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Researchers Identify Protein that Plays Key Role in Diabetic Blindness

October 23, 2017

Researchers at University of Utah Health have identified a protein (ARF6) that when inhibited reduces diabetic retinopathy, a condition that results when blood vessels at the back of the eye leak fluid into the eye, impairing vision. ... Read more

Glaucoma: The Silent Thief of Sight

January 11, 2017

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Since awareness is the first step toward prevention, here’s what you need to know about preventing and monitoring this blinding disease—actually, a group of diseases that damage the optic nerve. ... Read more

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

March 04, 2014

What you need to know about the second-leading cause of blindness in the U.S.... Read more