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Moorfields research provides hope for choroideremia curePreliminary research has shown that ataluren is effective in overriding the nonsense mutation in choroideremia patients, however, further research is needed.
Device restores vision to patient with Stargardt diseaseAn artificial vision device (MyEye, OrCam) has helped a blind veteran regain his independence, according to the charity Scottish War Blinded.
Blindness gene therapy price tag stirs controversyA patient advocacy group is criticizing the hefty price tag of a new treatment for blindness.
Per aspera ad astra – Through hardships to the starsAccording to the latest data by the World Health Organization, there are approximately 36 million blind people in the world, and the numbers keep growing due to increasing population sizes in developing countries and rising life expectancies in developed nations.
FDA: Risk of blindness from compounded eye drugFDA warns that this compounded eye drug could lead to a disease that causes blindness.
Helping the underprivileged to seeRoughly 300 million people are visually impaired—38 million of whom are blind and most of whom live in so-called developing countries. However, there are many institutions with specific campaigns aimed at eliminating preventable blindness.
HA fillers and blindnessAre we still in the dark when it comes to preventing and managing blindness from filler injections?
Global eye care hope soars with airborne teaching hospitalAn aircraft that houses an ophthalmic teaching hospital, containing an on-board operating theatre, training and broadcasting facilities, and treatment rooms, recently visited London Stansted Airport in the UK.
When an artist loses vision
3 Tips for avoiding blindnessDr. Wendy Lee discusses 3 specific ways to protect the eyes from vision loss during cosmetic surgery procedures at this year's Global Aesthetics Conference.