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"Bionic" Eye Implant Offers Hope of Restoring Vision

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mu5099aJWcU It’s a medical story, a science and technology advancement and a romance wrapped into one moment: when a man who is blind sees his wife again for the first time in a decade. Allen Zderad began to have serious vision problems about 20 years ago due to retinitis pigmentosa, [...]

Created by Dennis Douda

Mayo Clinic Researchers: TNF Inhibitors May Increase Cancer Risk in the Eye

Mayo Clinic Researchers: TNF Inhibitors May Increase Cancer Risk in the Eye

ROCHESTER, Minn. — One of the family of drugs prescribed for rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory conditions is called TNF inhibitors. They act by dampening part of the immune system called tumor necrosis factor (TNF). In one of the balancing acts of medicine, the anti-inflammatory action of the drug also [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Eating for Eye Health

Eating for Eye Health

Most people have heard that carrots are good for their eyes, but do you know that other foods help protect vision and prevent eye disease?  The National Eye Institute and other vision experts note that a healthy diet is an important factor in eye health. Researchers have found that certain [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Mayo Clinic Finds Biomarker for Fuchs Dystrophy, and More

Mayo Clinic Finds Biomarker for Fuchs Dystrophy, and More

Presentations at Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology ROCHESTER, Minn. — April 23, 2014 — Mayo Clinic ophthalmology researchers have found a likely indicator of Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy. Following up on a genome-wide association study, Keith Baratz, M.D., and others discovered no single genomic variant that caused Fuchs, [...]

Created by Bob Nellis

Keratitis: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Amir Khan has information on an eye condition known as keratitis. To listen, click the link below. 2014Mar11Keratitis

Created by Joel Streed

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

The eyes have it! March is Save Your Vision month and we hope you can join us Saturday, March 1, at 9 a.m. CT, when the topic is eyesight. Ophthalmologists Sophie Bakri, M.D.; and Michael Mahr, M.D. will be with us to discuss macular degeneration, glaucoma and cataracts, in addition to workplace eye safety. Myth or Matter of Fact: [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Cataract Surgery: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Amir Khan gives a glimpse into cataract surgery. To listen, click the link below. Cataract Surgery

Created by Joel Streed

Save Your Vision: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here is the podcast! Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 3-1-2014 March is Save Your Vision month and we hope you can join us Saturday, Mar. 1, at 9 a.m. CT, when the topic is eyesight. Ophthalmologists, Sophie Bakri, M.D., and Michael Mahr, M.D. will be with us to discuss macular [...]

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