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Zika and glaucoma linked for first time in new study

By Michael Greenwood (© stock.adobe.com) A team of researchers in Brazil and at the Yale School of Public Health has published the first report ...

Eye surgery of the future: gentle, efficient, out-patient surgery

Advanced Retinal Therapy conference "ART 2016" in Vienna on 3 December ...

Prototype smart cane could transform lives of the blind and visually impaired

An enterprising researcher from The University of Manchester has developed a prototype tool that could help transform the lives of the blind and visually impaired. ... Full story

Study sheds light on parasite that causes river blindness

Data provides clues toward goal of eliminating worm infection ... Full story

Creating new treatments for amblyopia

Study finds decreasing activity in the eye can help overcome visual impairment. ... Full story

Corneal Cross-Linking Helps Maintain Sight

In-office treatment offered at Kellogg Eye Center can help improve outcomes for keratoconus ... Full story

Alzheimer’s disease proteins could be at fault for leading cause of vision loss among older people

Research from the University of Southampton gives new insight into possible causes of Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of vision loss among people aged 50 and older. ... Full story

Roadmap to Indigenous eye health is closing the gap

The gap in blindness in Indigenous communities has been halved since 2008 through collective implementation of the sector-supported Roadmap to Close the Gap for Vision, according to a report launched today. ... Full story

Man receives vision-restoring retinal implant at UIC

Sharon Parmet “He’s been following me his whole life,” said Jimmy Selby with amazement  as he watched his brother Robert walk along a hallway at the ... Full story

Discovery of Protein Could Aid Treatment of Vision Loss from Aging

The discovery of a novel protein that links aging and age-dependent retinal diseases could lead to potential new treatments for conditions that cause sight loss in later life. ... Full story

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