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The latest findings in ophthalmology

• A new device to treat serious eye diseases such as macular degeneration and retinitis pigmentosa has been invented by EP Global Communications and EPGL Medical.

• Medical News Today reports that researchers have discovered atomic-scale views of an eye protein that maintains transparency of the lens, which could potentially lead to new ways of treating and preventing cataracts.

• Health Canal reports that a Taiwanese study found a significantly higher prevalence for major eye disease in people with sleep apnea.

• Researchers have reported in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension, that retinal imaging might someday help assess if a person is more likely to develop a stroke.

• Primary Care Optometry News. Reported that non-invasive diagnostic retinal testing could possibly hold the answer to early Alzheimer’s disease detection and treatment.