 2014]
VP of American Association of Anger Management ... [Published Prlog - Jul 10 2014]
On the origin of 'gutta' [Published British Journal of Ophthalmology - Jul 10 2014]
Repeat Descemetopexy after Descemet's Membrane ... [Published Sexual Development - Jul 10 2014]
Student goes blind after keeping her contact le... [Published Mail Online UK - Jul 10 2014]
Benefit keeps Aaron’s memory alive, helps stude... [Published Waconia Patriot - Jul 10 2014]
Researchers Regenerate Cornea, Successfully Gro... [Published Future of BioPharma - Jul 10 2014]
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Researchers Regenerate Cornea, Successfully Gro... [Published Future of BioPharma - Jul 10 2014]
A team of Boston researchers has identified a way to leverage limbal stem cells in order to regenerate human corneal tissue—One of the first examples of developing tissue from an adult-derived human stem cell.  The research, a collaboration between the ...
Lifeboat Foundation Worldwide Ambassador White ... [Published Lifeboat News The Blog - Jul 07 2014]
THE GUARDIAN: 3D printer drones will take to skies by 2040, claim BAE scientists http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/06/3d-printer-dron.….CMP=twt_gu Researchers regrow human corneas in mice http://www.kurzweilai.net/researchers-regrow-human-corneas-in-mice ...
New Technique Creates Corneas in Mice Using Adu... [Published TIME.com - Jul 03 2014]
Scientists may have discovered a way to regrow human corneas by implanting stem cells into mice, providing hope to those with degenerative eye diseases and victims of chemical or thermal burns. The degradation of limbal stem cells — cells that help ...
A Selection of Recent Progress in Cell Biotechn... [Published Fight Aging! - Jul 02 2014]
To a large degree the future of medicine is the future of control over cells. Plus some other stuff around the edges relating to clearing up after cells, removing some of the metabolic waste and misfolded proteins that they can't deal with. These ...
Scientists Use Stem Cells to Grow Human Corneas... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jul 02 2014]
WEDNESDAY, July 2, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A new method of enhancing the re-growth of corneal tissue to restore vision offers possible promise to people whose corneas have been damaged by disease, burns or chemicals, researchers report. The scien... ...
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Contact lens could open new vistas for the blind [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 09 2014]
Contact lens could open new vistas for the blind [Published Reuters Video: Technology - May 09 2014]
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