Visual Impairment News and Research

Latest Visual Impairment News and Research

Controlling corneal blindness by 2030: an interview with Dr Pravin Vaddavalli

Controlling corneal blindness by 2030: an interview with Dr Pravin Vaddavalli

Study finds that TPC2 protein regulates melanin production

Study finds that TPC2 protein regulates melanin production

Zika virus infection may cause ocular problems in Brazilian infants with microcephaly

Zika virus infection may cause ocular problems in Brazilian infants with microcephaly

NIH-funded study finds visual impairment, blindness may double by 2050

NIH-funded study finds visual impairment, blindness may double by 2050

Early high-dose rhEPO fails to improve neurodevelopment in very preterm infants

Early high-dose rhEPO fails to improve neurodevelopment in very preterm infants

Exposing headache sufferers to pure-wavelength green light can lessen severity of migraines

Exposing headache sufferers to pure-wavelength green light can lessen severity of migraines

New study shows Ebola survivors may be at risk of severe vision loss

New study shows Ebola survivors may be at risk of severe vision loss

Diabetic patients at risk for developing retinal diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic patients at risk for developing retinal diabetic neuropathy

Sense announces official launch of new deafblind awareness e-learning course for audiologists

Sense announces official launch of new deafblind awareness e-learning course for audiologists

Researchers discover gene that plays vital role in inherited eye disorder

Researchers discover gene that plays vital role in inherited eye disorder

ADHD highly prevalent among children with vision problems

ADHD highly prevalent among children with vision problems

Newly developed smartphone application may potentially benefit low-vision users

Newly developed smartphone application may potentially benefit low-vision users

New study to explore outcomes of pregnancy in Brazilian women with Zika virus

New study to explore outcomes of pregnancy in Brazilian women with Zika virus

Researchers provide new mechanism for age-related macular degeneration

Researchers provide new mechanism for age-related macular degeneration

New, regenerative medicine approach developed to remove congenital cataracts in infants

New, regenerative medicine approach developed to remove congenital cataracts in infants

Uncorrected refractive error responsible for vision impairment in 101 million people worldwide

Uncorrected refractive error responsible for vision impairment in 101 million people worldwide

Homeless adults have more geriatric conditions than those living in homes

Homeless adults have more geriatric conditions than those living in homes

New UAB study shows connection between ADHD and vision problems in children

New UAB study shows connection between ADHD and vision problems in children

Apps that test visual function at home can identify vision problems long before traditional tests

Apps that test visual function at home can identify vision problems long before traditional tests

LouLou Foundation, Penn Med set up Program of Excellence to develop treatments for children with CDKL5

LouLou Foundation, Penn Med set up Program of Excellence to develop treatments for children with CDKL5