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Celebra tus bellos ojos (Celebrate your beautiful eyes)

At NEI, we honor and celebrate the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. We’re encouraging Hispanic/Latino people — especially those at higher risk for eye diseases — to learn ways to protect their eye health. Check out these tips — available in English and Spanish — to keep your eyes healthy.

Learn how to protect your eye health

NEI Research News

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Scientists Pinpoint the Uncertainty of Our Working Memory

September 14, 2021

A new NEI-funded study shows the extent we trust our memory in decision-making

NIH-funded modern “white cane” brings navigation assistance to the 21st century

September 8, 2021

Equipped with a color 3D camera, an inertial measurement sensor, and its own on-board computer, a newly improved robotic cane could offer blind and visually impaired users a new way to navigate indoors.

Novel approach reverses amblyopia in animals

September 1, 2021

By temporarily suspending retinal activity in the non-amblyopic eye of animal models, neuroscientists restrengthened the visual response in the amblyopic eye, even at ages after the critical period when patch therapy fails.

Funding for Vision Research

NEI funds more than 1,500 research and training grants to vision scientists across the country and around the world.

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