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Proteins could be causing vision loss

Posted: Monday 21 November 2016 at 16:55

Research from the University of Southampton gives new insight into possible causes of age-related macular degeneration (AMD).The study, published in the journal Experimental Eye Research, discovered that a group of proteins, which are linked to Alzheimer…

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New drug for DMO and wet AMD trialled in US

Posted: Wednesday 16 November 2016 at 20:33

A new drug, which could treat both diabetic macular oedema (DMO) and wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD), is in clinical trials in America.

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Help diabetic macular oedema research

Posted: Tuesday 8 November 2016 at 09:46

Have you been diagnosed with diabetic macular oedema (DMO) by your doctor and been prescribed a course of injections for at least a year?

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Making your home accessible

Posted: Friday 4 November 2016 at 16:03

The prospect of losing your sight is difficult to accept.

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Eastenders storyline highlights the issue of sight loss

Posted: Tuesday 1 November 2016 at 14:17

BBC soap opera Eastenders has helped to highlight the issue of living with sight loss after character Dot Cotton revealed she was losing her vision.

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Blind brothers raise funds for research through clothing brand

Posted: Friday 28 October 2016 at 15:37

Two brothers, who were diagnosed with Stargardt's at a young age, have found a unique way of raising funds for medical research.

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Art project explores Manchester professor's work on artificial sight

Posted: Friday 28 October 2016 at 08:59

A unique art project, which tells the story of the first patient to receive the Argus® II 'bionic eye' at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, has been launched at Manchester Science Festival.

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Bowls boosts Madeline's confidence

Posted: Tuesday 25 October 2016 at 15:55

At the age of 25, Madeline Roberts thought she was suffering from a migraine when she noticed a black spot in the centre of her vision one morning.But her sight quickly deteriorated in a matter of weeks.She said: “I thought it was a migraine, but over a …

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