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2014-08-04 09:09:20

University of Iowa University of Iowa researchers create most detailed molecular map of eye region associated with vision loss Understanding eye diseases is tricky enough. Knowing what causes them at the molecular level is even more confounding. Now, University of Iowa researchers have created the most detailed map to date of a region of the human eye long associated with blinding diseases, such as age-related macular degeneration. The high-resolution molecular map catalogs...

2014-07-07 08:28:27

American Academy of Ophthalmology reminds older adults to have a comprehensive eye exam if they notice signs of low vision SAN FRANCISCO, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65, and one in six adults this age and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.[1] As part of its support for Senior Independence Month this July, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is providing older adults with low vision guidance on...

2014-06-03 12:37:18

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2014-06-03 08:33:15

Eye physicians and surgeons clear up the facts about the lens-clouding eye condition SAN FRANCISCO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Approximately 24.5 million Americans have the lens-clouding eye condition, and the incidence is set to grow by 50 percent by 2020.[1] As part of its efforts to support Cataract Awareness Month this June, the American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye...

2014-03-19 08:28:19

Study shows modifiable lifestyle behaviors may alter the odds of developing sight loss not correctable with glasses or contact lenses SAN FRANCISCO, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A physically active lifestyle and occasional drinking are associated with a reduced risk of developing visual impairment, according to a study published online this month in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130405/MM89329LOGO Visual...

2014-02-13 20:21:59

Bob Costas' worsening conjunctivitis a reminder of the dangers of eye infections SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Bob Costas' worsening eye infection prompts him to step away from his Sochi Olympics reporting duties, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding the public of the importance of seeking prompt medical treatment and practicing good hygiene to reduce the spread of what can be highly infectious eye conditions....

2014-02-12 12:31:06

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