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Breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI) helps detect dry AMD image

Breakthrough in artificial intelligence (AI) helps detect dry AMD

Posted: 9 September 2021 at 07:26

Researchers at Moorfields Eye Hospital have developed the first-ever fully automated algorithm, which can detect dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) using common eye scans.

Ophthalmology experts unite to discuss possible treatments for dry AMD image

Ophthalmology experts unite to discuss possible treatments for dry AMD

Posted: 5 August 2021 at 16:27

A global summit will be held in October, bringing together ophthalmology experts from across the world, to share the latest in treatments and research for dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

Researchers to discuss early onset AMD and why it occurs image

Researchers to discuss early onset AMD and why it occurs

Posted: 9 July 2021 at 10:43

Researchers working on a project to develop a test to identify the genetic causes of early onset age-related macular degeneration (EOMD) will join us at our next condition-specific Virtual Clinic this month.

Lack of information and support for sight loss due to diabetes image

Lack of information and support for sight loss due to diabetes

Posted: 30 June 2021 at 10:00

Patients with diabetes-related sight loss are being left anxious and uncertain about their future as they are given very little information about their condition, or the support available.

New webinar series on sight loss and genomic research image

New webinar series on sight loss and genomic research

Posted: 21 June 2021 at 10:31

A new webinar series highlighting the latest scientific developments and the future of research will be launched next week.

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New research shows reversing sight loss could be possible

Posted: 18 May 2021 at 15:41

New research has shown the ability to reverse sight loss, as light-sensing cells have been successfully transplanted into the retina for the first time.