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Enzyme in fat tissue helps control the production of new bone and fat cells, study shows

Enzyme in fat tissue helps control the production of new bone and fat cells, study shows

Study sheds new light on the function of a sight-saving growth factor

Study sheds new light on the function of a sight-saving growth factor

AI could predict treatment demand for chronic eye diseases

AI could predict treatment demand for chronic eye diseases

Men with sensory loss more likely to be physically inactive and obese than women

Men with sensory loss more likely to be physically inactive and obese than women

International coalition develops classification criteria for 25 subtypes of uveitis

International coalition develops classification criteria for 25 subtypes of uveitis

High caffeine intake may increase the risk of glaucoma, finds study

High caffeine intake may increase the risk of glaucoma, finds study

Optic nerve activity may trigger the formation of vision-harming tumors in children

Optic nerve activity may trigger the formation of vision-harming tumors in children

Black fungus complicates India's COVID pandemic

Black fungus complicates India's COVID pandemic

New technique can help to non-invasively assess progression of sickle cell retinopathy

New technique can help to non-invasively assess progression of sickle cell retinopathy

New photoreceptors from human pluripotent stem cells restores sight to injured retinas

New photoreceptors from human pluripotent stem cells restores sight to injured retinas

Gene therapy for common forms of congenital blindness shows promise to improve vision

Gene therapy for common forms of congenital blindness shows promise to improve vision

Study finds that not all patients with elevated eye pressure need treatment to prevent vision loss

Study finds that not all patients with elevated eye pressure need treatment to prevent vision loss

Gene therapy may offer a new approach to preserving vision in people with retinitis pigmentosa

Gene therapy may offer a new approach to preserving vision in people with retinitis pigmentosa

Early treatment with anti-VEGF injections slows diabetic retinopathy

Early treatment with anti-VEGF injections slows diabetic retinopathy

Study identifies gene variants that cause metabolic deficiency in the eye

Study identifies gene variants that cause metabolic deficiency in the eye

NYSCF is developing new stem cell therapy to treat age-related macular degeneration

NYSCF is developing new stem cell therapy to treat age-related macular degeneration

Researchers identify a genetic defect that increases the risk of debilitating eye disease

Researchers identify a genetic defect that increases the risk of debilitating eye disease

Researchers confirm new drug development route for treating multiple sclerosis, asthma

Researchers confirm new drug development route for treating multiple sclerosis, asthma

Phase 2 clinical trial is now open at Columbia to test gene therapy for dry macular degeneration

Phase 2 clinical trial is now open at Columbia to test gene therapy for dry macular degeneration

Central retinal artery occlusion can be a warning sign of other vascular issues

Central retinal artery occlusion can be a warning sign of other vascular issues