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Stem cells offering faint cure possibility for glaucomaStem cell technology may soon enter the mainstream as a treatment for ocular disease, says Leo Semes, OD, FAAO, at this year’s annual SECO 2017 conference.
New research, interest advancing retinal careTreatment of posterior segment disease is in the midst of a paradigm shift, says a panel of experts at this year's annual SECO 2017 conference in Atlanta.
Alternative to skin graftingThere is a growing burden in wound management. Stem cells will be instrumental in the development of skin substitutes. Novel hydrogel promotes skin regeneration in in vivo experiments.
Behind the hype in stem cell therapyStem cell use in dermatology is part hype and part investigational reality. Experts help separate fact from fiction.
Test your knowledge: Stem cells and fat graftingIf you add fat grafting to facelift surgery, does it equate to stem cell therapy?
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Top picks for holiday readingThere’s nothing quite like curling up with a good book, especially during the cold winter months. Dermatologists on Dermatology Times’ editorial board shared the recent books they said might make great holiday reads.
Therapeutic advances in glaucoma focus on retinal ganglion cell pathologyFindings from basic science research elucidating the mechanisms of retinal ganglion cell axon degeneration, regeneration, and death have identified new therapeutic targets for glaucoma that are being investigated in preclinical and clinical studies.
Advances in wound healing tools and techniquesNew wound-healing tools arising from evolving knowledge of the wound-healing process include drugs, debridement techniques, advanced skin grafting tools and stem cell delivery strategies.
Stem cell therapy explored for atrophic AMDStem cell therapy is in its infancy, and the first steps have been taken to address atrophic age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with some success among several interesting treatment strategies, according to Allen C. Ho, MD.
Stem cells show promise against peripheral vision lossAdult stem cells derived from bone marrow are showing promise as a treatment for peripheral vision loss associated with glaucoma.