Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Faster Treatment for Corneal Infections
"Scientists from the University of Sheffield have partnered with a team in India for a project which could save the eyesight of thousands of people living in the South Asian country," reports Medical News Today. "As in most developing countries, corneal infection in India is a serious problem and many patients are diagnosed too late to save their vision. The University of Sheffield has received funding from the Wellcome Trust to work with the LV Prasad Eye Institute, in Hyderabad, to develop a new, easy to use technology that will aid in rapid diagnosis and rapid treatment to reduce the number of patients losing their eyesight." Read more .