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2010-06-11 11:00:00

NEW YORK, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Champalimaud Foundation, one of the world's largest international scientific institutions, announced today that Dr. J. Anthony Movshon, Director of New York University's Center for Neural Studies, and Dr. William T.

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2010-03-04 16:30:00

Despite the fact that crowding affects more than ninety-five per cent of the visual field, we know very little about how it occurs, aside from the fact that it happens not in the eye, but in parts of the brain that deal with seeing.

2010-03-01 08:00:00

Prevent Blindness America Launches National Children's Eye Health Campaign to Help Save Sight CHICAGO, March 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Because one out of three children in the United States does not receive critical eye care services before the age of six, many children are at risk of suffering vision loss.

2010-01-31 17:20:00

International scientists today reported encouraging results in human trials of the use of the herb saffron for treating one of the commonest causes of loss of sight in old age.

2010-01-31 17:17:04

The key to treating eye diseases like diabetic retinopathy lies in understanding the distribution of oxygen in our retina, Professor Dao-Yi Yu from The Vision Centre and University of WA will tell an international scientific conference on vision in Sydney.

2010-01-22 13:55:31

The cutting edge science of how vision works and how we may be able to prevent, repair or restore lost sight in future will be explored at an international scientific meeting in Sydney next week.

2010-01-15 10:58:00

College of Optometrists in Vision Development offers advice for those having trouble with seeing in 3-D AURORA, Ohio, Jan.

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2009-12-28 09:25:00

A new study shows that the superior colliculus, a brain structure that primarily had been known for its role in the control of eye and head movements, is crucial for moving the mind's spotlight.

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2009-12-23 14:40:00

The development of a bionic eye that will restore vision to someone who is completely blind is a step closer after the research team working on the project detected signals in the brain from electrodes implanted in the retina of a living eye.


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