Visual Impairment News and Research

Latest Visual Impairment News and Research

New guidance helps pharmacists decide which patients should use pill organizer

New guidance helps pharmacists decide which patients should use pill organizer

Rutgers Health treats children with multiple sclerosis at the dedicated pediatric MS program

Rutgers Health treats children with multiple sclerosis at the dedicated pediatric MS program

Fight for Sight poll: Brits put their eyesight at risk through unsafe contact lens habits

Fight for Sight poll: Brits put their eyesight at risk through unsafe contact lens habits

Smartphone-based telemedical DR screening could improve ophthalmic care

Smartphone-based telemedical DR screening could improve ophthalmic care

FDA approves first drug for treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

FDA approves first drug for treatment of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder

New laser treatment aims to stop the development of age-related vision loss

New laser treatment aims to stop the development of age-related vision loss

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

Vision impairments may increase risk of falls in older adults

Vision impairments may increase risk of falls in older adults

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

Calcified nodules in the retina increase risk for progression to late stages of AMD

Calcified nodules in the retina increase risk for progression to late stages of AMD

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