Monthly Archives: March 2017

New Hydrogel a Good Candidate as Artificial Vitreous, to Help Fix Detached Retinas

The space between the lens of the eye and the retina is filled with a substance called vitreous, a highly transparent jelly-like material that helps us see clearly. With age, or due to injury, the vitreous may become depleted, requiring surgical replenishment to restore vision. Current interventions have severe limitations, so a team of international researchers … Continue reading