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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.
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

Dietary restriction could help prevent age-related decline in integrity of human gut

Dietary restriction could help prevent age-related decline in integrity of human gut

UCV researchers discover the influence of exosomes on age-related macular degeneration

UCV researchers discover the influence of exosomes on age-related macular degeneration

Common diabetes medication may protect against age-related macular degeneration

Common diabetes medication may protect against age-related macular degeneration

Easier treatment for age-related macular degeneration shows promise in clinical study

Easier treatment for age-related macular degeneration shows promise in clinical study

Global leaders in medical and surgical eye care to convene in Chicago to attend AAO 2018

Global leaders in medical and surgical eye care to convene in Chicago to attend AAO 2018

Researchers create new devices to mechanically stress retinal cells

Researchers create new devices to mechanically stress retinal cells

Green leafy vegetables could help reduce macular degeneration risk

Green leafy vegetables could help reduce macular degeneration risk

Scientists receive $5.1 million grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding retinal conditions

Scientists receive $5.1 million grant to develop stem cell-based therapy for blinding retinal conditions

Healthy elders can consume walnuts without having negative impact on weight gain, finds study

Healthy elders can consume walnuts without having negative impact on weight gain, finds study

'Eye scan' shows promise to diagnose central nervous system disorders

'Eye scan' shows promise to diagnose central nervous system disorders

Lab grown retinal cells provide clues to color blindness treatment

Lab grown retinal cells provide clues to color blindness treatment

Researchers design new method to pinpoint genetic differences between species

Researchers design new method to pinpoint genetic differences between species

Mediterranean diet cuts risk of developing AMD

Mediterranean diet cuts risk of developing AMD

More people show interest in getting their DNA tested, finds new poll

More people show interest in getting their DNA tested, finds new poll

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