Eye Health

Air Pollution and Eye Health

The eye is a delicate organ with a large and moist area exposed to the environment. Thus, it is more susceptible to air pollution than other parts of the body. However, the response of eyes to airborne pollutants ranges from nil to severe irritation and chronic pain; even with contact lenses, eyes are still more sensitive to such effects.

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What we know about the airborne spread of the coronavirus

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First pathoconnectome shows how eye disease alters retinal circuitry

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Intra-CREATE grants awarded to support research on personalized medicine and cell therapy

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Study reveals how people with retinal degenerative disease can maintain night vision

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