Current stimulation to the brain partially restores vision in patients with glaucoma and optic nerve damage

Posted by on June 29, 2016 6:52 pm
Categories: Science

Vision loss due to glaucoma or optic nerve damage is generally considered irreversible. Now a new prospective, randomized, multi-center clinical trial demonstrates significant vision improvement in partially blind patients after 10 days of noninvasive, transorbital alternating current stimulation. In addition to activation of their residual vision, patients also experienced improvement in vision-related quality of life such as acuity, reading, mobility or orientation.

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