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  • July 19, 2019

    Prevent Blindness Emphasizes Importance of Sight Care for Older Adults With Cognitive Decline

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Intervention (CDC), “Vision impairment often co-occurs with cognitive decline, which can be associated with functional limitations”. Data from Analysis of 2015–2017 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System determined that, “after adjusting for age and other demographic and smoking characteristics, 18% of adults who reported vision impairment also reported […]

  • July 12, 2019

    Stem Cell Treatment for Dry AMD Fast-tracked by FDA

    It was reported here in March 2017 that BioTime, Inc. is conducting a Phase I/IIa clinical trial for OpRegen® for treatment of dry AMD. OpRegen is a retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) stem cell transplant therapy currently in development for the treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with geographic atrophy (GA). RPE cells are essential […]

  • July 11, 2019

    The Dangers of Night Driving Glasses

    Reprinted courtesy of Laramy-K Optical Lab It is an all too common misconception that yellow tinted or yellow polarized night driving glasses are beneficial for night time driving. The thought is, the yellow or amber color reduces glare and improves contrast. However, in reality, when driving at night or dusk in already limited lighting conditions, […]

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