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Premature babies with low levels of blood platelets have increased risk of blindness

Premature babies with low levels of blood platelets have increased risk of blindness

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

Multi-year study data shows impact of new soft contact lens to slow myopia progression in children

Multi-year study data shows impact of new soft contact lens to slow myopia progression in children

Study shows steep inequality in usage of low vision devices

Study shows steep inequality in usage of low vision devices

Research shows the crucial role of glasses in achieving Sustainable Development Goals

Research shows the crucial role of glasses in achieving Sustainable Development Goals

FDA authorizes marketing of first AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

FDA authorizes marketing of first AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

Researchers link social networks with likelihood of older adults getting cataract surgery

Researchers link social networks with likelihood of older adults getting cataract surgery

New NIH study aims to identify biomarkers of AMD progression

New NIH study aims to identify biomarkers of AMD progression

LoaScope could be valuable approach in the fight against river blindness

LoaScope could be valuable approach in the fight against river blindness

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

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

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

Global blindness rates expected to soar within a few decades

Global blindness rates expected to soar within a few decades

University of Manchester spin-out creates unique technology to improve eye health of aging population

University of Manchester spin-out creates unique technology to improve eye health of aging population

Genetic differences may play role in vision impairment, eye abnormalities of some astronauts

Genetic differences may play role in vision impairment, eye abnormalities of some astronauts

Study finds underdiagnoses of age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care

Study finds underdiagnoses of age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care

JAX professor receives grant from National Eye Institute to study diseases of retinal pigment epithelium

JAX professor receives grant from National Eye Institute to study diseases of retinal pigment epithelium

Study shows how chemical modification in the retinal can improve vision

Study shows how chemical modification in the retinal can improve vision

ARVO urges Congress to reject budget proposal that seeks to cut NIH funding

ARVO urges Congress to reject budget proposal that seeks to cut NIH funding

Study identifies therapeutic target for diabetic retinopathy

Study identifies therapeutic target for diabetic retinopathy