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Encouraging results in wet age-related macular degeneration study

Encouraging results in wet age-related macular degeneration study

Oak Ridge technology used to understand semiconductor defects helps people at risk of becoming blind

Oak Ridge technology used to understand semiconductor defects helps people at risk of becoming blind

Macular degeneration patients benefit from self-management training

Macular degeneration patients benefit from self-management training

First program to apply RNA interference (RNAi) technology to asthma

First program to apply RNA interference (RNAi) technology to asthma

Pegaptanib (Macugen) is an effective treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration

Pegaptanib (Macugen) is an effective treatment for neovascular age-related macular degeneration

Macugen approved for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Macugen approved for the treatment of neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

New poll shows one in five Americans may stop using vitamin E, experts concerned

New poll shows one in five Americans may stop using vitamin E, experts concerned

Scientists have given blind nerve cells the ability to detect light

Scientists have given blind nerve cells the ability to detect light

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

Scientists have found that a protein present in normal body tissues can prevent tumour growth

Researchers have developed a novel drug-antidote pair

Researchers have developed a novel drug-antidote pair

Vitamin E's status as a super supplement questioned

Vitamin E's status as a super supplement questioned

FDA fast tracks Genaera's drug for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration

FDA fast tracks Genaera's drug for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration

First generation of human retinal cells in the laboratory from human embryonic stem cells

First generation of human retinal cells in the laboratory from human embryonic stem cells

The same gene functions in vision and immune system, research shows

The same gene functions in vision and immune system, research shows

Potential stem cells treatment for retinitis pigmentosa and other retinal degenerations

Potential stem cells treatment for retinitis pigmentosa and other retinal degenerations

Eggs are a high in lutein, a carotenoid important for eye and skin health

Eggs are a high in lutein, a carotenoid important for eye and skin health

Latinos living in the United States have high rates of eye disease and visual impairment

Latinos living in the United States have high rates of eye disease and visual impairment

Japanese study on eggs and mortality is not scientifically sound

Japanese study on eggs and mortality is not scientifically sound

Cataract more prevalent in African American nursing home residents than white residents

Cataract more prevalent in African American nursing home residents than white residents

Alcon updates filing status of RETAANE® new drug application

Alcon updates filing status of RETAANE® new drug application