Brilliant Science Saves Lives, Stiffens Eyeballs
Written by Bwog Staff
No, this has nothing to do with one of our other illustrious alumni but rather a solution to the blinding disease of keratoconus and possibly even glaucoma and myopia. The researchers found that sodium nitrite in a buffered balanced salt solution stiffens the cornea and prevents the eye from bulging too far. All the gory details are in the patent application.