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Thanks to the work of NEI scientists and grantees, we’re constantly learning new information about the causes and treatment of vision disorders. Get the latest updates about their work — along with other news about NEI.

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How eye imaging technology could help robots and cars see better

marzo 29, 2022

Duke researchers demonstrate how a few tricks learned from their OCT research can improve on LIDAR, a technology used for vision in self-driving cars.
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Seen and ‘herd’: Collective motion in crowds is largely determined by participants’ field of vision

marzo 21, 2022

Researchers at Brown University developed a new model to predict human flocking behavior based on optics and other sensory data.
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AI can identify heart disease from an eye scan

enero 25, 2022

Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence system that can analyze eye scans taken during a routine visit to an optician or eye clinic and identify patients at a high risk of a heart attack.
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NIH study classifies vision loss and retinal changes in Stargardt disease

enero 25, 2022

National Eye Institute researchers developed and validated an artificial-intelligence-based method to evaluate patients with Stargardt, an eye disease that can lead to childhood vision loss.
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NEI Joins Nigeria’s National Eye Centre in Research Partnership

julio 23, 2021

The National Eye Institute has created a U.S.-Africa vision research collaboration with Nigeria’s National Eye Centre (NEC) to study children’s eye health.

NEI joins call for standardization of ophthalmic imaging devices

abril 8, 2021

Not all health care providers speak the same language, but the software in their clinical imaging devices can and should.
Anti-VEGF treatment has greatly improved the prognosis for patients with AMD.

National Eye Institute launches data portal for macular degeneration research

marzo 17, 2021

The National Eye Institute (NEI) Data Commons now enables researchers to access data from patients with macular degeneration who participated in the Age-related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2).