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Image of the Day: Cone Preservation
Chia-Yi Hou | Apr 30, 2019
Researchers treat mice with retinitis pigmentosa using a gene therapy that reduces cone loss.
Optogenetic Therapies Move Closer to Clinical Use
Shawna Williams | Nov 16, 2017
With a clinical trial underway to restore vision optogenetically, researchers also see promise in using the technique to treat deafness, pain, and other conditions.
CRISPR-Based Therapy Prevents Retinal Degeneration
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 14, 2017
An experimental treatment sacrifices rod cell function to save cone cells in mice, preventing retinal degeneration, researchers report.
Mary Beth Aberlin | Sep 30, 2014
An issue highlighting advances in vision research
New Approach for Failing Vision
Kate Yandell | Feb 28, 2013
Holography could stimulate neural cells and someday improve retinal prostheses.
Sabrina Richards | Aug 13, 2012
A strategy to transmit signals to retinal nerve cells may show promise as a step toward alternative retinal prosthesis design.