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Blue Light is the Answer to Evaluating Diabetic Retinopathy
Blue Light is the Answer to Evaluating Diabetic Retinopathy Nov 25, 2021 Researchers in Japan discovered that blue light can be used to probe the depths of the eye and uncover areas afflicted by diabetic retinopathy (DR), a
Alterations Caused by ALS Damage the Retinal Tissue, Study Reveals
Alterations Caused by ALS Damage the Retinal Tissue, Study Reveals Nov 25, 2021 Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which causes damage to brain neurons and the spinal cord, also damages the tissue of the retina, according to a s

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Hilco Vision Acquires Simovision BV, Distributor of Ophthalmic Products
Hilco Vision Acquires Simovision BV, Distributor of Ophthalmic Products Nov 24, 2021 Hilco Vision announced the acquisition of Belgium and Netherlands-based Simovision BV as of November 17, 2021.
Weill Cornell Medicine Receives $1.27m Funding to Develop Treatment for Rare Eye Disease
Weill Cornell Medicine Receives $1.27m Funding to Develop Treatment for Rare Eye Disease Nov 23, 2021 The US Department of Defense (DoD) has awarded Weill Cornell Medicine a $1.27 million grant to develop a treatment for a rare but deadly eye disease t

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Listening to Music Pre-Cataract Surgery Significantly Reduces Anxiety Levels in Patients
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Ocular Melanoma & Its Treatment
Ocular Melanoma & Its Treatment Nov 26, 2021 Ocular melanoma is the most common primary cancer of the eye in adults. It occurs most often in lightly pigmented individuals with a median age of 55

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Artificial Intelligence & Deep Learning in Retina
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Suprachoroidal Hemorrhages During Cataract Surgery
Suprachoroidal Hemorrhages During Cataract Surgery Nov 19, 2021 Suprachoroidal hemorrhage (SCH) is a rare, but potentially vision threatening pathology that may manifest as a consequence of intraocular surgery. It occurs when blood from the long or short ciliary arteries fills within the space between the choroid
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