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New Glaucoma Test Enables Earlier Detection

Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, and is dramatically increasing due to the aging population.
Glaucoma often gets less clinical or research attention than cancer or heart disease, but is equally frightening and debilitating. Patients function with normal vision, and live full productive lives, before being left in

New Eye Chart Enables Earlier Detection of AMD

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) accounts for more than half of all cases of blindness, and is the leading cause of severe vision loss in Americans over age 65.
Standard letter charts used to test visual acuity, such as the Snellen eye chart, are not consistent or sensitive enough to give an

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