Optometrists investigate changes in eye structure in astronauts

Astronauts who spend time aboard the International Space Station return to Earth with changes to the structure of their eyes which could impact their vision. NASA has studied the phenomenon, known as space flight-associated neuro-ocular syndrome (SANS), for several years, and now a University of Houston optometrist has quantified some of the changes using optical coherence tomography imaging, reporting his findings in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Optometrists investigate changes in eye structure in astronauts

Astronauts who spend time aboard the International Space Station return to Earth with changes to the structure of their eyes which could impact their vision. NASA has studied the phenomenon, ...

Tue 13 Mar 18 from Medical Xpress

UH optometrist investigates changes in eye structure in astronauts

Houston TX (SPX) Mar 14, 2018 Astronauts who spend time aboard the International Space Station return to Earth with changes to the structure of their eyes which could impact their vision. ...

Wed 14 Mar 18 from SpaceDaily

UH optometrist investigates changes in eye structure in astronauts, Tue 13 Mar 18 from Eurekalert

Optometrist investigates changes in eye structure in astronauts

An optometrist studies the vision of returning International Space Station astronauts and demonstrates a structural change to their eyes.

Tue 13 Mar 18 from ScienceDaily

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