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Blue light emitted from smartphones and laptops accelerates blindness – study

Blue light emitted from smartphone and laptop screens speeds up blindness by transforming vital molecules in the eye’s retina into cell killers, according to new research. The study, carried out by optical chemistry researchers at the University of Toledo, explains how exposure to blue light can cause age-related macular degeneration – one of the leading […]


Cure for blindness? Stem cell trial restores sight in two patients

Treatment for one of the leading causes of blindness could be available within five years. That’s according to scientists who used a revolutionary stem cell therapy to restore vision in two patients. The patients – a woman in her 60s and a man in his 80s – suffered from severe visual impairment caused by age-related […]

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