- Herpes virus based eye drops restore blind boy's vision.
- More on vision relationship to dementia.
- First eye disease treatment based on synthetic protein invented.
- And, about ten more stories about the science medicine of blindness and the prevention thereof.
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Science and Medicine
The groundbreaking treatment restored the teenagers eyesight after spending most of his life legally blind. This story comes to us from: The Mirror.
Retina cell breakthrough could help treat blindness … and could revolutionise treatment for one of age-related macular degeneration. This story comes to us from: Newswise.
Scientists at Anglia Ruskin University have developed a method using nanotechnology to create a 3D scaffold for growing retinal cells. This story comes to us from: Bollyinside.
A woman's life changed when she unexpectedly went blind overnight because of a rare condition that attacks the optic nerve
A woman's life changed when she unexpectedly went blind overnight because of a rare condition that attacks the optic nerve. This story comes to us from: BBC.
Blindness. A recent study suggests that vision loss has a significant association with dementia in the elderly. This story comes to us from: Medical Daily.
[Eye care: Expert lists most common ocular diseases that require timely treatment]
… not treated in time or left untreated, they can lead to a range of severe consequences, including permanent vision loss and even blindness. This story comes to us from: News9live.
… let the seizure of his medical equipment slow him down. The Himalayan Cataract Project restores sight to the blind. This story comes to us from: Goalcast.
Experimental treatment reverses blindness. This story comes to us from: YouTube.
… incurable eye diseases that lead to blindness in millions of people. … The team is confident this treatment will change the drug development. This story comes to us from: Medical Xpress.
Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA), yesterday, called on President Bola Tinubu to wage war against visual impairment and blindness. This story comes to us from: The Guardian Nigeria.