Leber’s hereditary optic neuropathy is maternally transmitted genetic disorder determined by acute or subacute bilateral visual loss the predominantly affects young males, sometimes as young as two years of age. Leber’s disease is characterized by degeneration of retinal ganglion cells in particular those contributing to the papillomacular bundle, leading to...
New German study on macular degeneration published this month on PubMed.gov Idebenone was found to prevent cell aging and cell death in the eyes induced by oxidation
Macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of blindness in older people. It is brought on by the deterioration of the retinal pigment epithelium accelerated by oxidative stress. The net effect is blind spots. There are two forms of macular degeneration, dry and wet. Wet is caused by...
Jul 15, 2015