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Eyesight Articles


Cataract surgery cuts

16th July 2012

FOI request reveals some trusts report a fall of over a quarter in cataract operations.

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Fruit may help diabetes eye problems

19th June 2012

As little as two pieces of fruit a day may help prevent eye complications in diabetics.

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Cheap eye drug could save NHS millions

8th May 2012

Research suggests the NHS could save £84m a year by using Avastin for wet AMD.

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Short-sightedness linked to hard study

8th May 2012

Epidemic of short-sightedness sweeping across eastern Asia is blamed on 'intense' levels of education.

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Challenge over use of cheap eye drug

24th April 2012

Novartis challenges decision by four NHS trusts to use Avastin to treat wet AMD.

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Space missions could damage eyesight

14th March 2012

New research suggests long periods of time spent in orbit can damage eyesight and brains of astronauts.

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Model gets sight back

7th February 2012

Katie Piper, who had acid thrown in her face, has sight restored using stem cell treatment.

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Stem cell retinal implants are safe

24th January 2012

Researchers say early results show that using embryonic stem cells to treat eye diseases are safe.

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Gene therapy to save sight

28th October 2011

Advanced gene therapy used to prevent man from losing sight.

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Time indoors linked to short-sightedness

25th October 2011

Research suggests time outside for children could reduce risk of being short-sighted.

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