Study explores treatment options for babies with cataracts
Jun. 26, 2019—Cataracts are uncommon in babies but when they occur the cloudy lenses must be removed without delay or blindness may result.
A cataract-heart connection
Jan. 25, 2018—Studies of alpha-B crystallin in zebrafish could ultimately lead to improved treatment for cataracts and heart disease.
In a zebrafish’s eye
Jul. 29, 2015—Vanderbilt investigators demonstrate that a certain eye lens protein is evolutionarily conserved between zebrafish and rat, suggesting that zebrafish can be used as a model system to understand eye lens disorders such as cataracts.
Cataract surgery helps clear clouds from patient’s vision
Jan. 9, 2014—Suzy Gore spent the last 10 years watching her eyesight decline. Unable to see the vision chart at her doctor’s office without corrective lenses, tired of halo effects around lights and the challenge of driving at night, Gore decided to undergo laser cataract surgery.