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Glaucoma more common in people with lower income
People in the United Kingdom who have less income are more likely to suffer from glaucoma, researchers say.
Cataract surgery benchmarks proposed
Physicians around the world should begin tabulating their results according to common standards, an international committee has proposed.
Episcleral tattooing can cause lumpy conjunctivae
A patient’s red, lumpy conjunctivae demonstrate the risk of episcleral tattooing, according to physicians at the Ophthalmology Department of Maidstone Hospital in Maidstone, Kent, United Kingdom.
Nutritional supplements may fight diabetic retinopathy
Nutritional supplements can improve colour vision, contrast sensitivity and other measures of visual functioning in people with diabetes -- with or without retinopathy, researchers say.
Mental disorders on rise among visually impaired vets
British veterans with visual impairment suffer from high rates of mental disorder, according to researchers from King's College, London.
Holiday treatment gap bad for AMD patients
Patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may suffer a decline in visual acuity if they stop treatment for long summer holidays, according to researchers from France, Canada and Switzerland.
Experimental gene therapy shows promise for RP
A new gene therapy could preserve vision in people with retinitis pigmentosa and might effectively treat other degenerative nerve disorders.

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