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Exercise Can Slow or Prevent Vision Loss, Study Finds

June 30, 2020

Exercise can slow or prevent the development of macular degeneration and may benefit other common causes of vision loss, such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, new research from the University of Virginia suggests.

New Eye Drops May Prevent a Common Cause of Blindness

June 29, 2020

Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center have developed eye drops that could prevent vision loss after retinal vein occlusion, a major cause of blindness for millions of adults worldwide.

UB-UAB collaboration stimulates rethinking of a degenerative eye disease

June 25, 2020

Researchers from the University of Buffalo have found new information about retinitis pigmentosa, a condition that begins in childhood with night blindness and loss of peripheral vision.
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Last updated: July 30, 2019