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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.
Researchers identify protein essential for eye lens development and clear vision

Researchers identify protein essential for eye lens development and clear vision

Sylentis presents clinical study results of new treatment for dry eye syndrome

Sylentis presents clinical study results of new treatment for dry eye syndrome

New AI algorithm can accurately diagnose cause of childhood blindness

New AI algorithm can accurately diagnose cause of childhood blindness

FDA authorizes marketing of first AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

FDA authorizes marketing of first AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

FDA grants clearance for first contact lens with light-adaptive technology

FDA grants clearance for first contact lens with light-adaptive technology

Unexpected finding may play major role in deterring diabetic retinopathy

Unexpected finding may play major role in deterring diabetic retinopathy

NTU Singapore and SERI team invents new 'pen camera' to detect patients with glaucoma

NTU Singapore and SERI team invents new 'pen camera' to detect patients with glaucoma

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

Robocall increases diabetic retinopathy screening rates among poor minorities

Robocall increases diabetic retinopathy screening rates among poor minorities

Researchers build better AI algorithms to screen patients for diabetic eye disease

Researchers build better AI algorithms to screen patients for diabetic eye disease

Duke scientists pinpoint new therapeutic target for macular degeneration

Duke scientists pinpoint new therapeutic target for macular degeneration

Research findings could help develop new drugs to prevent, treat dry eye disease

Research findings could help develop new drugs to prevent, treat dry eye disease

Study offers new hope to protect extremely premature babies from impaired vision

Study offers new hope to protect extremely premature babies from impaired vision

Dim light may affect your ability to learn and remember, suggests new study

Dim light may affect your ability to learn and remember, suggests new study

Diabetes patients twice as likely to develop cataract, study finds

Diabetes patients twice as likely to develop cataract, study finds

New report breaks down costs involved in treating complications of type 2 diabetes

New report breaks down costs involved in treating complications of type 2 diabetes

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Study finds close connection between eye and cardiovascular damage in type 1 diabetes

Study finds close connection between eye and cardiovascular damage in type 1 diabetes

Sleeping sickness actually caused by acceleration of biological clocks

Sleeping sickness actually caused by acceleration of biological clocks

Everyday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure

Everyday eye movements may be cause of glaucoma in people with normal intraocular pressure