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Do tablets, iPhones cause macular degeneration? - Trussvilletribune

Do tablets, iPhones cause macular degeneration? - Trussvilletribune | Vision | Scoop.it
Do tablets, iPhones cause macular degeneration?
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Most people are aware that ultra-violet light is harmful to the eye and may lead to cataracts and other eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration.
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New Stem Cell Therapy For Macular Degeneration Is Under Testing Among Patients! - News on Wellness

New Stem Cell Therapy For Macular Degeneration Is Under Testing Among Patients! - News on Wellness | Vision | Scoop.it
A new therapy and the first of its kind, based on embryonic cells to cure vision loss were launched this year by Advanced Cell Technology. A Boston based company is conducting advanced human trials for patients with macular degeneration.
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Exploring Blindness: Read an Excerpt from For the Benefit of Those Who See

Exploring Blindness: Read an Excerpt from For the Benefit of Those Who See | Vision | Scoop.it
Author Rosemary Mahoney, motivated by a fear of losing her own sight, lived among the blind, then wrote vividly of how they thrive without sight in her book, For the Benefit of Those Who See. Read the first chapter below. Not long ago I accompanied my boyfriend to Jerusalem for his laser eye surgery appointment. [...]
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First FDA-cleared home monitor for macular degeneration

First FDA-cleared home monitor for macular degeneration | Vision | Scoop.it
Notal Vision’s ForeseeHome, invented and made in Israel, allows critical at-home daily monitoring of a disease that can quickly lead to vision loss.
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Daughter donates corneal stem cells to give mom better vision - Chicago Sun-Times

Daughter donates corneal stem cells to give mom better vision - Chicago Sun-Times | Vision | Scoop.it
Daughter donates corneal stem cells to give mom better vision Chicago Sun-Times I couldn't at all,” said the 57-year old Elgin woman, whose vision had been deteriorating for six years, becoming blurry as the result of graft versus host disease,...
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Why is it so difficult to understand patient needs

Why is it so difficult to understand patient needs | Vision | Scoop.it
By Andrés Dochao, partner at ValueCreation This question was made almost desperately by a physician that participated in the recent workshop on patient involvement for healthcare improvement organi...
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A Cup of Coffee a Day May Help Prevent Blindness

A Cup of Coffee a Day May Help Prevent Blindness | Vision | Scoop.it
Coffee can not only keep your eyes wide open, it may also help prevent blindness, according to a new Cornell University study. Just one cup a day could help prevent deteriorating eyesight from retinal degeneration due to glaucoma, aging or diabetes. The key ingredient is a potent antioxidant called chlorogenic...
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Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age

Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Risk for macular degeneration goes up with age | Vision | Scoop.it
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm 52 and have been diagnosed with dry macular degeneration. What could cause this in a person my age?
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