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Dr. Thomas Lee painstakingly scrapes away spiderweb-like tentacles deep inside a premature baby's eye, scar tissue that is pulling apart the infant's retina.
2009/4/15
Adults who play a lot of action video games may be improving their eyesight, U.S. researchers said on Sunday.
2009/3/30
Taking B vitamins can prevent a common type of vision loss in older women, according to the first rigorous study of its kind. It's a slight redemption for vitamin supplements, which have suffered recent blows from research finding them powerless at preventing disease.
2009/2/25
Sensitivity to light, a steady decline in eyesight or blurred vision can all indicate the formation of a cataract.
2009/1/27
Researchers to use NASA device to test for cataracts
Space shuttle science may soon come to an eye doctor near you: Researchers are using a NASA gadget to finally tell if a cataract is brewing before someone's vision clouds over.
2009/1/21
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British scientists will soon begin a trial of a cutting-edge treatment using adult stem cells that could help cure certain types of blindness, they announced Monday.
2009/1/21
After two strokes, he was completely blind, dependent on his cane and his wife's arm to safely walk down the street. But researchers had a hunch: They suspected that, unconsciously, the man might be sensing the world around him through his eyes better than anyone realized.
2008/12/29
Blind man's eyes help him 'see'
Moles are famously short-sighted thanks to disruption of genes that help to grow the lenses of their eyes, scientists said on Tuesday.
2008/10/22
An Australian woman is blind three days out of every six because her eyes involuntarily shut and she can’t open them — a mysterious medical condition that has puzzled doctors, a report said Sunday.
2008/9/29
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Novartis AG said Wednesday that its blindness drug Lucentis has won funding approval in England and Wales, making it freely available to tens of thousands of patients.
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