New gadget helps the vision-impaired to read graphs

New gadget helps the vision-impaired to read graphs People who are blind can now read more than just words, such as graphs and graphics, following the development of an affordable digital reading system by Curtin University researchers. Opening up new career paths and...

FDA approves EYLEA Injection for treatment

FDA approves EYLEA Injection for treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema  Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EYLEA® (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of Diabetic...

The Genetics of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The Genetics of Age-Related Macular Degeneration An international group of researchers discovered 7 regions of the human genome associated with an increased risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness. The group also confirmed 12...

Promising results from gene therapy

Promising results from gene therapy research to treat macular degeneration By David Weber Australian research on a new gene therapy which could revolutionize treatment of macular degeneration (AMD) is showing positive results. AMD is the leading cause of blindness in...
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