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2014-08-27 12:31:13

Keck Medicine of USC patient sees for first time in 30 years only one week after implant LOS ANGELES, Aug.

2014-06-06 09:41:21

In laboratory tests, researchers have used electrical stimulation of retinal cells to produce the same patterns of activity that occur when the retina sees a moving object.

National Eye Institute Celebrates Healthy Vision Month In May
2014-04-30 11:15:22

Each May since 2003 the National Eye Institute (NEI) has been celebrating Healthy Vision Month. As with past years, the Institute makes the case for eye care, stating that an eye examination is just as important as seeing a doctor or nurse for a physical examination.

Drug Treatment And Weight Loss Can Restore Vision Loss: Study
2014-04-23 12:11:19

An inexpensive glaucoma drug, when added to a weight loss plan, can improve vision for women with a disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Contacts Are Better Than Permanent Lenses For Babies After Cataract Surgery
2014-03-07 12:54:20

For adults and children who undergo cataract surgery, implantation of an artificial lens is the standard of care. But a clinical trial suggests that for most infants, surgery followed by the use of contact lenses for several years—and an eventual lens implant—may be the better solution.

2014-01-14 08:29:32

SAN DIEGO and BETHESDA, Md., Jan.

2013-11-27 15:43:35

Ten years after a transplant, a cornea from a 71-year-old donor is likely to remain as healthy as a cornea from a donor half that age, and corneas from donors over 71 perform slightly less well but still remain healthy for most transplant recipients.

2013-11-26 23:01:20

Ten years after a transplant, a cornea from a 71-year-old donor is likely to remain as healthy as a cornea from a donor half that age, and corneas from donors over 71 perform slightly less well

Study Finds Donor Age Not A Factor In Most Corneal Transplants
2013-11-15 14:02:15

Ten years after a transplant, a cornea from a 71-year-old donor is likely to remain as healthy as a cornea from a donor half that age


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