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FDA approves new treatment for diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 03/26/2015 - 5:00am
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has expanded the approved use for Eylea (aflibercept) injection to treat diabetic retinopathy in patients with diabetic macular edema.
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A pinch of baking soda for better vision?

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 03/20/2015 - 2:00am
Bicarbonate (baking soda) makes sparkling water sparkle, causes bread to rise, absorbs odors and can be used for cleaning all sorts of stuff, including your teeth.
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How far away is a cure for blindness?

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 03/18/2015 - 10:00am
In this Spotlight feature, we take a look at disorders that reduce vision for which there is currently no cure, along with what forms of treatment are currently in development.
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Optogenetics without the genetics

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 03/16/2015 - 2:00am
Gold nanoparticles enable precise stimulation of normal, non-genetically modified neurons with lightLight can be used to activate normal, non-genetically modified neurons through the use of...
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Ophthalmologists encourage organ donation to help restore sight for thousands

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 03/13/2015 - 4:00am
The number of corneal transplants needed to restore vision keeps growing each year.
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Nightstar receives U.S. and European Orphan Drug Designation for gene therapy to treat Choroideremia

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 4:00am
NightstaRx Ltd ("Nightstar"), the biopharmaceutical company specialising in bringing therapies for retinal dystrophies to patients, has received both U.S.
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Tiny nanoparticles could make big impact for patients in need of cornea transplant

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 3:00am
Animal study shows that a nanoparticle applied at the time of surgery slowly releases needed medicine to reduce risk of rejection after eye surgeryFast Facts: Medicine-loaded...
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Boosting older adults' vision through training

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 03/12/2015 - 2:00am
Just a weeks' worth of training can improve vision in older adults, according to new research in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
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2015 Research Grants

We consider it vital to invest funds in new high-impact research. All Glaucoma Research Foundation grants to explore new ideas are in the amount of $40,000.

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2015 Research Grants

We consider it vital to invest funds in new high-impact research. All Glaucoma Research Foundation grants to explore new ideas are in the amount of $40,000.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Announces $1.6 Million in Research Grants

Announcement during World Glaucoma Week promises to help speed cure for glaucoma and raise awareness of a leading cause of blindness worldwide.

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Glaucoma Research Foundation Announces $1.6 Million in Research Grants

Announcement during World Glaucoma Week promises to help speed cure for glaucoma and raise awareness of a leading cause of blindness worldwide.

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Young vision impaired Londoners set a new direction for Tube travel

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 03/10/2015 - 4:00am
A ground-breaking trial is underway at Pimlico Underground station to assist blind and partially sighted people to navigate independently, using Bluetooth beacons and a smartphone app.
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World Glaucoma Week

The Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco joins eye health organizations and eye care professionals worldwide for World Glaucoma Week, March 8 to 14.

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World Glaucoma Week

The Glaucoma Research Foundation in San Francisco joins eye health organizations and eye care professionals worldwide for World Glaucoma Week, March 8 to 14.

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LSU Health New Orleans discovers retina protein that may help conquer blindness

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 3:00am
Research led by Nicolas Bazan, MD, PhD, Boyd Professor and Director of the LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence, discovered a protein in the retina that is crucial for vision.
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The brain works as a 'cyclops,' compensating the optical differences between the eyes

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 03/09/2015 - 2:00am
The results of the research could help to improve the treatment for presbyopiaThe eyes differ in their optical properties what results in a blur projected in each retina, despite we see sharp...
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Catalyst for a Cure 2015 Research Progress

Video progress report from the Catalyst for a Cure researchers; this collaborative research effort is designed to accelerate the pace of discovery toward better treatments and ultimately a cure for glaucoma.

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Catalyst for a Cure 2015 Research Progress

Video progress report from the Catalyst for a Cure researchers; this collaborative research effort is designed to accelerate the pace of discovery toward better treatments and ultimately a cure for glaucoma.

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People with impaired vision may 'miss out' on vital support to which they are entitled, UK

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 03/04/2015 - 5:00am
New research from the University of York's Social Policy Research Unit (SPRU) provides evidence that securing specialist vision rehabilitation support gives people with sight loss confidence, makes...
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