Monthly Archives: March 2016

Discovery identifies new treatment target for age-releated macular degeneration, Alzheimer’s

For the first time, researchers at LSU Health New Orleans have shown that a protein critical to the body’s ability to remove waste products from the brain and retina is diminished in age-related macular degeneration (AMD), after first making the discovery in an Alzheimer’s disease (AD) brain. The research team, led by Walter Lukiw, PhD,… Read More


Eye cells may use math to detect motion

Our eyes constantly send bits of information about the world around us to our brains where the information is assembled into objects we recognize. Along the way, a series of neurons in the eye uses electrical and chemical signals to relay the information. In a study of mice, National Institutes of Health (NIH) scientists showed… Read More


March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month

March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. Along with many other eye care providers across the nation, as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology, PCVI in Eugene is promoting good eye health in the work place. Safety Eyewear: A Critical Component One of the most obvious and effective ways to reduce workplace eye injuries is… Read More


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