Users of recalled eye drops describe permanent vision problems after infections

CNN  —  Renee Martray of South Carolina has severe and permanent corneal scarring resulting in vision loss. She says it’s like trying to peer through eyeglasses that have been dipped…

New research probes the vibrant vision and complex evolutionary history of jewel beetles — ScienceDaily

Jewel beetles are striking insects, easily recognized by their vivid colors and metallic sheen. Possessing large, well-developed eyes, jewel beetles use vision and color for a range of different behaviors,…

Eye Drops Are Recalled After Being Linked to Vision Loss and 1 Death

The manufacturer of a brand of over-the-counter eye drops said that it was recalling the product, EzriCare Artificial Tears, after it was linked to a drug-resistant bacteria strain that has…

Vision Document 2047 prepared for holistic development of Budgam

DC Budgam: Smiles. There are many success stories to count. The most important one is that around 4000 youth have been provided self-employment under different schemes during the current financial…

Mercury in beauty creams believed to have caused vision loss in woman and put her family at risk

A woman in Minnesota lost part of her vision and inadvertently put her entire household at risk of mercury poisoning, most likely from using beauty creams containing high levels of…

A simpler path to better computer vision — ScienceDaily

Before a machine-learning model can complete a task, such as identifying cancer in medical images, the model must be trained. Training image classification models typically involves showing the model millions…

Improvements in technology and delivery techniques could revolutionize treatment of genetic disorders of vision — ScienceDaily

In a new paper, University of California, Irvine researchers explain how precision genome editing agents have enabled precise gene correction and disease rescue in inherited retinal diseases (IRDs). The study,…

Horizon scanning process to foresight emerging issues in Arabsphere’s water vision

“Futurology” has been classified as one of the Social Sciences disciplines and focused on the future of people. Now, holistic “Futures studies” are expanding to include environmental trends, S&T, and…

A role for vision in the development of inhibitory networks — ScienceDaily

Brain function, much like many other areas of life, is all about balance. Excitatory neurons that increase the activity of connected neurons are balanced by inhibitory neurons that dampen this…

Photoreceptor cells in mice drive vision and non-vision functions using distinct circuits in the eye — ScienceDaily

The eye’s light-sensing retina taps different circuits depending on whether it is generating image-forming vision or carrying out a non-vision function such as regulating pupil size or sleep/wake cycles, according…