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Searching For a Solution to Blindness

  Searching For a Solution to Blindness How Texas A&M researchers are working to solve diabetes-related vision loss When most people consider how vision works, they think of light and optics and how nerves transmit that information to the brain. ...

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Imaging probe for retinal disease

Imaging probe for retinal disease by Leigh MacMillan In retinal diseases including age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and diabetic retinopathy, the growth of new blood vessels damages the retina and causes blindness. Inflammatory processes are thought to precede the blood vessel ...

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Astigmatism

Astigmatism Astigmatism (uh-STIG-muh-tiz-um) is a common, mild and generally easily treatable imperfection in the curvature of your eye. The condition can cause blurred vision. Astigmatism occurs when the front surface of your eye (cornea) or the lens, inside your eye, ...

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