Visual Impairment

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”.
What is visual impairment?

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”.

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New preclinical model offers a unique platform for studying Parkinson's disease process

New preclinical model offers a unique platform for studying Parkinson's disease process

Saffron: A golden remedy for modern health challenges

Saffron: A golden remedy for modern health challenges

Omics-based approaches to age-related macular degeneration

Omics-based approaches to age-related macular degeneration

Evaluating the efficacy of harmol in treating herpes simplex virus-induced keratitis

Evaluating the efficacy of harmol in treating herpes simplex virus-induced keratitis

AI offers hope for enhanced cataract surgery in developing nations

AI offers hope for enhanced cataract surgery in developing nations

Does visual impairment influence mental disorders?

Does visual impairment influence mental disorders?

Preterm babies at higher risk of long-term neurodevelopmental issues, study finds

Preterm babies at higher risk of long-term neurodevelopmental issues, study finds

Machine learning predicts the long-term future of shortsighted eyes

Machine learning predicts the long-term future of shortsighted eyes

EU funds the international "BEHIND-MS" consortium to tackle multiple sclerosis

EU funds the international "BEHIND-MS" consortium to tackle multiple sclerosis

Study highlights lack of clinical research to address sight loss in working-age people

Study highlights lack of clinical research to address sight loss in working-age people

Researchers discover new mechanism in the progression of age-related macular degeneration

Researchers discover new mechanism in the progression of age-related macular degeneration

Ciliopathies: A new understanding of the role of the NSL complex

Ciliopathies: A new understanding of the role of the NSL complex

Study examines the relationship between consumption of fatty acids and diabetic retinopathy

Study examines the relationship between consumption of fatty acids and diabetic retinopathy

Vision problems linked to increased risk of dementia

Vision problems linked to increased risk of dementia

The role of diet in the management of retinal vein occlusion

The role of diet in the management of retinal vein occlusion

Mobile app uses AI to detect eye diseases

Mobile app uses AI to detect eye diseases

Determining the effect of estriol treatment on cerebral cortex in the preclinical model of MS

Determining the effect of estriol treatment on cerebral cortex in the preclinical model of MS

New book of tactile illustrations for visually impaired children

New book of tactile illustrations for visually impaired children

Eye drops to slow the progression of nearsightedness in kids could be on the horizon

Eye drops to slow the progression of nearsightedness in kids could be on the horizon

New small-molecule drugs show potential clinical utility in treating world’s leading causes of blindness

New small-molecule drugs show potential clinical utility in treating world’s leading causes of blindness

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