Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Discovery Reveals Role of Proteins in Lens Gradients

“Research carried out by Professor Barbara Pierscionek and a team of fellow vision experts suggests that the way proteins are distributed in the lens of the eye may cause its gradient to be stepped rather than smooth as previously thought,” reports Midwest Lens. “The finding could give a new insight into the way the eye grows and lead to major improvements in synthetic lenses used in surgery to treat patients who have developed cataracts.” Read more.

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