Findings could help to develop new treatments to restore site when connections between the eyes and brain are damaged, researchers say.
Researchers have developed a 3D printed prototype for a bionic eye. The team successfully printed an array of light receptors onto a hemispherical surface. This advance could revolutionize restoring vision to those who have lost their sight.
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A new study describes the activity of retinal neurons as they deliver visual information to the thalamus, an area of the brain implicated in image processing.
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Researchers say a new retinal imaging test could be a reliable tool for measuring the progression of neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer's. The study reports the tool can detect drusen, which is often higher in those with AD.
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The retina can sense infrared light under certain conditions, a new study reports.