Visual Impairment News and Research

Latest Visual Impairment News and Research

Variation in 3 genes influences risk of age-related macular degeneration

Variation in 3 genes influences risk of age-related macular degeneration

Don't smoke and eat fish to keep your sight later in life

Don't smoke and eat fish to keep your sight later in life

14 million Americans are visually impaired

14 million Americans are visually impaired

Elevated homocysteine levels may be a biomarker for increased risk of AMD

Elevated homocysteine levels may be a biomarker for increased risk of AMD

Study shows that nursing homes should consider diabetes a significant risk factor for falling

Study shows that nursing homes should consider diabetes a significant risk factor for falling

Research examines the effect of visual impairment on Alzheimer's disease patients in nursing homes

Research examines the effect of visual impairment on Alzheimer's disease patients in nursing homes

New molecular insights may one day lead to opportunities to stave off old age

New molecular insights may one day lead to opportunities to stave off old age

Solar cell implant may restore some sight for the blind

Solar cell implant may restore some sight for the blind

Study shows older children can benefit from treatment of eye disorder

Study shows older children can benefit from treatment of eye disorder

Study shows older children also benefit from lazy eye treatment

Study shows older children also benefit from lazy eye treatment

Accumulated exposure to lead may be an important but unrecognized risk for developing cataracts in men

Accumulated exposure to lead may be an important but unrecognized risk for developing cataracts in men

Early infection in low-birth-weight infants linked with poor neurodevelopmental

Early infection in low-birth-weight infants linked with poor neurodevelopmental

Instructions provided with medicines is far too small for people with impaired or partially sighted vision to read

Instructions provided with medicines is far too small for people with impaired or partially sighted vision to read

Discovery of new method for visual impairment treatment

Discovery of new method for visual impairment treatment

FDA warns of risks associated with using decorative contact lenses

FDA warns of risks associated with using decorative contact lenses

The biggest risk for children during Halloween is being hit by a car

The biggest risk for children during Halloween is being hit by a car

Boldly colored tableware is a mealtime aid to those with severe Alzheimer's disease

Boldly colored tableware is a mealtime aid to those with severe Alzheimer's disease

Findings about diabetic eye disease may lead to improved screenings and treatment for people with diabetes

Findings about diabetic eye disease may lead to improved screenings and treatment for people with diabetes

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

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

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