Eye News

Adding fish oil or lutein/zeaxanthin recommended supplement cocktail does not slow vision loss from macular degenerationMay 6, 2013
BCM researchers find taking fish oil, omega-3 fatty acids with other vitamins does not slow vision destroying macular degeneration.
Dr. Douglas Koch honored by St. Louis Society for Blind, Visually ImpairedFeb 27, 2013
Koch, the Allen, Mosbacher and Law Chair of Ophthalmology at BCM, will be presented with the award at a special ceremony April 13.
Architecture of rod sensory cilium disrupted by mutationNov 21, 2012
Researchers use new technique to 3-D map rod sensory cilium.
Neural signals, muscles work together to control eye movementsOct 8, 2012
BCM research finds eye muscles, surrounding tissue play an important role in implementing 3D kinematics.
Sequencing uncovers new cause of inherited childhood blindnessJul 29, 2012
The technology allows patients see how tissues respond as the patient moves, something you cannot get with a stationary MRI.
Alkek Foundation honors Dr. Danny Jones with Endowed ChairMar 2, 2012
The Danny B. Jones Endowed Chair in Ophthalmology recognizes Jones' 30 years service as chair of the department, 40 years with College.
Hearing or vision test may be solution to 'bad behavior'Aug 12, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine experts says some classroom behavioral issues may be a sign of hearing, vision problems in children.
New leadership positions for medical, graduate schools announcedJul 7, 2011
College announces new leadership positions in medical science, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, associate dean of student affairs.
Baylor researchers measure competing factions in brainNov 29, 2010
Perceptual illusions could lead to insight into inner working of brain.
Post-menopausal women over 40 needed for dry eye studyNov 5, 2010
Post-menopausal women over 40 needed for dry eye study.