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Eugene de Juan was just about to pull her right eyelid up with clamps, poke a hole through her eye with a mean-looking tool and then send bolts of electricity hurtling into the retina of the 64-year-old North Carolinian.
After extensive research with German university hospitals and institutes which began with a large grant from the German Federal Ministry of Research and Education in 1996, Retina Implant AG was founded by Dr.
The latest generation of iPad Mini packs a Retina display on its 7.
This is possible because the zebrafish retina contains cells called Muller glia that harbor a gene that allows them to regenerate.
The detached retina loses its blood supply and eventually loses the ability to send messages to the brain.
They conclude their results show that a particular pathway - called Wnt-Lin28-let7 miRNA signaling - plays a key role in "regulating proliferation and neurogenic potential of MGs in the adult mammalian retina.
The goal isn't just to make the closest thing next to a real retina, but also to possibly harness the flexibility of the system to create more diverse ways of studying retina tissue," said senior author Mike Karl of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE).
A large part of the new building will focus on the Retinal Research Institute, which is currently the largest, most active research institute in the country focused exclusively on diseases of the retina, macula and vitreous.
The new Retina displays feature a wider color gamut that brings more brilliant and true-to-life colors to your desktop.
Degenerative diseases of the retina and macular degeneration are the cause of blindness to millions worldwide and to more than 15,000 people in Cyprus, Prodromou said.
Sai Retina Foundation is the only centre who has made Diabetes Screening mandatory at their centre with the aim to catch diabetic patients as early as possible.
Those tubelike cells, called Muller cells, snake through the retina, where they pair with and support light-gathering cone cells.