For those with a genetic predisposition to higher eye pressure, high caffeine consumption may increase the risk of developing glaucoma threefold.
Study confirms learning click-based echolocation can help those experiencing vision loss to maintain mobility while providing a sense of independence.
Older adults with visual impairments are 1.3 times more likely to develop mild cognitive impairment, often considered a precursor to Alzheimer's disease, than those with no significant vision loss.
The prevalence of depression and anxiety was between 2 and 2.56 higher in women experiencing sensory loss than men. Sensory loss was categorized as hearing loss, visual problems, or dual sensory loss.
Gene therapy that targets retinal ganglion cells with light-sensitive cone opsins helps restore vision in mice. Researchers report a potential human treatment could be available within three years.
Recovering from suddenly losing her vision, Vanessa Potter experienced a mingling of her senses and altered the way in which she saw colors.
CRISPR gene editing has allowed researchers to prevent angiogenesis of the retina occurring in mice. Researchers say the new technology could help prevent vision loss in those with retinal diseases.
Researchers report children with poor vision experience an improvement in their peripheral vision within hours of being exposed to child friendly action video games.