December 19, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Gene Therapy Approved for Rare Inherited Vision-Loss Disorders

TUESDAY, Dec. 19, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Luxturna, a form of gene therapy, has been approved to treat a rare group of inherited vision disorders that can lead to blindness. Latest Eyesight News The disorders are broadly grouped together and known as biallelic RPE65 mutation-associated retinal dystrophy. They affect a

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December 10, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Staring at Solar Eclipse Burned Holes in Woman’s Retinas

Eye Diseases Pictures Slideshow Pink Eye Slideshow Pictures Eyes and Eye Conditions Quiz FRIDAY, Dec. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Americans were warned repeatedly last August not to look at a highly anticipated solar eclipse with the naked eye, and now a new case study demonstrates exactly why. Latest Eyesight

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December 06, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Coming Soon: A Gel That Could Help Save Soldiers’ Eyes

Eye Diseases Pictures Slideshow Pink Eye Slideshow Pictures Eyes and Eye Conditions Quiz WEDNESDAY, Dec. 6, 2017 (HealthDay News) — When eye injury strikes, the time needed to rush patients to proper care becomes crucial. Latest Eyesight News Now, researchers say there may be a quick way to seal severe

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November 26, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Heterochromia Iridis

Eye Diseases Pictures Slideshow Pink Eye Slideshow Pictures Eyes and Eye Conditions Quiz Heterochromia iridis facts Heterochromia iridis is an uncommon condition in which the two eyes are different in color. Heterochromia iridis may be congenital (present at birth) or acquired. Hereditary heterochromia iridis may be associated with other abnormalities

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November 15, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Staying Active May Lower Odds for Glaucoma

Eye Diseases Pictures Slideshow Pink Eye Slideshow Pictures Eyes and Eye Conditions Quiz WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — You probably know that exercise benefits your heart and waistline. But how about your vision? Latest Eyesight News Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles analyzed long-term data on

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November 13, 2017 by Contributor in Eyesight
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Blindness

Blindness Causes The causes of loss of vision are extremely varied and range from conditions affecting the eyes to conditions affecting the visual processing centers in the brain. mpaired vision becomes more common with age. Common causes of vision loss in the elderly include diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration,

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