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New smart contact lens for monitoring and control of intraocular pressure in glaucoma

New smart contact lens for monitoring and control of intraocular pressure in glaucoma

Scientists explore potential new ways to prevent and treat optic nerve hypoplasia

Scientists explore potential new ways to prevent and treat optic nerve hypoplasia

Study reveals why hypoglycemic episodes worsen diabetic retinopathy

Study reveals why hypoglycemic episodes worsen diabetic retinopathy

Altered amino acid metabolism could contribute to diabetes-associated peripheral neuropathy

Altered amino acid metabolism could contribute to diabetes-associated peripheral neuropathy

Therapeutic small molecule can restore visual functions after optic nerve injury

Therapeutic small molecule can restore visual functions after optic nerve injury

Transient ischemic attack needs emergency assessment to help prevent a full-blown stroke

Transient ischemic attack needs emergency assessment to help prevent a full-blown stroke

Rural seniors benefit from pandemic-driven remote fitness boom

Rural seniors benefit from pandemic-driven remote fitness boom

New UC San Diego Shiley EyeMobile for Children visits schools to serve low-income families

New UC San Diego Shiley EyeMobile for Children visits schools to serve low-income families

Study may help explain how excess weight can contribute to diabetes

Study may help explain how excess weight can contribute to diabetes

Study: Two separate eye diseases may contribute to age-related macular degeneration

Study: Two separate eye diseases may contribute to age-related macular degeneration

NIH scientists use patient stem cells and 3D bioprinting to produce eye tissue

NIH scientists use patient stem cells and 3D bioprinting to produce eye tissue

Major funding to support studies of the PRPH2 gene linked to macular dystrophy

Major funding to support studies of the PRPH2 gene linked to macular dystrophy

Newly identified genetic mutation may be a root cause of severe childhood glaucoma

Newly identified genetic mutation may be a root cause of severe childhood glaucoma

Scientists discover new potential mechanism for vision loss

Scientists discover new potential mechanism for vision loss

Study compares the performance of two most popular AMD drugs

Study compares the performance of two most popular AMD drugs

Scientists report new target to combat coronary artery disease

Scientists report new target to combat coronary artery disease

Repetitive stress induces features of accelerated aging in the eye

Repetitive stress induces features of accelerated aging in the eye

UH researcher aims to find causal pathways to developmental disabilities among children in rural Zambia

UH researcher aims to find causal pathways to developmental disabilities among children in rural Zambia

Poor sleep increases the risk of glaucoma

Poor sleep increases the risk of glaucoma

Can monkeypox spread through contaminated food?

Can monkeypox spread through contaminated food?