Visual Impairment News and Research

Latest Visual Impairment News and Research

Even after lobectomy a child's brain rewires to compensate for the lost parts

Even after lobectomy a child's brain rewires to compensate for the lost parts

Researchers investigate recessive genetic disorder that leads to childhood blindness

Researchers investigate recessive genetic disorder that leads to childhood blindness

Fight for Sight funds research to develop new drop-based drug for patients with wet AMD

Fight for Sight funds research to develop new drop-based drug for patients with wet AMD

Scientists discover new mechanism controlling multiple sclerosis risk

Scientists discover new mechanism controlling multiple sclerosis risk

Scientists discover unique feature in the 'antennae' of light-sensing neurons

Scientists discover unique feature in the 'antennae' of light-sensing neurons

NUS researchers find novel pathway to regulate blood pressure

NUS researchers find novel pathway to regulate blood pressure

New studies show potential for using genetic information to create personalized vision care

New studies show potential for using genetic information to create personalized vision care

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