Evidence is mounting that a poor diet plays an important role in the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in the United States.
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Does digital eyestrain cause lasting damage? Should children use reading or computer glasses? As kids go back to school this month for more time with screens and books, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is arming parents with the facts, so they...
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Academy of Optometry are joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its other partners to promote Contact Lens Health Week, August 20-24. This year’s campaign theme is...
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced the launch of Ophthalmology® Glaucoma, a new scientific journal focused exclusively on glaucoma. As development of next-generation glaucoma devices and drugs surges, Ophthalmology Glaucoma...
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Research to Prevent Blindness and American Academy of Ophthalmology Award Grants for Big Data Research to Advance Patient Care
The American Academy of Ophthalmology (the Academy) and Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB) today announced the first recipients of the Research to Prevent Blindness/American Academy of Ophthalmology Award for IRIS® Registry Research.
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This summer, the American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds you that sunglasses are more than a bold fashion statement, they are a smart health choice.
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– The American Academy of Ophthalmology, the world’s leading professional association of eye physicians and surgeons, today reiterated its long-standing guidance for patients considering LASIK vision correction surgery. The possible...
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Researchers from Columbia University have developed a new technique for the powerful gene editing tool CRISPR to restore retinal function in mice afflicted by a degenerative retinal disease, retinitis pigmentosa.
11-May-2018 7:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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One risk of space flight is a possible danger to vision. Retired NASA astronaut David Wolf, M.D., will discuss how space flight affects eyes on in a keynote address at a conference of leading eye physicians and surgeons, hosted by the American...
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Experts Available Re: Diabetic Retinopathy, an Increasingly Common Cause of Blindness
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