Untreated Vision Problems Plague U.S. Preschoolers

FRIDAY, May 5, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Close to 175,000 American preschoolers struggle with common, but untreated, vision problems, a […]

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Ambr Eyewear has a vision to save the eyes of digital workers

Our start-up of the week, Ambr Eyewear, produces glasses especially for people who spend prolonged periods of time using digital […]

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Studies Look at Effects of Marijuana on Vision

Are marijuana’s effects on vision good or bad? Two new studies suggest there isn’t one easy answer, and neither one […]

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Pope outlines vision for promoting life, family issues

Pope Francis on Wednesday outlined his vision for how the Vatican will promote family and life issues, naming an American […]

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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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Drug ‘cocktail’ could restore vision in optic nerve injury

An antiscarring paste when applied to the skin of mice halts fibrosis caused by the radiation used in cancer therapy. […]

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Drug ‘cocktail’ could restore vision in optic nerve injury

Research from Boston Children’s Hospital suggests the possibility of restoring at least some visual function in people blinded by optic […]

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Current vision screening recommendations for older adults have merit

The chair of ophthalmology at the University of Michigan examined a recent report investigating the value of vision screening for […]

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Evidence insufficient to make recommendation regarding screening for impaired vision in older adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has concluded that the current evidence is insufficient to assess the balance of […]

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