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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.
Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Pixium Vision announces successful implantation and activation of PRIMA Bionic Vision System

Pixium Vision announces successful implantation and activation of PRIMA Bionic Vision System

BIST researchers develop new retinal prosthesis to address visual degeneration

BIST researchers develop new retinal prosthesis to address visual degeneration

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

Sex steroid hormone fluctuations may have direct effects on eye physiology and AMD

New retinal imaging scanner may one day revolutionize eye care

New retinal imaging scanner may one day revolutionize eye care

Good friends might be your best brain booster as you age

Good friends might be your best brain booster as you age

Retinal diseases could be treated by ophthalmic drops instead of intraocular injections

Retinal diseases could be treated by ophthalmic drops instead of intraocular injections

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