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Outdoor Exercise Reduces Progression of Common Vision Issue in Children

New research suggests that adding 30 minutes of daily outdoor activity reduces the progression of nearsightedness, called myopia, in children if the activity is continued. The study, conducted by researchers in Beijing, China, is published in the...
25-Jun-2019 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vision Community Dry Eye Awareness Month 2019 Activities Include Congressional Briefing and Screening

Dry eye disease is a global problem affecting more than 30 million people in the United States alone. The Alliance for Eye and Vision Research, in conjunction with Tear Film & Ocular Surface Society, will hold a Congressional Briefing and Screening...
12-Jun-2019 6:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

ARVO Foundation Announces New Mallinckrodt Uveitis Research Fellowship

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) today announced the launch of a new fellowship for early-career researchers. The Mallinckrodt Uveitis Research Fellowship, generously funded by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, will...
2-Apr-2019 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Eye Summit Puts Focus on Saving Vision in Premature Infants

Thanks to technology discovered through federally funded research, doctors are helping babies born early see better. Cynthia A. Toth, MD of Duke Eye Center will join other vision experts and researchers from around the country at the 2018 Focus on...
13-Jul-2018 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

International Conference Brings Together World Leaders in Eye Cancer

The world’s leading ocular oncology scientists and clinicians are meeting this summer to discuss the latest research and treatment developments in eye cancer. The Ocular Oncogenesis and Oncology Conference (OOO) will be held by the Association for...
10-Jul-2018 2:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Fliesler begins term as ARVO president

Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, FARVO, of the State University of New York-Buffalo and VA Western NY Healthcare System-Buffalo is the new president of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). He succeeds Claude F. Burgoyne, MD,...
30-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vision Scientists Discover New Eye Treatment for Seasonal Allergies

A recent study shows that a new eye drop may be a potentially effective treatment for seasonal eye allergies, a condition affecting millions of people worldwide. The findings will be presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for...
24-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Vision Studies Offer New Options for Eye Cancer Diagnosis and Treatment

The findings of two new studies may help advance the diagnosis and treatment of eye cancers. The research is being presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sunday,...
24-Apr-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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