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Macular degeneration is a disease associated with aging that gradually destroys sharp, central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving.
Experimental gene therapy proven safe for preserving vision of people with AMD

Experimental gene therapy proven safe for preserving vision of people with AMD

Age-related macular degeneration could be arrested by switching to low-glycemic diet, study finds

Age-related macular degeneration could be arrested by switching to low-glycemic diet, study finds

New type of eye drop could potentially revolutionize treatment of AMD

New type of eye drop could potentially revolutionize treatment of AMD

Machine learning algorithm can help predict progression of age-related macular degeneration

Machine learning algorithm can help predict progression of age-related macular degeneration

Research reveals 9.8 million Brits risk losing their sight after shunning eye tests

Research reveals 9.8 million Brits risk losing their sight after shunning eye tests

ARVO 2017 to showcase latest advances in treatments for eye disease and blindness

ARVO 2017 to showcase latest advances in treatments for eye disease and blindness

Powerful pain medicine may help reduce vision damage of glaucoma

Powerful pain medicine may help reduce vision damage of glaucoma

Healthy Vision Month: NEI focuses on women’s eye health

Healthy Vision Month: NEI focuses on women’s eye health

Study finds underdiagnoses of age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care

Study finds underdiagnoses of age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care

Scientists discover novel therapeutic target for retinal neovascularization

Scientists discover novel therapeutic target for retinal neovascularization

JAX professor receives grant from National Eye Institute to study diseases of retinal pigment epithelium

JAX professor receives grant from National Eye Institute to study diseases of retinal pigment epithelium

Dedicated staff contribute greatly to successful screening of diabetic retinopathy

Dedicated staff contribute greatly to successful screening of diabetic retinopathy

Proteomics unravels molecular mechanisms influenced by genetic variations

Proteomics unravels molecular mechanisms influenced by genetic variations

Novel nanoengineered retinal prosthesis may help restore eyesight

Novel nanoengineered retinal prosthesis may help restore eyesight

New research identifies signal that appears to trigger retinal regeneration in zebrafish

New research identifies signal that appears to trigger retinal regeneration in zebrafish

In-home occupational therapy reduces depression symptoms in patients with impaired vision

In-home occupational therapy reduces depression symptoms in patients with impaired vision

TSRI scientists discover how key protein establishes proper vision

TSRI scientists discover how key protein establishes proper vision

Study finds useful way to evaluate impact of stress in AMD

Study finds useful way to evaluate impact of stress in AMD

New BSR guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinicians prescribing non-biologic DMARDs

New BSR guideline provides evidence-based recommendations for clinicians prescribing non-biologic DMARDs

Vision scientists uncover reasons behind unusual perceptual properties of the eye's fovea

Vision scientists uncover reasons behind unusual perceptual properties of the eye's fovea