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Aug 21, 2014, 14:27 ET
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DNA Test for Congenital Cataracts Leads to Faster, More Accurate Diagnoses of Rare Diseases Linked to Childhood Blindness

Researchers in the United Kingdom have demonstrated that advanced DNA testing for congenital cataracts can quickly and accurately diagnose a number...

Aug 18, 2014, 06:00 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Joins FDA, Other Eye Health Organizations to Combat Risk of Eye Infections in Contact Lens Wearers

 The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a contact lens microbiology workshop on Sept. 12 aimed at preventing Acanthamoeba...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Ophthalmologists Issue List of 'Six Smart Things College Students Should Do for Their Eyes'

This fall, a record 21.7 million students will attend a college or university in the United States.[1] Many teens will be living away from home for...

Jul 28, 2014, 09:00 ET
Before students head for the dorms, ophthalmologists are providing parents with college eye health tips to ensure their freshmen sons and daughters keep seeing 20/20 during school. (PRNewsFoto/American Academy of Ophth.)

Los oftalmólogos presentan una lista de 'Seis acciones inteligentes que los universitarios deben tomar por el bien de sus ojos'

Este otoño la cantidad récord de 21.7 millones de estudiantes asistirá a un instituto de educación superior o universidad en...

Jul 17, 2014, 19:13 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology to Develop Knights Templar Eye Foundation Pediatric Ophthalmology Education Center

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a new partnership with the Knights Templar Eye Foundation (KTEF) to establish the first...

Jul 09, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Depression in Age-Related Macular Degeneration Patients with Low Vision Can be Halved by Integrated Therapies

The first clinical trial to examine integrated low vision and mental health treatment has shown that the approach can reduce the incidence of...

Jul 07, 2014, 15:31 ET
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La tecnología y varias herramientas pueden ayudar a las personas mayores con poca visión a mantener su independencia

Cada día, aproximadamente 10,000 norteamericanos cumplen 65 años, y uno de cada seis adultos de esa edad y más tiene una deficiencia...

Jul 07, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Technology and Tools Can Help Seniors with Low Vision Maintain Their Independence

Each day, approximately 10,000 Americans turn 65, and one in six adults this age and older has a vision impairment that cannot be corrected with...

Jun 27, 2014, 15:09 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Reiterates Position that Marijuana is Not Proven Treatment for Glaucoma

The American Academy of Ophthalmology – the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons – is reminding the public that...

Jun 26, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Increased Nearsightedness Linked to Higher Education Levels and More Years Spent in School

German researchers have found strong evidence that attaining a higher level of education and spending more years in school are two factors...

Jun 13, 2014, 09:33 ET
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La Academia Estadounidense de Oftalmología brinda consejos para garantizar celebraciones seguras el cuatro de julio

Los estadounidenses gastan cientos de millones de dólares anualmente en fuegos artificiales para el consumidor, los cuales causan más de...

Jun 12, 2014, 16:04 ET
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology Issues Tips to Ensure Safe Celebrations on the Fourth of July

Americans spend hundreds of millions of dollars annually on consumer fireworks, which cause more than 9,000 injuries a year.1,2 With the Fourth of...

Jun 09, 2014, 13:42 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology's IRIS Registry Recognized by CMS as an Approved Vehicle for Enhanced Federal Quality Reporting

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced that its  IRIS™ Registry – the nation's only comprehensive, longitudinal eye...

Jun 04, 2014, 21:30 ET
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La Academia Americana de Oftalmología ofrece una guía para mejorar la comprensión del público sobre las cataratas

En el comunicado de prensa La Academia Americana de Oftalmología ofrece una guía para mejorar la comprensión del público sobre...

Jun 04, 2014, 19:25 ET
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The American Academy of Ophthalmology Offers Guidance to Help Improve Public Understanding of Cataracts

Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. Approximately 24.5 million Americans have the lens-clouding eye condition,...

May 28, 2014, 22:14 ET
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Ciertos medicamentos para la presión alta podrían estar asociados con un mayor riesgo de enfermedad que amenaza la visión

Es posible que haya una conexión entre tomar vasodilatadores y desarrollar degeneración macular en fase inicial relacionada con la edad...

May 28, 2014, 14:46 ET
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Some High Blood Pressure Drugs May be Associated with Increased Risk of Vision-Threatening Disease

There may be a connection between taking vasodilators and developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of...

May 22, 2014, 15:49 ET
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La American Academy of Ophthalmology promueve hábitos que salvan la vista de los adultos mayores para ayudarlos a mantener su independencia

SAN FRANCISCO, 22 de mayo de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- La American Academy of Ophthalmology (Academia Estadounidense de...

May 22, 2014, 09:00 ET
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American Academy of Ophthalmology Urges Sight-Saving Habits for Older Adults to Help Maintain Independence

The American Academy of Ophthalmology - the world's largest association of eye physicians and surgeons - is issuing seven tips to help...

Apr 30, 2014, 15:17 ET
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La mayoría de los americanos desconoce que algunos medicamentos comunes y los ojos claros pueden aumentar la vulnerabilidad a las enfermedades oftalmológicas relacionadas con los rayos UV

 La Academia Americana de Oftalmología (American Academy of Ophthalmology) hoy dio a conocer los resultados de una encuesta de Harris...