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Study offers important step to identify cause of blinding disease

Study offers important step to identify cause of blinding disease

'Eye-in-a-dish' model reveals genetic variants that may contribute to AMD

'Eye-in-a-dish' model reveals genetic variants that may contribute to AMD

A new strategy for managing diabetic macular edema in people with good vision

A new strategy for managing diabetic macular edema in people with good vision

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

Innovative treatment improves vision of a patient suffering from melanoma-associated retinopathy

Study highlights importance of continued efforts to enhance the reach of diabetes prevention programs

Study highlights importance of continued efforts to enhance the reach of diabetes prevention programs

Experimental drug may be twice as good at fighting vision loss as previously thought

Experimental drug may be twice as good at fighting vision loss as previously thought

Bacteria and innate immune factors in birth canal, cervix may be key to predicting preterm births

Bacteria and innate immune factors in birth canal, cervix may be key to predicting preterm births

Certain bacteria and immune factors in vagina may cause or protect against preterm birth

Certain bacteria and immune factors in vagina may cause or protect against preterm birth

Study provides new understanding of how the brain recovers from damage caused by stroke

Study provides new understanding of how the brain recovers from damage caused by stroke

Study shows how AI can improve physicians' diagnostic accuracy

Study shows how AI can improve physicians' diagnostic accuracy

Promising gene therapy could restore vision in humans

Promising gene therapy could restore vision in humans

New therapy could help prolong useful vision and delay total blindness

New therapy could help prolong useful vision and delay total blindness

Ebola survivors in Liberia have higher prevalence of health issues, study shows

Ebola survivors in Liberia have higher prevalence of health issues, study shows

Laser-based technique allows doctors to image the whole eye in 3D

Laser-based technique allows doctors to image the whole eye in 3D

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month: How visual impairment affects older adults

Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month: How visual impairment affects older adults

Drug increases melanin production in some people with albinism

Drug increases melanin production in some people with albinism

First gene therapy operation for macular degeneration is a success

First gene therapy operation for macular degeneration is a success

Heavy smoking could lead to vision loss, study finds

Heavy smoking could lead to vision loss, study finds

NIH scientists zero in on genes associated with AMD

NIH scientists zero in on genes associated with AMD

Individualized diets more effective in controlling blood glucose levels, study finds

Individualized diets more effective in controlling blood glucose levels, study finds