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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.
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

Single blood sample can provide adequate confirmation of diabetes

Single blood sample can provide adequate confirmation of diabetes

Regeneron collaborates with Zoetis to research antibody therapies for animals

Regeneron collaborates with Zoetis to research antibody therapies for animals

People with type 1 diabetes for decades show signs of mild drop in cognitive abilities

People with type 1 diabetes for decades show signs of mild drop in cognitive abilities

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