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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.
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

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