Ophthalmology

Impaired vision tied to perceived discrimination in older adults

(HealthDay)—Older adults with impaired vision are at increased risk for perceived discrimination, which in turn is associated with poorer emotional well-being, according to a study published online May 30 in JAMA Ophthalmology.

Ophthalmology

Researchers win prize for restoring children's eyesight

Researchers in the United States and Britain are sharing a 1 million-euro ($1.16 million) prize from a Portuguese scientific foundation for developing revolutionary gene therapy that has restored the sight of children.

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Seven US-based researchers share $1.3M eyesight prize

Seven U.S.-based researchers are sharing a €1 million ($1.3 million) prize from a Portuguese foundation for their work developing treatment for angiogenic diseases of the retina, the leading cause of blindness in the developed ...

Ophthalmology

Project could save the eyesight of thousands

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have partnered with a team in India for a project which could save the eyesight of thousands of people living in the South Asian country.

Ophthalmology

Four Nepalese eyesight institutions share $1.3m prize

Four Nepalese institutions are sharing a €1-million ($1.3 million) prize from a Portuguese foundation for their work fighting eyesight disorders and blindness in their country.

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