Neuro-Ophthalmology & Neuro-Otology News

Dec 26, 2019
The brain can combine natural and artificial vision to help treat common form of blindness
Evidence indicates the brain knows how to integrate natural and artificial vision while maintaining processing information important for vision.
Dec 16, 2019
Study probing visual memory, amblyopia unveils many-layered mystery
Stunning new insight about root causes of amblyopia and changes related to visual recognition memory.
Aug 05, 2019
New research findings on dizziness of unknown cause
Perception disorders may throw those affected off balance.
May 15, 2019
What’s causing your vertigo? Goggles may help with diagnosis
Goggles that measure eye movements during an episode of vertigo may help more accurately diagnose which type of vertigo a person has.
Mar 13, 2019
Therapy could improve, prolong sight in those suffering vision loss
People with deteriorating vision could see better and retain useful vision longer if new therapies work as well in humans as they do in mice.
Dec 19, 2018
How the brain reacts to loss of vision
Going blind affects all senses and disrupts memory ability.
Oct 25, 2018
Hallucinations associated with brain hyperactivity in people with macular degeneration
New research has shown for the first time that visual hallucinations in people with macular degeneration are associated with abnormally heightened activity in the visual cortex of the brain.
Oct 15, 2018
Discovery of inner ear function may improve diagnosis of hearing impairment
Results from a research study show how the inner ear processes speech.
Sep 12, 2018
Discovery of new neurons in the inner ear can lead to new therapies for hearing disorders
Researchers have identified 4 types of neurons in the peripheral auditory system, three of which are new to science; analysis of these cells can lead to new therapies for various kinds of hearing disorders, such as tinnitus and age-related hearing loss.
Jun 08, 2018
Normal eye dominance is not necessary for restoring visual acuity in amblyopia
Research from UofL shows eye dominance and visual acuity are governed by separate areas of the brain.
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