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An artist’s rendering incorporates the images of the Müller glia-derived rod photoreceptors. These photoreceptors were structurally no different from real photoreceptors and they became integrated within the circuitry of the visual pathway, from the retina to the brain. Courtesy of Bo Chen, Ph.D.

New method that allows a blind to see again

Scientists financed by the National Eye Institute (NEI) have switched congenital visual blindness in mice by changing supportive cells in the retina called Müller...
Dr. Ajith Karunarathne examined toxic oxygen generation by retinal during blue light exposure.

How blue light speeds blindness

We are being exposed to blue light continuously, and the eye’s cornea and lens cannot block or reflect it. It's a dependable fact that blue...
Scientists Have Created an Artificial Retinal Implant That Could Restore Vision to Millions

Scientists Have Created an Artificial Retinal Implant That Could Restore Vision to Millions

The retina a light-sensitive layer located backside of the eye covers about 65 percent of its interior surface. It consists of millions of light-sensitive...