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Brain stimulation speeds up visual learning in healthy adults, helps patients re-learn how to see

Brain stimulation speeds up visual learning in healthy adults, helps patients re-learn how to see

May 28, 2019

One particular type of brain stimulation enhances the brain’s ability to process visual information, and may aid in faster vision recovery after a stroke or traumatic brain injury.

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An eye for seeing big problems, and solving them

An eye for seeing big problems, and solving them

April 12, 2019

For patients with vision loss after a stroke or brain injury, a simple therapy device developed by professor of ophthalmology Krystel Huxlin could help train the eye to see again.

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Center of Excellence funds local businesses improving health care

Center of Excellence funds local businesses improving health care

October 10, 2018

Four grants from the Center of Excellence (CoE) in Data Science are helping companies translate the cutting-edge science of University researchers into improved health care, while also benefiting the region’s economy.

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‘Bionic eye’ restores some vision to blind woman

‘Bionic eye’ restores some vision to blind woman

October 24, 2017

A 71-year-old woman blinded by an inherited disease received a “bionic eye” from doctors at the Medical Center, allowing her to distinguish light and motion, which she hasn’t been able to do in decades.

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Quadcast: Rebooting the brain for better vision after a stroke

Quadcast: Rebooting the brain for better vision after a stroke

September 14, 2017

Krystel Huxlin has developed rigorous visual training that can restore some of the basic vision lost to traumatic brain injury, stroke, or a tumor. Here Huxlin discusses how this therapy teaches undamaged parts of the brain to take over.

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University start-ups highlighted in national innovation report

University start-ups highlighted in national innovation report

April 26, 2017

Two University of Rochester start-up companies are among those singled out in a new report from the Science Coalition identifying 102 companies that trace their roots to federally-funded university research.

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Researchers explore regeneration in critical layer of cornea

Researchers explore regeneration in critical layer of cornea

December 9, 2016

A team of University researchers is exploring the possibility that stem cells on the outer edges of the cornea, given the right stimulation, can replace damaged cells. The work raises the possibility of restoring vision without the need for cornea transplants.

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Patent Issued for Technology that Improves Eyesight Dramatically

September 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thanks to the Nomogram, Scott MacRae’s team has been able to slash by two thirds the number of LASIK patients who need additional procedures to achieve the best vision possible.

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