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WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Macula Vision Research Foundation's SupportSight is sponsoring support groups for people with macular degeneration in the Philadelphia area.
Sponsored by Austin Retina Associates and the Macula Vision Research Foundation WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Austin Retina Associates has joined with the Macula Vision Research Foundation (MVRF) to sponsor a SupportSight seminar in Austin on October 3rd.
Sponsored by Chester County Eye Care Associates and the Macula Vision Research Foundation WEST CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the World Health Organization (WHO), age-related macular degeneration (AMD) ranks third as a cause of visual impairment. It is the primary cause of visual impairment in industrial countries with a blindness prevalence of 8.7 percent.
Queen's University Belfast academics have helped develop an antioxidant supplement which may slow down sight loss in elderly people.
Taking precautionary measures to protect your eyes during the summer can help prevent long-term damage to eyesight, said a Baylor College of Medicine (www.bcm.edu) ophthalmologist.
A team of researchers led by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati at the University of Kentucky has discovered a biological marker for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of blindness in older adults.
In a new study, researchers have discovered that certain foods could help adults avoid the risk of age-related macular degeneration. AMD results in gradual degeneration of the macula, and is the leading cause of vision loss in older US adults.
Eye disease product has the potential to preserve vision for millions BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- As many as 17.8 million people will suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by 2050 and 1.57 million will be blind from the disease, according to the U.S.
People with macular degeneration are being taught to read using the undamaged parts of their eyes, says a vision specialist in Britain. Macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness, causes central vision to be lost but peripheral vision to remain intact. A program developed by Britain's Macular
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