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Eye diseases are widespread around the globe. According to the World Health Organization, the most important three eye diseases or conditions that are a potential threat to the global population are diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. One more vital reason for visual harm is refractive errors. Some of the important reasons for vision loss or low vision are age, healthcare, gender, genetic problems and the prevalence of family history.
Scientists receive $5.1 million grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding retinal conditions

Scientists receive $5.1 million grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding retinal conditions

Premature babies with low levels of blood platelets have increased risk of blindness

Premature babies with low levels of blood platelets have increased risk of blindness

Mediterranean diet cuts risk of developing AMD

Mediterranean diet cuts risk of developing AMD

Your Vision Matters: How to Protect Your Eyesight

Your Vision Matters: How to Protect Your Eyesight

National Eye Health Week 2018: Paralympic medalists support Fight for Sight’s unique virtual event

National Eye Health Week 2018: Paralympic medalists support Fight for Sight’s unique virtual event

New outbreak of rare eye disease identified in contact lens wearers

New outbreak of rare eye disease identified in contact lens wearers

Study: aPKC inhibitors may provide new therapeutic option for blinding eye diseases

Study: aPKC inhibitors may provide new therapeutic option for blinding eye diseases

Eastenders actress supports awareness campaign on importance of eye tests

Eastenders actress supports awareness campaign on importance of eye tests

Primary care providers could play major role in promoting vision care for older adults

Primary care providers could play major role in promoting vision care for older adults

Sun Pharma receives U.S. FDA approval for CEQUA to treat patients with dry eye disease

Sun Pharma receives U.S. FDA approval for CEQUA to treat patients with dry eye disease

Mount Sinai study could transform treatment for patients with retinal degenerative diseases

Mount Sinai study could transform treatment for patients with retinal degenerative diseases

One in two people putting their eye health at risk during summer, says eye research charity

One in two people putting their eye health at risk during summer, says eye research charity

Australian research breakthrough could lead to more effective treatments for dry eye disease

Australian research breakthrough could lead to more effective treatments for dry eye disease

Rt Hon Baroness Boothroyd launches Fight for Sight campaign to raise awareness of eye health

Rt Hon Baroness Boothroyd launches Fight for Sight campaign to raise awareness of eye health

Immune cells may actually disrupt moisturizing glands and cause dry eye disease

Immune cells may actually disrupt moisturizing glands and cause dry eye disease

Research shows the crucial role of glasses in achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Research shows the crucial role of glasses in achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Optician’s test could be used to help assess dementia risk

Optician’s test could be used to help assess dementia risk

Research project investigates snake venom treatment as antibiotic alternative for eye infections

Research project investigates snake venom treatment as antibiotic alternative for eye infections

People who regularly eat oranges less likely to develop macular degeneration, study shows

People who regularly eat oranges less likely to develop macular degeneration, study shows

'Eye-on-a-chip' technology may pave way for new eye disease treatments

'Eye-on-a-chip' technology may pave way for new eye disease treatments