Visual Impairment News and Research

Latest Visual Impairment News and Research

Early life stress impacts how the sensory systems develop, review shows

Early life stress impacts how the sensory systems develop, review shows

FDA authorizes marketing of first AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

FDA authorizes marketing of first AI device to detect diabetic retinopathy

New trial to test stem cell-based retinal implant for dry age-related macular degeneration

New trial to test stem cell-based retinal implant for dry age-related macular degeneration

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

Cataract surgery can be safely performed on Ebola survivors with eye disease

Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD

Stem cell-derived ocular cells treat severe AMD

Researchers link social networks with likelihood of older adults getting cataract surgery

Researchers link social networks with likelihood of older adults getting cataract surgery

New NIH study aims to identify biomarkers of AMD progression

New NIH study aims to identify biomarkers of AMD progression

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

Fight for Sight awards new grants for 13 vital eye research projects

UCLA study reveals positive effects of estrogen treatment in people with MS

UCLA study reveals positive effects of estrogen treatment in people with MS

Antidepressant may also alleviate multiple sclerosis symptoms

Antidepressant may also alleviate multiple sclerosis symptoms

Scientists unveil pathology underlying optic nerve hypoplasia in children

Scientists unveil pathology underlying optic nerve hypoplasia in children

LoaScope could be valuable approach in the fight against river blindness

LoaScope could be valuable approach in the fight against river blindness

Researchers examine wide range of visual impairments developed by stroke survivors

Researchers examine wide range of visual impairments developed by stroke survivors

Research finds serious visual impairment among children with congenital Zika syndrome

Research finds serious visual impairment among children with congenital Zika syndrome

IBS scientists uncover key regulator of normal as well as pathological angiogenesis

IBS scientists uncover key regulator of normal as well as pathological angiogenesis

Vision research using donated human tissue could help millions suffering from diabetic eye disease

Vision research using donated human tissue could help millions suffering from diabetic eye disease

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

Bionic vision restoration: could future technologies restore sight?

UNC-Chapel Hill receives $1.6 million grant to help African-American patients with glaucoma

UNC-Chapel Hill receives $1.6 million grant to help African-American patients with glaucoma

Global blindness rates expected to soar within a few decades

Global blindness rates expected to soar within a few decades

University of Manchester spin-out creates unique technology to improve eye health of aging population

University of Manchester spin-out creates unique technology to improve eye health of aging population