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Zika virus may be linked to more eye problems in Brazilian babies with microcephaly

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 6:00am
Ophthalmologists find retinal bleeding, abnormal blood vessel development and lesions in infants born to mothers who showed signs of the viral infection during pregnancy.
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Blindness, visual impairment rates in U.S. set to double by 2050

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 05/20/2016 - 10:00am
By 2050, the number of Americans living with visual impairment or blindness will have doubled, with white women faring worst, suggests a new study.
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What is Behcet's Disease? Symptoms and Prognosis

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 2:00am
Learn about Behcet's disease, a rare condition that causes inflammation to blood vessels. This disease can cause a variety of symptoms that may not appear connected.
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Cisplatin may cause more permanent hearing loss in people with Cockayne syndrome

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 9:00am
Chemotherapy drug cisplatin is used to treat breast, prostate, neuroblastoma, melanoma and many other cancers.
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High-power prismatic devices may further expand visual fields for patients with hemianopia

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 4:00am
A series of novel optical designs may address some limitations of existing prism technology, which can expand visual fields by up to 30 degrees.
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Vehicle side windows offer low protection from UVA rays, study finds

medicalnewstoday eye health - Sat, 05/14/2016 - 2:00am
A researcher finds that the side windows of automobiles offer low protection from UVA radiation, which he says could be a key contributor to skin cancer and cataracts.
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Repetitive, subconcussive head impacts from football associated with short-term changes in eye function

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 7:00am
In a study that included 29 NCAA football players, repetitive subconcussive impacts were associated with changes in near point of convergence (NPC) ocular-motor function among players in the...
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Long-term survival achieved in metastatic melanoma with personalized vaccine

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 2:00am
Two patients with melanoma that had spread to the liver survived for at least 8.5 and 12 years after resection of the hepatic tumor and treatment with patient-specific immunotherapeutic vaccines.
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Intraocular therapy prevents or reverses diabetic retinopathy in mice

medicalnewstoday eye health - Mon, 05/09/2016 - 11:00pm
Agent leads to overexpression of angiotensin converting enzyme-2, according to a new report in The American Journal of Pathology.
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Glaucoma drug-dispensing eye insert shows promise as new option for patients struggling to take daily prescription eye drops

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 6:00am
Silicone ring that rests on the eye releases medication slowly over six months, could help lower risk of vision loss among seniors with the disease.
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Device worn on eyeglasses offers hope for people with low vision

medicalnewstoday eye health - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 6:00am
A miniature camera using optical character-recognition technology, mounted onto the eyeglasses of people who are considered legally blind, dramatically improves their ability to read an email...
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Portable artificial vision device may be an effective aid for patients with low vision

medicalnewstoday eye health - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:00am
In a small study that included 12 legally blind participants, use of a portable artificial vision device improved the patient's ability to perform tasks simulating those of daily living, such as...
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Many Americans putting vision at risk from sun damage

medicalnewstoday eye health - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 9:00am
Despite past harm, one of three adults overlooking sunglasses to protect eyes.
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What is MIGS?

MIGS has become a commonly used abbreviation in the glaucoma world. It stands for Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery. The goal of all glaucoma surgery is to lower eye pressure to prevent or reduce damage to the optic nerve.

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What is MIGS?

MIGS has become a commonly used abbreviation in the glaucoma world. It stands for Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery. The goal of all glaucoma surgery is to lower eye pressure to prevent or reduce damage to the optic nerve.

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Catalyst for a Cure Research Progress: Biomarker Initiative

The Catalyst for a Cure Biomarker Initiative funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation is a collaborative research effort designed to accelerate the pace of discovery toward better treatments and ultimately a cure for glaucoma.

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Catalyst for a Cure Research Progress: Biomarker Initiative

The Catalyst for a Cure Biomarker Initiative funded by Glaucoma Research Foundation is a collaborative research effort designed to accelerate the pace of discovery toward better treatments and ultimately a cure for glaucoma.

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Glaucoma and Driving Ability

A diagnosis of glaucoma may raise concerns about driving ability. Safe driving requires clear central vision and adequate peripheral vision.

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Glaucoma and Driving Ability

A diagnosis of glaucoma may raise concerns about driving ability. Safe driving requires clear central vision and adequate peripheral vision.

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5th Annual Glaucoma 360: Helping Patients Preserve Vision

Glaucoma 360 is a series of three events uniting research, industry, and philanthropy with one mission — to find a cure for glaucoma.

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