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  • Tiny telescopes implanted into eyes help elderly patient see better

     
    UC Irvine ophthalmologists implanted tiny telescopes in two patients suffering from age-related, end-stage macular degeneration, the university announced this week. Doctors from the university's Gavin Herbert Eye Institute in December inserted one of the 4-mil
  • Vision insurance tied to better eye health

    Vision insurance tied to better eye health
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older adults' eyesight may suffer irreversibly if they don't have vision insurance, suggests a new study that argues eye health should be a mandatory part of regular health insurance policies. Researchers found that people...

    Drinking Three or More Cups of Coffee a Day linked to Glaucoma

    Drinking Three or More Cups of Coffee a Day linked to Glaucoma
    (KTLA) Drinking at least three cups of coffee a day could increase your risk of developing glaucoma, according to a new study. Researchers at Harvard University found that men and women who are heavy coffee drinkers are 34 percent more likely to...

    $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020

    $2 million prize announced for cure for blindness by 2020
    Singer Art Garfunkel, a real estate magnate and an investor are putting $2 million in gold bullion on the line to inspire researchers to cure blindness by 2020, establishing through Johns Hopkins Medicine one of the world's largest prizes for a scientific...

    Senior briefs

    Support groups The Department of Aging and Disabilities has updated a booklet on community support groups. The booklet focuses on groups for care giving, Alzheimer's disease, bereavement for adults and children, diabetes, brain injury, cancer, stroke,...