Tag: vision

Common HIV Drugs May Help Prevent Leading Cause of Vision Loss

Scientists have identified a group of drugs that may help stop a leading cause of vision loss after making an unexpected discovery that overturns a fundamental belief about DNA. The…

Dr. Ambati offers ways to protect vision during COVID-19 pandemic

Check out the story at NBC 12: https://www.nbc12.com/2020/10/08/ophthalmologist-with-uva-health-offers-ways-protect-vision-during-covid-pandemic/  

Anisometropia: You’ve Probably Never Heard of this Common Cause of Headaches

Anisometropia is a condition where one eye has significantly better vision than the other. Since our eyes work together to see, that difference in eyesight can put strain on the…

Ask the Expert: What are the most important steps to protect eye health?

  Check out this article that features Dr. Michael Cusick.   https://dailyprogress.com/lifestyles/health/ask-the-expert-what-are-the-most-important-steps-to-protect-eye-health/article_aa0356b5-61ae-559f-95bf-61843090b51e.html  

Discovery IDs Potential Way to Halt Blinding Macular Degeneration

Researchers have successfully treated age-related macular degeneration in mice after finding an unexpected link between the two main forms of the blinding eye disease, the leading cause of vision loss…

Narendran to Present at AUPO Forum

Congratulations to Siddharth Narendran, MD, a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Center for Advanced Vision Sciences (CAVS), on being honored to present his work at the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology…

Dr. Newman on UVA Health Blog

"Vision changes are common as we age. However, problems with eyesight also can be an early indicator of a more serious injury or condition. How do you know when to…