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First step in using gene therapy to treat glaucoma

First step in using gene therapy to treat glaucoma

Implantable contact lenses more effective than LASIK for higher degrees of myopia

Implantable contact lenses more effective than LASIK for higher degrees of myopia

Eggs are a high in lutein, a carotenoid important for eye and skin health

Eggs are a high in lutein, a carotenoid important for eye and skin health

Researchers have discovered that many people with Bardet-Biedl syndrome can't detect odors

Researchers have discovered that many people with Bardet-Biedl syndrome can't detect odors

Research sheds shed light on a common cause of miscarriage in humans

Research sheds shed light on a common cause of miscarriage in humans

Majority of LASIK recipients are happy with the results

Majority of LASIK recipients are happy with the results

Zinc plays a crucial role in blindness

Zinc plays a crucial role in blindness

Veterans Affairs patients with diabetes are better cared for than managed care patients

Veterans Affairs patients with diabetes are better cared for than managed care patients

Students will temporarily lose their sight in an attempt to gain an understanding of what it could be like to have vision impairment

Students will temporarily lose their sight in an attempt to gain an understanding of what it could be like to have vision impairment

Medical alternative to surgery for cataracts

Medical alternative to surgery for cataracts

Pineal gland which regulates the cycles of sleep and waking evolved  to improve vision

Pineal gland which regulates the cycles of sleep and waking evolved to improve vision

Structural microvascular changes, visible in the eye, may precede development of severe hypertension

Structural microvascular changes, visible in the eye, may precede development of severe hypertension

Latinos living in the United States have high rates of eye disease and visual impairment

Latinos living in the United States have high rates of eye disease and visual impairment

New fluorescent dye technique may provide new insight into how cancerous tumors begin and grow

New fluorescent dye technique may provide new insight into how cancerous tumors begin and grow

Single, uniform standard of care for performing laser eye surgery procedures

Single, uniform standard of care for performing laser eye surgery procedures

Mefloquine, an anti-malarial drug plays a critical role in movement, vision and memory

Mefloquine, an anti-malarial drug plays a critical role in movement, vision and memory

E-Text equipment assists visually-impaired students

E-Text equipment assists visually-impaired students

Nearly a third of Americans consume more than the FDA-recommended two drinks a day

Nearly a third of Americans consume more than the FDA-recommended two drinks a day

Different types of cataracts produced identifiable and repeatable results using wavefront diagnostic equipment

Different types of cataracts produced identifiable and repeatable results using wavefront diagnostic equipment

Twin research reveals gene that may play a crucial part in the development of myopia

Twin research reveals gene that may play a crucial part in the development of myopia

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