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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.
Harvard scientists discover hundreds of genetic switches that influence height

Harvard scientists discover hundreds of genetic switches that influence height

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

Improving Healthcare in the Community through Eye Examinations

Fish oil component provides long-term preconditioning protection for vision cells

Fish oil component provides long-term preconditioning protection for vision cells

Researchers discover critical trigger for leading form of vision loss

Researchers discover critical trigger for leading form of vision loss

Researchers receive £1.3 million to develop sight-saving imaging technology

Researchers receive £1.3 million to develop sight-saving imaging technology

Study finds huge decline in risk for AMD in Baby Boom and later generations

Study finds huge decline in risk for AMD in Baby Boom and later generations

SUNY Downstate professor receives two awards to support research on vision-threatening diseases

SUNY Downstate professor receives two awards to support research on vision-threatening diseases

Study finds genetic treatment for inherited retinal disorder

Study finds genetic treatment for inherited retinal disorder

Largest clinical specialty database powers studies that yield key insights

Largest clinical specialty database powers studies that yield key insights

New smartphone app may help patients take better care of their vision at home

New smartphone app may help patients take better care of their vision at home

New gene therapy for blindness may soon be reality

New gene therapy for blindness may soon be reality

Ground-breaking eye health study offers new hope for AMD sufferers

Ground-breaking eye health study offers new hope for AMD sufferers

Scientists get one step closer to reversing retinal degenerative diseases

Scientists get one step closer to reversing retinal degenerative diseases

New human stem cell model could pave way for macular degeneration research

New human stem cell model could pave way for macular degeneration research

New diabetes eye supplement to be showcased at Expopharm 2017

New diabetes eye supplement to be showcased at Expopharm 2017

IBS scientists uncover key regulator of normal as well as pathological angiogenesis

IBS scientists uncover key regulator of normal as well as pathological angiogenesis

Second Sight achieves milestone with conditional FDA approval to start Orion feasibility clinical trial

Second Sight achieves milestone with conditional FDA approval to start Orion feasibility clinical trial

Research findings potentially open door to new treatments for eye trauma and retinal disease

Research findings potentially open door to new treatments for eye trauma and retinal disease

Vision research using donated human tissue could help millions suffering from diabetic eye disease

Vision research using donated human tissue could help millions suffering from diabetic eye disease

Scientists identify key compound that reduces severity of AMD in preclinical model

Scientists identify key compound that reduces severity of AMD in preclinical model