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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.
2008/8/27
Parents now have another reason to shoo their kids outdoors to play, along with making sure they get enough fresh air and exercise.
2008/8/13
Lens implant: chance at beating lazy eye
Dr. Paul Dougherty delicately slipped a tiny lens inside the right eye of 7-year-old Megan Garvin -- a last-ditch shot at saving her sight in that eye.
2008/8/6
A nearly blind Burmese physician has recently regained her sight in her glaucoma impaired left eye after an operation at a local hospital, which footed the bill for the surgery out of humanitarian concern.
2008/7/23
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More than 8.4 million people in Asia will turn blind from glaucoma by 2010 if they do not undergo timely treatment, a region-wide survey released on Monday showed.
2008/7/1
German scientists have invented a wireless bionic eyeball that can restore vision in patients who have become blind due to retina damage or disease.
2008/6/17
Children with a twitch in their eyes should be taken to an ophthalmologist as soon as possible, advises the BVA German Professional Association of Ophthalmologists.
2008/6/10
Frightened by headlines about Lasik side effects? Lasik gets all the advertising, but there are half a dozen alternate eye surgeries -- from a simpler laser approach to implantable lenses -- that might solve your squint.
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