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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.
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

Scientists engineer smallest CRISPR-Cas9 system to date

Scientists engineer smallest CRISPR-Cas9 system to date

New RNAi treatment safely blocks ocular inflammation in mice

New RNAi treatment safely blocks ocular inflammation in mice

New transparent Micro-ring device could measure biological activities at back of the eye

New transparent Micro-ring device could measure biological activities at back of the eye

Wills Eye expert discusses what patients need to know about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Wills Eye expert discusses what patients need to know about Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Study suggests that iPSCs do not develop more mutations than subcloned cells

Study suggests that iPSCs do not develop more mutations than subcloned cells

NEI highlights new technologies and tools to help people living with low vision or blindness

NEI highlights new technologies and tools to help people living with low vision or blindness

Researchers develop cell culture model that could help develop early treatment strategies for AMD

Researchers develop cell culture model that could help develop early treatment strategies for AMD

Light emitted from digital screens can cause irreversible damage to eyes, research shows

Light emitted from digital screens can cause irreversible damage to eyes, research shows

Philip Chapper & Company Ltd to launch supplement to protect against macular degeneration

Philip Chapper & Company Ltd to launch supplement to protect against macular degeneration

Chemotherapy-induced senescent cells promote side effects and cancer relapse

Chemotherapy-induced senescent cells promote side effects and cancer relapse

VisionCare receives FDA approval to begin clinical study of telescope implant in post-cataract patients

VisionCare receives FDA approval to begin clinical study of telescope implant in post-cataract patients

New imaging technique could revolutionize assessment of eye health and disease

New imaging technique could revolutionize assessment of eye health and disease

How to stay safe in the sun

How to stay safe in the sun

Researchers use worms as model system to study how gut microbiome influences disease

Researchers use worms as model system to study how gut microbiome influences disease

URMC researchers identify potential new means of treating severe genetic diseases in children

URMC researchers identify potential new means of treating severe genetic diseases in children

New book provides insights into latest treatments for partial blindness

New book provides insights into latest treatments for partial blindness

TSRI scientists reveal how vision-loss treatment may leave the eyes, kidneys vulnerable to cellular damage

TSRI scientists reveal how vision-loss treatment may leave the eyes, kidneys vulnerable to cellular damage

Persavita’s flagship natural eye health product Saffron 2020 receives U.S. patent

Persavita’s flagship natural eye health product Saffron 2020 receives U.S. patent

Noninvasive biomedical imaging technology uses light to map the brain

Noninvasive biomedical imaging technology uses light to map the brain