Dr. Jason Comander, inherited retinal disorder specialist at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston points to a model of an eye during an interview on Jan. 8, 2020.
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March 04, 2020 - 8:39 am
Scientists say they have used the gene editing tool CRISPR inside someone's body for the first time, a new frontier for efforts to operate on DNA, the chemical code of life, to treat diseases. Read more here.
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February 04, 2020 - 4:00 am
Glaucoma is a group of diseases that causes progressive damage and degeneration of the optic nerve, which also causes gradual loss of vision. Read more here.
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August 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The "bionic man" was once science fiction. Today, a company has developed a "bionic eye implant." The implant is designed to bring back some vision in...
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Partially sighted pensioner Raymond Flynn, 80, from Audenshaw, Manchester, has his sight checked by surgeon Professor Paulo Stagna from The Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility at University Manchester Hospital.
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March 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A healthy diet could go a long way to protect your eyes as you age. Macular degeneration is the leading cause of vision loss in people 60 and older, but there are steps you can take to keep your eyes healthy. According to Wills Eye Hospital retina surgeon Dr. Rick...
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December 10, 2018 - 3:30 am
By Amy E. Feldman, Judge Technology Solutions PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Did you know there are rules on the things you stick in your eye? No, it's not your finger. Contact lenses. Doctors in Great Britain discovered the cause of a 42-year-old woman's eyelid droop. It turns out that the contact...
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