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Scientist Karl Wahlin is hoping to use the tiny retinas he's developed from stem cells to find a cure for blindness. Wahlin has teamed up with UC San Diego Stem Cell Program Director Alysson Muotri, who is using a similar technique to study the brain. Together, they hope to understand how the brain and the eye influence one another's development.
Expanding areas of arid land, air pollution, and greater exposure to ultraviolet radiation all present potential health hazards to our eyes, says Sheila West, Ph.D., vice chair for research at the Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins University.
Glaucoma can lead to blindness, but it doesn’t have to. Early diagnosis may help to save your sight. On The Doctors, Pfizer‘s Chief Medical Officer Freda Lewis-Hall, M.D. takes a trip to the eye doctor for a glaucoma test.
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