UNC Health Talk

Tag: Ophthalmology

Steven J. Gray

July 29, 2016

Promising results with new gene therapy approach for treating inher...

Approach developed in part by UNC’s Dr. Steven Gray restored enzyme function and extended survival time in treated mice.

Genetics, Neurology, Research

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Subretinal hemorrhage in a wet macular degeneration patient.

September 9, 2013

UNC research points to promising treatment for macular degeneration

Experiments show promising results for a drug that could lead to a lasting treatment for millions of Americans with macular degeneration.

Eye Health, Research, Treatment

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Photograph of a macula (the highly sensitive center of the retina) with intermediate age-related macular degeneration.

May 9, 2013

Omega-3 fatty acids provide no benefit in slowing age-related macul...

Taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements does not slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration, a newly published study finds. However, some people may benefit from taking lutein and zeaxanthin.

Eye Health, Health, Ophthalmology, Studies

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Gita Madan Fleischman

January 16, 2013

UNC School of Medicine receives $1 million gift from The North Caro...

Million dollar gift establishes a multidisciplinary surgical skills lab.


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