A new, lasting consequence of COVID-19 infection has been identified. Researchers report they have identified significant abnormalities in the eyes of those with severe coronavirus infection.
Using computer models, researchers discover melanopsin pigment in the eye is more sensitive to light than rhodopsin pigment.
A team of University of California, Berkeley, scientists in collaboration with researchers at the University of Munich and University of Washington, in Seattle, has discovered a chemical that temporarily restores some vision to blind mice, and is working on an improved compound that may someday allow people with degenerative blindness to see again.
A new study reports that a receptor targeted for treating neurodegenerative diseases also appears to play an important role in supporting the retina.
Researchers report they have successfully transplanted retinal pigment cells derived from stem cells without rejection or the need of immunosuppressant drugs.
A new study reveals how specialized cells in the retina sense motion.
Researchers use nanotechnology to create a light sensitive film that could form the basis for a prosthetic retina.