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Eye conditions linked to heightened risk of dementia

Written by | 20 Sep 2021

Risk of dementia increases with age-related macular degeneration, cataract and diabetes-related eye disease, but not glaucoma. Age-related macular degeneration, cataract and diabetes-related eye disease are linked to an […]

Heart disease is in the eye of the beholder

Written by | 4 Jul 2021

In the paper published in EClinical Medicine by The Lancet, the research team examined lesions of the retina, the inner-most, light-sensitive layer of the eye, to determine if a cardiovascular […]

No glaucoma risk with hormonal contraceptives

Written by | 3 Jul 2021

Women who currently use hormonal contraceptives face more than a 2-fold higher risk of developing glaucoma, according to an analysis of electronic medical records for women aged 15-45 […]

A new way to detect and study retinoblastoma

Written by | 20 Mar 2021

Retinoblastoma is a cancer that forms in the light-detecting cells in the back of the eye. It often appears in children under two years of age and can […]

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