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Preschool-aged kids need yearly vision health screening


15 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Children should have regular vision health screening at age between 36 and 72 months, even though yearly check-ups are recommended. The new suggested interval uses evidence-base test methods and regular follow-up, experts suggest. A national expert panel included these recommendations in its report to U.S. National Center for Children's Vision…

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Found! Eye-based stem cells may restore lost vision


12 Dec, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Our eyes contain potent stem cells capable of restoring lost eye sight, a new study claims. The findings were published in Science Translational Medicine. Researchers from prestigious University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the newly discovered stem cells may have the capability of restoring vision in millions of people worldwide,…