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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

Study shows how chemical modification in the retinal can improve vision

Study shows how chemical modification in the retinal can improve vision

ARVO urges Congress to reject budget proposal that seeks to cut NIH funding

ARVO urges Congress to reject budget proposal that seeks to cut NIH funding

Study identifies therapeutic target for diabetic retinopathy

Study identifies therapeutic target for diabetic retinopathy

New techniques and treatments show promise for eliminating retinopathy of prematurity

New techniques and treatments show promise for eliminating retinopathy of prematurity

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

RIT scientists to explore properties of vitreous gel to find clues for vision disorders

RIT scientists to explore properties of vitreous gel to find clues for vision disorders

New study identifies novel target for treatment of Graves' disease and other scarring eye conditions

New study identifies novel target for treatment of Graves' disease and other scarring eye conditions

IU receives $1.9 million grant to investigate effects of congenital birth defects and age on the eye

IU receives $1.9 million grant to investigate effects of congenital birth defects and age on the eye

RPB continues research initiative to address urgent needs in treating low vision

RPB continues research initiative to address urgent needs in treating low vision

New research reveals crucial information about how the cornea responds to damage

New research reveals crucial information about how the cornea responds to damage

Second annual USC VR Hackathon for international coders, designers focuses on Medical Empathy Machine

Second annual USC VR Hackathon for international coders, designers focuses on Medical Empathy Machine

Flow diversion shows high rate of visual improvement in patients with paraclinoid aneurysms

Flow diversion shows high rate of visual improvement in patients with paraclinoid aneurysms

NIH-funded study finds visual impairment, blindness may double by 2050

NIH-funded study finds visual impairment, blindness may double by 2050

New study shows Ebola survivors may be at risk of severe vision loss

New study shows Ebola survivors may be at risk of severe vision loss

Diabetic patients at risk for developing retinal diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic patients at risk for developing retinal diabetic neuropathy

Researchers discover gene that plays vital role in inherited eye disorder

Researchers discover gene that plays vital role in inherited eye disorder

ADHD highly prevalent among children with vision problems

ADHD highly prevalent among children with vision problems

New study to explore outcomes of pregnancy in Brazilian women with Zika virus

New study to explore outcomes of pregnancy in Brazilian women with Zika virus

Uncorrected refractive error responsible for vision impairment in 101 million people worldwide

Uncorrected refractive error responsible for vision impairment in 101 million people worldwide