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Wellcome Trust Research Round-up: 1/9/14

Our fortnightly round-up of news from the Wellcome Trust research community…

Genes linked to development of glaucoma

A new study funded by the Wellcome Trust and Fight for Sight has identified four new gene locations associated with glaucoma, an eye condition that can lead to blindness and visual impairment. 904 more words

Funding

I Would Rather Remain Blind and Be Able to Take Care of My Family

Close your eyes and then walk around your room. You know your room very well but you probably opened your eyes after you bumped into the first object. 599 more words

Extraordinary

ONE YEAR LATER......MOM I MISS YOU.....

It’s been quite a minute since i last updated my blog. My apologies my faithful followers. I’m now back and I truly feel appreciated. I couldn’t believe it when I checked my stats and saw that i have over 300 FOLLOWERS in a short span of time!!! 594 more words

Glaucoma In Kenya

Why is Corneal Thickness Important?

Corneal thickness is important because it can mask an accurate reading of eye pressure, causing doctors to treat you for a condition that may not really exist or to treat you unnecessarily when are normal. 93 more words

Tonometry

New eye sensor could be a blessing for glaucoma patients

When it comes to treating glaucoma, the goal of eye doctors is assuring their patient don’t go blind.

That would seem relatively easy. Give them eye drops or refer them to surgery, which helps relieve what is known as intraocular pressure (IOP) inside the eye. 811 more words

Tech

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Seeking out an Eye Doctor in Durham, NC for your Glaucoma Solutions

The joint study revealed that it’s the eye pressure that compounds the inflammation by activating a protein that works against microbial infections. Research co-author Dr. Zhang Kang says that the anti-microbial protein also kills cells in the retina. 33 more words