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Contacts better than permanent lenses for babies after cataract surgery

For adults and children who undergo cataract surgery, implantation of an artificial lens is the standard of care. But a clinical trial, funded jointly by RPB and the National Eye Institute, suggests that for most infants, surgery followed... Read more...

 

Research Finds Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half

Compared to earlier generations, today's generation has a 50% reduced probability of losing sight to glaucoma 20 years after a diagnosis, according to research supported by RPB. Read the... Read more...

 

Glaucoma Medication Delivered By Contact Lens

RPB-supported researchers have demonstrated that a new type of contact lens can deliver a therapeutic amount of a glaucoma drug every day for a month.  The breakthrough, which has been pursued for decades, may pave the way for... Read more...

 

Older Adults Experience More Vision Difficulties at Home

Adults have better vision in clinics rather than at home, due to poor home lighting, according to an RPB-supported study by Anjali M. Bhorade, M.D., MSCI, of the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, and... Read more...

 

 

 

 

 
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