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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.
First gene therapy operation for macular degeneration is a success

First gene therapy operation for macular degeneration is a success

Heavy cigarette smoking could damage vision, say researchers

Heavy cigarette smoking could damage vision, say researchers

Heavy smoking could lead to vision loss, study finds

Heavy smoking could lead to vision loss, study finds

NIH scientists zero in on genes associated with AMD

NIH scientists zero in on genes associated with AMD

Study shows that aging and chronic diseases share common genetic factors

Study shows that aging and chronic diseases share common genetic factors

NIH grants awarded to Nanoscope to recruit talent and develop optogenetic delivery platforms

NIH grants awarded to Nanoscope to recruit talent and develop optogenetic delivery platforms

Researchers identify new genes linked with age-related macular degeneration

Researchers identify new genes linked with age-related macular degeneration

Defective molecular master switch could lead to age-related macular degeneration

Defective molecular master switch could lead to age-related macular degeneration

Researchers identify new genes linked to development of age-related macular degeneration

Researchers identify new genes linked to development of age-related macular degeneration

Researchers identify MANF as a rejuvenating factor in parabiosis

Researchers identify MANF as a rejuvenating factor in parabiosis

Study shows an unusual mechanism could have thwart the invasion of human genome by junk DNA

Study shows an unusual mechanism could have thwart the invasion of human genome by junk DNA

Study investigates whether home eye tests could help patients and reduce burden on NHS

Study investigates whether home eye tests could help patients and reduce burden on NHS

Supplements of key nutrients can help people to see better

Supplements of key nutrients can help people to see better

AI and Big Data enable better diagnosis, personalized treatment of eye diseases

AI and Big Data enable better diagnosis, personalized treatment of eye diseases

Researchers characterize new animal model that mimics aspects of AMD

Researchers characterize new animal model that mimics aspects of AMD

Breakthrough technology offers new hope to people with glaucoma, retinitis and macular degeneration

Breakthrough technology offers new hope to people with glaucoma, retinitis and macular degeneration

Novel approach could provide painless, efficient alternative for treating eye diseases

Novel approach could provide painless, efficient alternative for treating eye diseases

RetiPharma secures funding to develop new peptide drug for treating degenerative eye disorders

RetiPharma secures funding to develop new peptide drug for treating degenerative eye disorders

Calcified nodules in the retina increase risk for progression to late stages of AMD

Calcified nodules in the retina increase risk for progression to late stages of AMD

NEI investigators combine two imaging modalities to view the retina in unprecedented detail

NEI investigators combine two imaging modalities to view the retina in unprecedented detail