When the eyes move, the eardrums move, too

DURHAM, N.C. — Simply moving the eyes triggers the eardrums to move too, says a new study by Duke University neuroscientists. The researchers found that keeping the head still but shifting the eyes to one side or the other sparks vibrations in the eardrums, even in the absence of any sounds. Surprisingly, these eardrum vibrations…

From Bench To Bedside

Duke Eye Center’s Basic Science Research Led to Development of the First New Glaucoma Drug to be FDA-Approved in 20 Years The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug for the treatment of glaucoma that was developed based on basic research conducted at Duke Ophthalmology. In December 2017, the FDA approved…