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Bionic Eye Implant Update

Bionic Eye Implant Update

It’s a video that's been seen around the world – the first time Allen Zderad sees his wife in more than a decade with the assist of a retinal prosthesis, or “bionic eye implant.” Mayo Clinic ophthalmologist and eye surgeon Raymond Iezzi, Jr.,M.D., talks about what the success of his patient's eye implant means to him [...]

Created by Deborah Balzer

P04 Bionic Eye Offers Hope of Restoring Vision Extra Broll

P04 Bionic Eye Offers Hope of Restoring Vision Extra Broll

Created by Andy Shilts

P04 Bionic Eye Offers Hope of Restoring Vision PKG

P04 Bionic Eye Offers Hope of Restoring Vision Allen Zderad thought darkness had invaded his world to stay. He’s among the one-in-4,000 people who are born with Retinitis Pigmentosa, a degenerative eye condition. While not all patients will lose their sight entirely, a “bionic eye” may help some of those [...]

Created by Andy Shilts

"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

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