Prevent Blindness America Announces the Second Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit

Building on the success of last year’s inaugural “Focus on Eye Health National Summit,” Prevent Blindness America and its partners announce the second annual Summit, to be held on Tues., June 18, 2013. The event, which highlights advances in vision and public health, will take place from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Marriott at Metro… Read More Prevent Blindness America Announces the Second Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit

Collagen translates as healthy eyes

A major national and international genetic eye disease research project led by Australian researchers has identified a family of genes related to collagen that influence corneal thickness and disease risk.  The cornea is the transparent outer covering of the eye. Winthrop Professor David Mackey, Managing Director and Chair of UWA Ophthalmology, said the finding was… Read More Collagen translates as healthy eyes