Visual Impairment News and Research

RSS
The definition of vision impairment by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says a visually impaired person’s eyesight cannot be corrected to a “normal level”.
UK charity establishes new funding opportunities to address sight loss

UK charity establishes new funding opportunities to address sight loss

Microglia play vital role in regulating neuroinflammation, research shows

Microglia play vital role in regulating neuroinflammation, research shows

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 highlights high incidence and prevalence of visual problems in stroke survivors

Study highlights high incidence and prevalence of visual problems in stroke survivors

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

Scientists develop new method to detect viral RNA without special equipment

Scientists develop new method to detect viral RNA without special equipment

Electronic shutter eyeglasses may be alternative treatment for amblyopic children in future

Electronic shutter eyeglasses may be alternative treatment for amblyopic children in future

Gene editing could be used to halt kidney disease in patients with Joubert syndrome

Gene editing could be used to halt kidney disease in patients with Joubert syndrome

Increasing omega-3 fatty acid intake during pregnancy reduces risk of premature birth, review finds

Increasing omega-3 fatty acid intake during pregnancy reduces risk of premature birth, review finds

Researchers to develop sports-specific classification system for blind football

Researchers to develop sports-specific classification system for blind football

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood

Computer games and a summer birthday linked to increased risk of myopia in childhood

Maternal smoking during pregnancy associated with increased risk of strabismus in offspring

Maternal smoking during pregnancy associated with increased risk of strabismus in offspring

FDA approves LORBRENA for treatment of patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

FDA approves LORBRENA for treatment of patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Pfizer announces FDA approval of VIZIMPRO for first-line treatment of EGFR-mutated metastatic NSCLC

Pfizer announces FDA approval of VIZIMPRO for first-line treatment of EGFR-mutated metastatic NSCLC

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

Novel tests to better assess earlier stages of AMD

Novel tests to better assess earlier stages of AMD

UK’s leading sight loss charity invites applications from brightest minds in ophthalmic research

UK’s leading sight loss charity invites applications from brightest minds in ophthalmic research

Study examines how a person adapts to visual field loss after stroke

Study examines how a person adapts to visual field loss after stroke