Archive for September 2014

World first for AMD stem cell therapy

A patient in Japan has become the first person to be treated with a stem cell treatment for age–related macular degeneration (AMD). In a world first, researchers at the RIKEN Centre for Developmental Biology (CDB), in Kobe, Japan, used induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to grow a thin sheet of retinal pigment epithelial cells, which…

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Optometry Today publish Craig’s glaucoma article

Optometry Today has published part one of our Optometrist Craig McArthur’s article ‘Clinical Darwinism in glaucoma care’ where he updates the Optometric profession on the very latest in glaucoma diagnosis and management practiced at Peter Ivins Eye Care.  Our practice is a perfect example of how using the latest state-or-the-art technology from Carl Zeiss in…

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