A man who is in his mid-50s complained of several eye problems after drinking a bottle of liquid sildenafil, an erectile dysfunction medicine. Doctors said the patient saw 'doughnut-shaped' spots in both his eyes.
Medicine January 12, 2019
The researchers used stem cells to grow a human retina in a lab to figure out how molecular switch happens. The study hopes to one day be able to treat vision disorders.
October 13, 2018
Google's AI is extending to medical diagnostic technologies. A new algorithm by Google will soon be capable of detecting heart diseases through the scanning images of a person’s retina.
Biotech February 21, 2018
Scientists have developed an artificial prosthesis as retina implant that can convert light into electrical signals to stimulate retinal neurons. If the human trial becomes successful, it will help millions of people suffering from retinal degeneration to regain eyesight.
Public Health March 15, 2017
New stem cell research using retina tissue offers hope for people who suffer from vision loss. Mice models gained the ability to see light after the procedure.
Biotech January 13, 2017
Every person has a blind spot in the eye that not many notice. In a new small study, researchers find that eye training can “reduce” the blind spot and emphasize its importance in the treatment of other types of blindness, or technologies like retinal stem cell therapy and bionic eyes.
Life September 1, 2015
Scientists suggest that neurons are at the front of photoreceptors in human retina. Previously, it was believed that the neurons are at the back.
March 4, 2015
A man who was blind for about 10 years was able to see his wife once again thanks to a new bionic eye implanted on him at the Mayo Clinic. 68 year old Allen Zderad suffers from retinitis pigmentosa.
Life February 25, 2015
Signs, rumors and history point to an October unveiling of OS X Yosemite and refreshes of the iPad line. It's still too early for a true refresh of the MacBook series.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 17, 2014
Apple has announced the 2014 updates for its Retina Display MacBook Pro line. But what exactly are these updates, and what do they mean?
Computers July 30, 2014
Apple has updated the MacBook Pro with Retina Display line. No significant change on pricing but the models have been given a significant hardware boost.
Computers July 29, 2014
Apple will reportedly update the MacBook Air with new features like a 12-inch Retina display and a redesigned case.
Computers March 24, 2014
Apple reshuffled its iPad line adding the new low-price point iPad with Retina display that features a better screen and faster processor than the iPad 2 for the same $399 price tag. On the international front the company rolled out an 8GB version of the iPhone 5C.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech March 18, 2014
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