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Spectral notch filters in glasses enhance color vision for those with red-green CVD

Spectral notch filters in glasses enhance color vision for those with red-green CVD

7-day levofloxacin/dexamethasone eye drops as effective as standard treatment after cataract surgery

7-day levofloxacin/dexamethasone eye drops as effective as standard treatment after cataract surgery

Face blindness may arise from deficits beyond visual perception

Face blindness may arise from deficits beyond visual perception

Researchers use nanoparticles to deliver gene therapy for blinding eye disease

Researchers use nanoparticles to deliver gene therapy for blinding eye disease

New nanoparticle-based artificial retina prosthesis restores vision in blind rats

New nanoparticle-based artificial retina prosthesis restores vision in blind rats

Researchers develop artificial liquid retinal prosthesis to counteract the effects of eye disorders

Researchers develop artificial liquid retinal prosthesis to counteract the effects of eye disorders

New eye drops could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion

New eye drops could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion

New method spurs production of antibiotic or antiparasitic compounds in actinobacteria

New method spurs production of antibiotic or antiparasitic compounds in actinobacteria

Hungarian physician to receive the Körber Prize for European Science 2020

Hungarian physician to receive the Körber Prize for European Science 2020

Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break own rules using ‘rubber bullets’

Fractured skulls, lost eyes: Police often break own rules using ‘rubber bullets’

Study reveals new insight into Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy

Study reveals new insight into Fuchs’ endothelial corneal dystrophy

Researchers question the mechanism of retinitis pigmentosa

Researchers question the mechanism of retinitis pigmentosa

Researchers use human stem cell models to analyze degeneration in glaucoma

Researchers use human stem cell models to analyze degeneration in glaucoma

Treatment with vitamin A analog improves visual function in diabetic mice

Treatment with vitamin A analog improves visual function in diabetic mice

Experts clarify MS subtypes to improve care and access to treatments

Experts clarify MS subtypes to improve care and access to treatments

Santen Pharmaceutical and jCyte conclude an exclusive licensing contract in Japan, Asia and Europe for the jCell therapy programme for retinitis pigmentosa

Santen Pharmaceutical and jCyte conclude an exclusive licensing contract in Japan, Asia and Europe for the jCell therapy programme for retinitis pigmentosa

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

Oxidative stress and growth factors associated with development of high myopia

People with sight loss are greatly affected by Covid-19 pandemic, survey shows

People with sight loss are greatly affected by Covid-19 pandemic, survey shows

People with severe vision loss less accurate in judging the distance of closer sounds

People with severe vision loss less accurate in judging the distance of closer sounds

Microperimetry can help determine the efficacy of novel treatments for macular diseases

Microperimetry can help determine the efficacy of novel treatments for macular diseases