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The back of the right eye from a patient with X-linked retiniis pigmentosa
24/03/2017 - 11:50

A British man with retinitis pigmentosa has had the world’s first operation to deliver new DNA to his eyes and restore his sight.

Scientist in the lab
21/03/2017 - 15:50

New research has revealed that a drug commonly used for cancer treatment could treat degenerative retinal disease, including age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and retinitis pigmentosa

eye image
17/03/2017 - 15:18

Measuring stress levels using a simple rating scale could be a useful way of assessing the connection between stress and progressive vision loss from age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

researcher in the lab
16/03/2017 - 16:04

The Macular Society is warning people not to be deceived by the health claims made by bogus stem cell clinics.

Patient receiving OCT scan
13/03/2017 - 10:40

Patients are being helped to take care of their sight under a new pilot scheme to end cancelled, delayed or missed eye clinic appointments.

no smoking sign
08/03/2017 - 9:18

This year's Macular Week will raise awareness of the impact of smoking on eye health. 

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