Nobel Prize Awarded to Scientists Who Helped Defeat River Blindness

Scientists William C. Campbell and Satoshi ┼îmura have won a shared 2015 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries that […]

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Seniors With Diabetes: Are You Making the Most of Your Medicare Benefits?

One in four Americans age 65 or older has diabetes, putting them at increased risk for vision loss and blindness. […]

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Annual Eye Exams Can Save Sight for People with Diabetes

Each day, 39-year-old Riena Hamilton of Anderson, Indiana, closes one eye and struggles with the other as she holds down […]

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Eye Drops That Can Slow Down Nearsightedness in Children

For nearsighted kids, having to frequently get new prescription glasses can be a hassle for both the child and the […]

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New Drug Speeds Healing of Eyes After Surgery

For a long time, scientists have been searching for ways to heal wounds faster. Recently, this search took an exciting […]

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A Smart Contact Lens for Glaucoma Patients

When a patient gets glaucoma, it can be difficult to know whether the disease will progress slowly or advance quickly, […]

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Vitamin See: Foods Rich in Vitamin C Help Curb Cataracts

What do grapefruit, broccoli and strawberries have in common? They are foods loaded with vitamin C, which could help ward […]

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Eylea outperforms Avastin for diabetic macular edema with moderate or worse vision loss

A two-year clinical trial that compared three drugs for diabetic macular edema (DME) found that gains in vision were greater […]

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Understanding the mechanism of rare blinding disorder passed from parents to their children

Scientists have identified a key mechanism that damages the cornea in Meesmann epithelial corneal dystrophy, a rare blinding disorder, which […]

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