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Scientists identify genetic risk factor for equine squamous cell carcinoma

Scientists identify genetic risk factor for equine squamous cell carcinoma

Electrical stimulation of the brain may help preserve visual neurons from cell death after injury

Electrical stimulation of the brain may help preserve visual neurons from cell death after injury

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

Large source of real-time data provides insight into treatment for vision-threatening condition

Large source of real-time data provides insight into treatment for vision-threatening condition

Two widely used drugs show effectiveness in treating patients with CRVO-associated macular edema

Two widely used drugs show effectiveness in treating patients with CRVO-associated macular edema

Study: Systemic therapy preserves vision of uveitis patients better than intraocular implant

Study: Systemic therapy preserves vision of uveitis patients better than intraocular implant

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

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

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Researchers identify biomarker that could predict disease severity in glaucoma patients

Researchers identify biomarker that could predict disease severity in glaucoma patients

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

Researchers find way to use artificial intelligence to combat diabetic retinopathy

Researchers find way to use artificial intelligence to combat diabetic retinopathy

FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease

FDA approves first drug for treating rare form of Batten disease

Many studies overlook hearing loss when assessing doctor-patient communication

Many studies overlook hearing loss when assessing doctor-patient communication

Analysis finds high infection rates with contact lens than with LASIK to correct vision

Analysis finds high infection rates with contact lens than with LASIK to correct vision

Penn researchers pinpoint underlying cause of Best disease

Penn researchers pinpoint underlying cause of Best disease

CIRM funds clinical study to test safety, efficacy of new retinitis pigmentosa treatment

CIRM funds clinical study to test safety, efficacy of new retinitis pigmentosa treatment

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Gladstone scientists discover common mechanism that links neurodegeneration in young and old

Careful counselling from clinicians may help alleviate anxiety in wAMD patients

Careful counselling from clinicians may help alleviate anxiety in wAMD patients