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Researchers have developed a compound that can be effectively used for treating patients suffering from degenerative retinal disorders such as retinitis pigmentosa and age-related macular degeneration.
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A Thai man whose sight was affected due to an accident has lost his vision after using herbal medicine.
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Scientists have developed a retinal implant that transmits visual information to the brain to help visually impaired people recognise common objects.
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A new study suggests that statins, which are taken by millions of Britons every day to slash cholesterol, could actually trigger sight loss.
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Blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation - a technique similar to that used by bats and dolphins - to determine the location of an object, according to new research.
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Blind and visually impaired people have the potential to use echolocation to determine the location of an object, according to new research.
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Patients with retinitis pigmentosa gradually lose light-sensing cells from the retina and can become blind.
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Sensory substitution devices use sound or touch to help the visually impaired perceive the visual scene surrounding them.