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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 explore single-cell sequencing technologies to understand molecular mechanisms of autoimmune diseases

Researchers explore single-cell sequencing technologies to understand molecular mechanisms of autoimmune diseases

UH professor develops an imaging system to improve the view of cornea and fetal brain

UH professor develops an imaging system to improve the view of cornea and fetal brain

New analysis highlights the need to prioritize addressing preventable vision loss in children in America

New analysis highlights the need to prioritize addressing preventable vision loss in children in America

IRIS Registry presents latest eye research at AAO 2022

IRIS Registry presents latest eye research at AAO 2022

Father of modern corneal science honored with the 2022 António Champalimaud Vision Award

Father of modern corneal science honored with the 2022 António Champalimaud Vision Award

Novel method for accurate diagnosis and treatment of uveitis

Novel method for accurate diagnosis and treatment of uveitis

Cornea implant made of collagen from pig’s skin restores vision

Cornea implant made of collagen from pig’s skin restores vision

Financial incentives from pharma companies can influence how vision care practitioners prescribe branded eyedrops

Financial incentives from pharma companies can influence how vision care practitioners prescribe branded eyedrops

Crying out for new disease diagnoses

Crying out for new disease diagnoses

Vascular dysfunction may be the cause of metabolic changes that can lead to diabetes, study suggests

Vascular dysfunction may be the cause of metabolic changes that can lead to diabetes, study suggests

New imaging technique reveals subtle details about pathology in a rare eye disease

New imaging technique reveals subtle details about pathology in a rare eye disease

Pigment epithelium-derived factor ablations may lead to eye aging

Pigment epithelium-derived factor ablations may lead to eye aging

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

‘Hypervitaminosis D’ is on the rise and linked to serious health issues

Using AI to save the lives of mothers and babies

Using AI to save the lives of mothers and babies

Specific retinal cell appears to be good at housing Ebola and other viruses

Specific retinal cell appears to be good at housing Ebola and other viruses

New disease that affects the macula discovered

New disease that affects the macula discovered

Dietary supplements can slow progression of age-related macular degeneration, NIH study confirms

Dietary supplements can slow progression of age-related macular degeneration, NIH study confirms

Study expands understanding of the eye's immune response to viral infections

Study expands understanding of the eye's immune response to viral infections

Ocular toxoplasmosis found to be common among Australians

Ocular toxoplasmosis found to be common among Australians

Single-cell-resolution map of retinal pigment epithelium could help develop precise therapies for degenerative diseases

Single-cell-resolution map of retinal pigment epithelium could help develop precise therapies for degenerative diseases