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Artificial intelligence diagnoses eye diseases

New studies demonstrate how artificial intelligence, in the medical context, can quickly and accurately diagnose a range of eye diseases and other medical conditions like pneumonia.

New treatments for eye care and diabetes

Washington - It has been a busy week for announcements about new medications to address serious medical conditions. Drugs are in the development pipeline for eye care and to help people manage complications associated with diabetes.

New approach to treat degenerative eye diseases

Scientists have developed a new approach which may one day be able to treat the degenerative eye disease Leber hereditary optic neuropathy (LHON). The new approach borrows from the microbial world.

Lack of funds delaying brain disease research

Scientists have claimed that a lack of federal funds is delaying research into brain diseases and eye disorders, according to an American study.

Glaucoma: What if the lights go out?

Every day I wonder. What will I do if the lights go out? I’m not the only one who wonders. There are millions suffering from this eye disease, so here is information so you don’t have to wonder about glaucoma like your family and neighbors do.

Australia Invents 'Bionic Eye' to Restore Failing Vision

A prototype 'bionic eye' designed to restore sight of people with failing vision was unveiled in Australia Tuesday. The Australian government-funded project aims to do a human implant of the device by 2013.

Philippine-based Call Center to Employ Blind Persons Only

A non-profit Filipino non-government organization (NGO) in cooperation with Asia Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) will open a call center in the Philippines that will employ blind and visually impaired persons only.

Zinc may play a role in the development of a common cause of blindness

Zinc may contribute to the development of age-related macular degeneration
 

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