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Omega-3 To Benefit Vision For Patients With Dry Macular Degeneration

A study including oral antioxidant and omega-3 supplement for dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration found that 76.7% of subjects receiving the nutritional supplement demonstrated stabilization or improvement of Best Corrected Visual Acuity over a six-month period.

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Retinal implants of next generation hope for the blind

Blind patients are a step closer to perhaps one day regaining some of their sight. Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC), Doheny Eye Institute, announced today the next step in their efforts to advance technology that will hopefully help patients with retinitis pigmentosa and macular degeneration regain some vision using an implanted artificial retina.

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