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Macular degeneration is a disease associated with aging that gradually destroys sharp, central vision. Central vision is needed for seeing objects clearly and for common daily tasks such as reading and driving.
Scientists move one step further in developing eye drops to treat age-related macular degeneration

Scientists move one step further in developing eye drops to treat age-related macular degeneration

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

Improving quality of diet may play important role in protecting against AMD

Improving quality of diet may play important role in protecting against AMD

Johns Hopkins researchers reveal potential of AI in medical imaging and diagnostics

Johns Hopkins researchers reveal potential of AI in medical imaging and diagnostics

Fight for Sight funds research to develop new drop-based drug for patients with wet AMD

Fight for Sight funds research to develop new drop-based drug for patients with wet AMD

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Microglia play  protective role in response to retinal detachment, shows study

Microglia play protective role in response to retinal detachment, shows study

PanOptica doses first patient in Phase 1/2 dose-ranging clinical trial of PAN-90806

PanOptica doses first patient in Phase 1/2 dose-ranging clinical trial of PAN-90806

New lab-on-a-chip device shows promise in treating retinal diseases

New lab-on-a-chip device shows promise in treating retinal diseases

FDA seeks order of permanent injunction to stop two stem cell clinics from marketing stem cell products

FDA seeks order of permanent injunction to stop two stem cell clinics from marketing stem cell products

New studies show potential for using genetic information to create personalized vision care

New studies show potential for using genetic information to create personalized vision care

Healthy diet can be key to preventing age-related macular degeneration

Healthy diet can be key to preventing age-related macular degeneration

Fluorescent dye could allow doctors to obtain better images of blood vessels, tissues

Fluorescent dye could allow doctors to obtain better images of blood vessels, tissues

Aging immune cells increase risk for macular degeneration

Aging immune cells increase risk for macular degeneration

First-in-human clinical trial of retinal implant to treat dry AMD

First-in-human clinical trial of retinal implant to treat dry AMD

New trial to test stem cell-based retinal implant for dry age-related macular degeneration

New trial to test stem cell-based retinal implant for dry age-related macular degeneration

Immune cells can repopulate in the retina after elimination, mice study shows

Immune cells can repopulate in the retina after elimination, mice study shows

Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD

Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD

Duke scientists pinpoint new therapeutic target for macular degeneration

Duke scientists pinpoint new therapeutic target for macular degeneration