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News tag: eye


Prosthetic retina could replace damaged retina

13 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Remarkable progress in development of prosthetic retina could provide ample help in solving problems affecting this sensitive area of the eye. According to Yael Hanein and his colleagues, there is a growing segment of medical devices that improve eye conditions including visual impairment by sending signals to the brain. Age-related…


Ancient kohl eyeliner not safe for women, according to study

15 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
A new study published in the Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications reveals worrying evidence that some of the eye cosmetics used by Arabic women might pose risks to their health. The researchers analyzed the active ingredients found in 13 cosmetics samples, trying to determine the level of toxins (arsenic,…