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Air Pollution and Eye Health

The eye is a delicate organ with a large and moist area exposed to the environment. Thus, it is more susceptible to air pollution than other parts of the body. However, the response of eyes to airborne pollutants ranges from nil to severe irritation and chronic pain; even with contact lenses, eyes are still more sensitive to such effects.

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Unique approach to heart-liver transplant offers new hope for highly sensitized patients

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Single injection of RNA therapy improves vision in patient with genetic form of childhood blindness

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Autistic individuals may be wrongly perceived as deceptive and lacking credibility

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Fight for Sight funds research to explore gene editing as treatment for inherited retinal diseases

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Study shows that attention and working memory share the same neural mechanisms

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Songbird study aims to improve understanding of human speech

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Gene therapy restores vison in dogs with severe form of Leber congenital amaurosis

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Taking progestogens during high-risk pregnancy could reduce preterm birth

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Early treatment with anti-VEGF injections slows diabetic retinopathy

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Fat grafting shows potential to help cancer patients with radiation-induced skin injury

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New technologies can screen for cervical cancer better than Pap smears

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Researchers create novel light sensor from algae's rhodopsins

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Researchers propose new standards to measure moisture leaks into bionic devices

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Researchers make a breakthrough in the quest for an AMD cure

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In his continued sparring with Fauci, Sen. Rand Paul oversimplified the science

New study provides the most comprehensive reviews of advancements in contact lenses

New study provides the most comprehensive reviews of advancements in contact lenses

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Normal-tension glaucoma linked to increased risk of cognitive impairment

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Women who suffer from sensory loss more likely to report depression and anxiety

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Mogrify wins Hewitsons Award for Innovation in Business and Price Bailey Award for Business of the Year at CambridgeshireLive Business Excellence Awards 2020

Study identifies gene variants that cause metabolic deficiency in the eye

Study identifies gene variants that cause metabolic deficiency in the eye