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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.
Study shows importance of targeted antibody treatment for patients with wet macular degeneration

Study shows importance of targeted antibody treatment for patients with wet macular degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may affect 77 million Europeans by 2050

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may affect 77 million Europeans by 2050

Improved biosensor technology may lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating neurological disorders

Improved biosensor technology may lead to safe stem cell therapies for treating neurological disorders

Genetic mutation of APOE gene may provide protection against Alzheimer's disease

Genetic mutation of APOE gene may provide protection against Alzheimer's disease

Study pinpoints cell types linked to age-related macular degeneration

Study pinpoints cell types linked to age-related macular degeneration

Young blood may hold the key to treating age-related diseases

Young blood may hold the key to treating age-related diseases

Ophthalmologists find more evidence linking common bladder drug to retinal conditions

Ophthalmologists find more evidence linking common bladder drug to retinal conditions

New gene therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration is on the horizon

New gene therapy for wet age-related macular degeneration is on the horizon

Medical and surgical eye care experts gather in San Francisco for AAO 2019

Medical and surgical eye care experts gather in San Francisco for AAO 2019

WHO’S first world report on vision

WHO’S first world report on vision

Researchers to explore if humans can exploit genetics of a mouse that regrows axons after injury

Researchers to explore if humans can exploit genetics of a mouse that regrows axons after injury

Johns Hopkins researchers develop new way to deliver sight-saving gene therapy to the retina

Johns Hopkins researchers develop new way to deliver sight-saving gene therapy to the retina

Inflammasome, Boehringer Ingelheim team up to develop new therapies for retinal diseases

Inflammasome, Boehringer Ingelheim team up to develop new therapies for retinal diseases

How older adults can make life easier and safer despite declining vision

How older adults can make life easier and safer despite declining vision

QUT researchers use deep learning methods for more accurate eye testing

QUT researchers use deep learning methods for more accurate eye testing

Partitioned portions can help increase vegetable consumption

Partitioned portions can help increase vegetable consumption

New research suggests another possible mechanism for Alzheimer’s

New research suggests another possible mechanism for Alzheimer’s

Researchers identify alternate chemistry that could account for Alzheimer's pathologies

Researchers identify alternate chemistry that could account for Alzheimer's pathologies

Scientists announce major breakthrough in understanding dry AMD

Scientists announce major breakthrough in understanding dry AMD

Reducing patient fears after dry AMD diagnosis

Reducing patient fears after dry AMD diagnosis