The Eyes Have It: A Unique Therapy for Ocular Disorders

(DGIwire) – We depend on our vision to complete everyday simple tasks. Unfortunately, there are many ocular disorders that can cause problems in both the front and the back of the eye that interfere with our vision and may prevent our ability to function. The cornea is the eye’s outermost layer, according to the National […]

Skin Fibrosis: Could RNAi Therapy Fill an Unmet Need?

(DGIwire) – Imagine skin around a healed wound that feels so tight that flexing it becomes a painful chore. Sounds like a nightmare? It is a reality for those with skin fibrosis—a serious condition characterized by the inflammation and hardening of skin tissue, and ultimately tissue dysfunction, reports Scleroderma News. In the most severe cases, […]

Hypertrophic Scars: 6 Approaches to Treatment

(DGIwire) – Hypertrophic scarring—raised, thickened scars—is common in some people following surgery. Despite the best surgical techniques and post-op wound care, scars, when excessive, can result in a marked loss of function due to reduced flexibility. Unfortunately, hypertrophic scar therapy is challenging, with no single proven best treatment or combination of treatments. In addition to […]