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Dry eye syndrome: Neuroptis successfully completes the pre-clinical phase for ML7

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 01/23/2015 - 4:00am
Neuroptis, a company specialized in the development of drugs to treat eye disorders, has announced positive results from a second animal trial of its preservative-free ML7 eye drops.
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Major cause of blindness linked to calcium deposits in the eye

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:00am
Microscopic spheres of calcium phosphate have been linked to the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness, by UCL-led research.
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Age-related macular degeneration may be triggered by tiny mineral deposits

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 01/21/2015 - 2:00am
New research from scientists at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) has found that tiny lumps of calcium phosphate may be an important triggering factor for age-related macular...
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Gene discovered that is tied to profound vision loss

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:00am
An exhaustive hereditary analysis of a large Louisiana family with vision issues has uncovered a new gene tied to an incurable eye disorder called retinitis pigmentosa, according to an examination...
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Surgery cannot completely undo the brain rewiring caused by long term blindness so how does the brain adapt?

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 3:00am
Recent scientific advances have meant that eyesight can be partially restored to those who previously would have been blind for life.
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How a map in the midbrain remembers the location of visual targets even as the eyes follow another object

medicalnewstoday eye health - Tue, 01/20/2015 - 2:00am
On the upcoming Super Bowl Sunday, a lot of us will be playing arm-chair quarterback.
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New pediatric mitochondrial syndrome identified with the discovery of CLPB gene

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 01/19/2015 - 2:00am
A new study published in the American Journal of Human Genetics demonstrates the continued important contributions from the Center for Pediatric Genomic Medicine at Children's Mercy Hospital in...
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Simulation may harm people's attitudes toward blindness

medicalnewstoday eye health - Sat, 01/17/2015 - 2:00am
Using simulation to walk in the shoes of a person who is blind -- such as wearing a blindfold while performing everyday tasks -- has negative effects on people's perceptions of the visually impaired...
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International research team finds link between retinal degeneration and lipid metabolism

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 01/15/2015 - 2:00am
Finding genes for retinal degenerations has immediate benefits for people living with blindness and vision loss, their families, and their physicians.
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Video: Glaucoma Awareness

This short video gives an overview of glaucoma symptoms and risk factors. It is important to get a comprehensive eye exam to prevent vision loss due to glaucoma.

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Video: Glaucoma Awareness

This short video gives an overview of glaucoma symptoms and risk factors. It is important to get a comprehensive eye exam to prevent vision loss due to glaucoma.

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Video: Exfoliation Syndrome

This brief video explains what Exfoliation Syndrome is, how it contributes to increased intraocular pressure, and the potential for developing glaucoma.

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Video: Exfoliation Syndrome

This brief video explains what Exfoliation Syndrome is, how it contributes to increased intraocular pressure, and the potential for developing glaucoma.

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Video: Glaucoma Risk Factors

This brief video provides an overview of some of the most common risk factors for developing glaucoma.

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Video: Glaucoma Risk Factors

This brief video provides an overview of some of the most common risk factors for developing glaucoma.

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Video: Dry Eye Treatment

This video provides a brief overview of common dry eye treatments, including artificial tear drops, blocking the drainage canal, and prescription steroids.

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Video: Dry Eye Treatment

This video provides a brief overview of common dry eye treatments, including artificial tear drops, blocking the drainage canal, and prescription steroids.

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Video: Laser Iridotomy

This video provides a brief introduction to laser iridotomy for treating narrow-angle glaucoma.

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Video: Laser Iridotomy

This video provides a brief introduction to laser iridotomy for treating narrow-angle glaucoma.

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Video: Angle-Closure Glaucoma

Symptoms of angle-closure glaucoma may include headaches, eye pain, nausea, rainbows around lights at night, and very blurred vision. This type of glaucoma is rare and requires immediate treatment.

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