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  1. Study Shows UV-Blocking Contact Lenses Can Protect Eyes from Sun Damage

    Study Shows UV-Blocking Contact Lenses Can Protect Eyes from Sun Damage Beyond Sunglasses and Baseball Caps: Study Shows UV-Blocking Contact Lenses Can Protect Eyes from Sun Damage Rockville, MD - A new study reported in Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science found that UV-blocking contact lenses can reduce or eliminate the effects of the sun's harmful UV radiation. According to the article ("Prevention of UV-Induced Damage to the Anterior Segment Using Class I UV Absorbing Hydrogel Con

  2. How Does an Outfielder Know Where to Run for a Fly Ball?

    How Does an Outfielder Know Where to Run for a Fly Ball? How Does an Outfielder Know Where to Run for a Fly Ball?    Virtual-reality baseballs give researchers insight into long-standing mystery Rockville, MD - While baseball fans still rank "The Catch" by Willie Mays in the 1954 World Series as one of the greatest baseball moments of all times, scientists see the feat as more of a puzzle: How does an outfielder get to the right place at the right time to catch a fly ball? Thousands of fans (a

  3. Cutting-edge research may help prevent and improve nearsightedness

    Cutting-edge research may help prevent and improve nearsightedness Honolulu, Hawaii – In a new study, vision researchers found that certain types of lightbulbs and reading at different times of the day may contribute to nearsightedness, a condition clinically referred to as myopia. In another study, scientists found that a common food flavoring may offer new treatment options for reducing nearsightedness. The findings from the three new studies are being presented at the Association for Resea

  4. Researchers share latest high-tech advances in vision research

    Researchers share latest high-tech advances in vision research News conference features five studies presented at ARVO 2018 Honolulu, Hawaii – Researchers from around the world are sharing the latest high-tech advances in research to treat, diagnose and prevent diseases causing vision loss. The new findings demonstrate the impact of technology on vision and on vision science. The five studies will be presented in a news conference — virtually and onsite — at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Ass

  5. Studies highlight potential new approaches to treating vision conditions

    Studies highlight potential new approaches to treating vision conditions Honolulu, Hawaii – Three new studies demonstrate research findings that could offer novel treatments for vision and eye conditions. The studies will be presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, from Sunday, April 29 – Thursday, May 3. Existing drug replaces steroids for painful eye condition New research found that Rituximab, a drug app

  6. Scientists discover new ways to diagnose and detect progression of glaucoma

    Scientists discover new ways to diagnose and detect progression of glaucoma Honolulu, Hawaii – Two new research studies demonstrate that imaging technologies can help to diagnose and detect the progression of glaucoma, one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S. When diagnosed early, vision loss from glaucoma can be slowed or prevented. The two studies are being presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii,

  7. Researchers share latest high-tech advances in vision research

    Researchers share latest high-tech advances in vision research News conference features five studies presented at ARVO 2018 Honolulu, Hawaii –Researchers from around the world are sharing the latest high-tech advances in research to treat, diagnose and prevent diseases causing vision loss. The new findings demonstrate the impact of technology on vision and on vision science. The five studies will be presented in a news conference — virtually and onsite — at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Asso

  8. Vision scientists discover new eye treatment for seasonal allergies

    Vision scientists discover new eye treatment for seasonal allergies Honolulu, Hawaii – A recent study shows that a new eye drop may be a potentially effective treatment for seasonal eye allergies, a condition affecting millions of people worldwide. The findings will be presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sunday, April 29 – Thursday, May 3. In a set of studies, the scientists assessed whether or not a non

  9. Vision studies offer new options for eye cancer diagnosis and treatment

    Vision studies offer new options for eye cancer diagnosis and treatment Honolulu, Hawaii –The findings of two new studies may help advance the diagnosis and treatment of eye cancers. The research is being presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sunday, April 29 – Thursday, May 3. Researchers prove safety of potential new treatment for most common eye cancer Clinical studies indicate that the new IMCgp100 th

  10. Fliesler begins term as president

    Fliesler begins term as ARVO president New vice presidents installed; future officers named Steven J. Fliesler, PhD, FARVO, of the State University of New York-Buffalo and VA Western NY Healthcare System-Buffalo is the new president of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). He succeeds Claude F. Burgoyne, MD, FARVO, (Devers Eye Institute) whose one-year term ended in May following the ARVO Annual Meeting. "I am honored to serve as president of the world’s largest o