Hydrogel could treat glaucoma without surgery or drugs

A new microneedle-injected hydrogel could one day offer a way to treat glaucoma without drugs or surgery.

John Toon-Georgia Tech • futurity
Dec. 8, 2020 ~7 min

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Reversing glaucoma damage and vision loss

Harvard Medical School scientists reverse age-related vision loss, eye damage from glaucoma in mice.

Ryan Jaslow • harvard
Dec. 2, 2020 ~11 min

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Technique to regenerate the optic nerve offers hope for future glaucoma treatment

Scientists have used gene therapy to regenerate damaged nerve fibres in the eye, in a discovery that could aid the development of new treatments for glaucoma,

Cambridge University News • cambridge
Nov. 5, 2020 ~5 min

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Lasers may benefit glaucoma patients with higher eye pressure more

A new study helps identify the ideal patient to receive selective laser trabeculoplasty (SLT) to treat glaucoma.

Eric Maze-Missouri • futurity
Aug. 5, 2020 ~4 min

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