Visual Impairment News and Research

Latest Visual Impairment News and Research

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

Maternal smoking during pregnancy associated with increased risk of strabismus in offspring

Maternal smoking during pregnancy associated with increased risk of strabismus in offspring

FDA approves LORBRENA for treatment of patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

FDA approves LORBRENA for treatment of patients with ALK-positive metastatic NSCLC

Researchers find a class of drug that could be promising treatment for uveitis

Researchers find a class of drug that could be promising treatment for uveitis

Premature babies with low levels of blood platelets have increased risk of blindness

Premature babies with low levels of blood platelets have increased risk of blindness

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Molecular pathways underlying myopia open new ways for drug development

Pfizer announces FDA approval of VIZIMPRO for first-line treatment of EGFR-mutated metastatic NSCLC

Pfizer announces FDA approval of VIZIMPRO for first-line treatment of EGFR-mutated metastatic NSCLC

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

Novartis announces winners of 2018 eXcellence in Ophthalmology Vision Award

Multi-year study data shows impact of new soft contact lens to slow myopia progression in children

Multi-year study data shows impact of new soft contact lens to slow myopia progression in children

Study shows steep inequality in usage of low vision devices

Study shows steep inequality in usage of low vision devices

Novel tests to better assess earlier stages of AMD

Novel tests to better assess earlier stages of AMD

UK’s leading sight loss charity invites applications from brightest minds in ophthalmic research

UK’s leading sight loss charity invites applications from brightest minds in ophthalmic research

Study examines how a person adapts to visual field loss after stroke

Study examines how a person adapts to visual field loss after stroke

Saving sight of millions by making eye injections safe and comfortable

Saving sight of millions by making eye injections safe and comfortable

EMA grants orphan designation to selumetinib for treatment of neurofibromatosis type 1

EMA grants orphan designation to selumetinib for treatment of neurofibromatosis type 1