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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.
Your Vision Matters: How to Protect Your Eyesight

Your Vision Matters: How to Protect Your Eyesight

New Medicare Advantage tool to lower drug prices puts crimp in patients’ choices

New Medicare Advantage tool to lower drug prices puts crimp in patients’ choices

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

Novel tests to better assess earlier stages of AMD

Novel tests to better assess earlier stages of AMD

New system that uses AI accurately detects patients with diabetic retinopathy

New system that uses AI accurately detects patients with diabetic retinopathy

Researchers create the world’s first artificial retina

Researchers create the world’s first artificial retina

Life Biosciences contributes $100,000 to fund its biomedical innovation course on aging

Life Biosciences contributes $100,000 to fund its biomedical innovation course on aging

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

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

Scientists reverse congenital blindness in mouse model

Scientists reverse congenital blindness in mouse model

Connection between Alzheimer’s disease and degenerative eye diseases

Connection between Alzheimer’s disease and degenerative eye 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

Blue light from smart phones and digital devices could raise risk of blindness

Blue light from smart phones and digital devices could raise risk of blindness

Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease

Study finds link between degenerative eye conditions and Alzheimer's disease

Saving sight of millions by making eye injections safe and comfortable

Saving sight of millions by making eye injections safe and comfortable

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

Virtual reality may improve empathy and understanding for older adults with dementia

Virtual reality may improve empathy and understanding for older adults with dementia

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