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Scientists Have Reversed Age-Related Blindness by Deliberately Infecting Eyes With a Virus
A small and preliminary clinical trial has found that injecting a common cold-like virus into the eyes of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) patients - one of the leading causes of blindness in the US - can halt and even reverse the progression of the disease.
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Revolutionary eye drops to treat age-related blindness

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Revolutionary eye drops to treat age-related blindness
A type of eye drop has been developed that could potentially revolutionize the treatment of one of the leading causes of blindness, age-related macular degeneration.
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Artificial intelligence shows potential to fight blindness
Researchers have found a way to use artificial intelligence to fight a complication of diabetes that affects the eyes.
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Newly discovered chemical reaction in eye may improve vision
A light-sensing pigment found in everything from bacteria to vertebrates can be biochemically manipulated to reset itself, an important therapeutic advantage, according to new research out of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
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Blind tadpoles learn visually after researchers graft eyes onto tails and treat them with neurotransmitter drugs
Strategy could provide roadmap for promoting innervation in regenerative medicine
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