When a car crash or explosion results in an optic nerve injury, eliminating an enzyme known to promote inflammation appears to aid recovery, scientists report.
Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia are looking at new treatment targets for the retinal damage that often accompanies diseases like diabetes, glaucoma and hypertension.
In her four years at Augusta University, honors student Shubhra Rajpurohit has accomplished a lot. More importantly, though, she’s discovered her passion: research.
Enzyme arginase 1, known to help our liver get rid of ammonia, can also help repair and protect our retina.
Augusta University and Windsor Jewelers join forces to further research in vision care.
The third annual Eye Ball, a fundraiser for the James and Jean Culver Vision Discovery Institute at Augusta University, will be held at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 at the Ritz-Carlton at Reynolds Plantation in Greensboro, Georgia.
Scientists have shown that a medicine prescribed for severe pain can help preserve vision in a model of severe, blinding retinal degeneration. Now they want to know more about how it works.