Visual Impairment News and Research

Latest Visual Impairment News and Research

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

NEI-funded research aims to prevent or reverse progression of cataracts

NEI-funded research aims to prevent or reverse progression of cataracts

Genetic differences may play role in vision impairment, eye abnormalities of some astronauts

Genetic differences may play role in vision impairment, eye abnormalities of some astronauts

Implanted magnets successfully treat involuntary eye movement disorder nystagmus

Implanted magnets successfully treat involuntary eye movement disorder nystagmus

Wayne State awarded NIH grant to identify new therapeutic targets for bacterial keratitis

Wayne State awarded NIH grant to identify new therapeutic targets for bacterial keratitis

Researchers discover likely cause for visual impairment in Finnish variant of NCL

Researchers discover likely cause for visual impairment in Finnish variant of NCL

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Study finds effective treatment approach for preserving long-term vision in patients with severe uveitis

Healthy Vision Month: NEI focuses on women’s eye health

Healthy Vision Month: NEI focuses on women’s eye health

Study finds underdiagnoses of age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care

Study finds underdiagnoses of age-related macular degeneration in primary eye care

WHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report reveals

WHO marching toward extraordinary progress against neglected tropical diseases, report reveals

JAX professor receives grant from National Eye Institute to study diseases of retinal pigment epithelium

JAX professor receives grant from National Eye Institute to study diseases of retinal pigment epithelium

Study shows how chemical modification in the retinal can improve vision

Study shows how chemical modification in the retinal can improve vision

Researchers identify mechanism to recover aging of Progeria patients

Researchers identify mechanism to recover aging of Progeria patients

Lighthouse Guild doctor offers tips to help visually impaired people walk the Monday Mile

Lighthouse Guild doctor offers tips to help visually impaired people walk the Monday Mile

Researchers uncover novel genetic links underlying Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy

Researchers uncover novel genetic links underlying Fuchs endothelial corneal dystrophy