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Smartphones could be used to reveal early-warning signs of glaucoma

Smartphones could be used to reveal early-warning signs of glaucoma

Covid vaccine websites violate disability laws, create inequity for the blind

Covid vaccine websites violate disability laws, create inequity for the blind

Scientists find new therapeutic approach to effectively treat age-related macular degeneration

Scientists find new therapeutic approach to effectively treat age-related macular degeneration

Novel vectors reduce the risks associated with ocular gene therapies

Novel vectors reduce the risks associated with ocular gene therapies

Researchers launch new study to explore face blindness in children

Researchers launch new study to explore face blindness in children

UC San Diego researchers launch clinical trial to test gene therapy for Alzheimer’s disease

UC San Diego researchers launch clinical trial to test gene therapy for Alzheimer’s disease

Improving eye health globally can have substantial benefits for economic, social prosperity

Improving eye health globally can have substantial benefits for economic, social prosperity

Study sheds light on the recurrence of herpes simplex virus

Study sheds light on the recurrence of herpes simplex virus

ASDS releases new recommendations for physicians performing injectable filler procedures

ASDS releases new recommendations for physicians performing injectable filler procedures

Research shows how mutation linked with CLN3-Batten disease could lead to vision loss

Research shows how mutation linked with CLN3-Batten disease could lead to vision loss

New method can help evaluate potential sight-preserving properties

New method can help evaluate potential sight-preserving properties

Spark Therapeutics launches gene therapy clinical trial for late-onset Pompe disease

Spark Therapeutics launches gene therapy clinical trial for late-onset Pompe disease

Remyelinating drug shows potential to improve vision in patients with MS

Remyelinating drug shows potential to improve vision in patients with MS

Complication of severe SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia results in persistent cortical blindness: Case report

Complication of severe SARS-CoV-2 pneumonia results in persistent cortical blindness: Case report

Study finds locations of early prion protein accumulation in the eye

Study finds locations of early prion protein accumulation in the eye

FDA takes action on alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico

FDA takes action on alcohol-based hand sanitizers from Mexico

Gene editing shows potential to correct mutations causing inherited retinal degeneration

Gene editing shows potential to correct mutations causing inherited retinal degeneration

Novel low molecular weight dextran-sulphate could play a key role in glaucoma treatment

Novel low molecular weight dextran-sulphate could play a key role in glaucoma treatment

Researchers receive $2.95 million grant to create improved diagnostics for worm infections

Researchers receive $2.95 million grant to create improved diagnostics for worm infections

AI screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy do not show consistent performance

AI screening algorithms to diagnose diabetic retinopathy do not show consistent performance