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Poor diet can lead to blindness

September 4, 2019

An extreme case of “fussy” or “picky” eating caused a young patient’s blindness, according to a new case…
A step closer to identifying cause of a blinding disease

May 28, 2019

Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON) is an inherited form of vision loss that causes people to have trouble with…
Low ocean oxygen levels can blind sea creatures

May 22, 2019

Scientists at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California, San Diego, have found that low…
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Watchful waiting reasonable for patients with diabetic macular edema and good vision

May 2, 2019

People with good vision despite having center-involved diabetic macular edema can safely forego immediate treatment of their eye…
Therapy could improve, prolong sight in those suffering vision loss

March 18, 2019

Millions of Americans are progressively losing their sight as cells in their eyes deteriorate, but a new therapy…
Novel drops could prevent vision loss after eye trauma or severe infections

December 27, 2018

Eye trauma or various infections often lead to impaired vision or even blindness. However, these conditions do not…
Modeling the most common form of vision loss in older adults

November 23, 2018

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects roughly 200,000 individuals in the United States each year. In most, it comes…
New research models may lead to vision loss treatment

October 15, 2018

Research to prevent vision loss from glaucoma will be aided by a project funded through a major National Eye…
Chiropractic Treatment and Vision Loss: Examining the Connection

October 1, 2018

Many Americans visit chiropractors to address pain, often without informing their physicians. And they might not consider eye…
To Avoid Vision Problems in Space, Astronauts Will Need Some Kind of Artificial Gravity

September 18, 2018

Ever since astronauts began going to space for extended periods of time, it has been known that long-term…
New Understanding of Glaucoma

August 28, 2018

Immune cells in the eye that developed in response to early exposure to bacteria are a key contributor…
Researchers find potential new gene therapy for blinding disease

August 24, 2018

Scientists funded by the National Eye Institute (NEI) report a novel gene therapy that halts vision loss in…
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