(2) Armed with that knowledge and shocked by the high incidence of vision impairment in women around the world, she and colleagues at the Schepens Eye Research Institute
and other medical institutions formed the Women's Eye Health Task Force, dedicated to providing education and out-reach to stem the growing number of women with impaired vision.
Oxidative damage also figures in research conducted by Debra Schaumberg, a clinical associate scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute
and an assistant professor of medicine and ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School.
The use of color and lighting, added to the designers' acceptance of the existing structure and their sophisticated design, all represent a breathtaking transformation of what was once routine, anonymous space." This observation, from competition judge Stanley Stark, managing partner, HLW International LLP, New York, N.Y., succinctly sums up why the Schepens Eye Research Institute
, Boston, Mass., has been given R&D Magazine's Renovated Lab of the Year Award for 2005.
TheraTears for dry eyes was developed by Gilbard over an 18-year period in the laboratories of the Schepens Eye Research Institute
through a grant from the National Eye Institute.
According to researchers from Harvard University Medical School and the Schepens Eye Research Institute
in Boston, there are a number of possible causes of eye dryness in people with SS.
"When people with low visual acuity zoom in on their smartphones, they see only a small portion of the screen, and it's difficult for them to navigate around -- they don't know whether the current position is in the center of the screen or in the corner of the screen," said senior author Gang Luo, Ph.D., associate scientist at Schepens Eye Research Institute
Washington, May 17 (ANI): For the first time, scientists from Boston's Schepens Eye Research Institute
have used stem cells derived from skin to re-grow areas of the retina and improve vision.
House of Representatives Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense, received the Man of Vision award, presented by Schepens Eye Research Institute
, for his advocacy on behalf of veterans blinded by war and for research to restore their vision.
While vision loss can be devastating for anyone, it can be particularly demoralizing for an older person, says Ilene Gipson, PhD, a senior scientist at the Schepens Eye Research Institute
Nearly 3.2 million American women and more than one million American men age 50 and older suffer from painful and debilitating dry eye syndrome, according to results of a recent study jointly administered by the Schepens Eye Research Institute
and Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Studies conducted at Harvard Medical School and the Schepens Eye Research Institute
show that the antioxidant protects the retina from the damaging effects of light.
Scientists from Schepens Eye Research Institute
have found patients with hemianopia have significantly more difficulty detecting pedestrians (on their blind side) than normally sighted people.