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Researchers from the U.S. and India have begun a new collaborative project to identify genetic risk factors and traits related to glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Posted on Sep 29, 2016
Young boy gets eye exam.

Today, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies) released “Making Eye Health A Population Health Imperative: Vision for Tomorrow.” The report culminates two years of in-depth analysis and discussion undertaken as a  consensus study on Public Health Approaches to Reduc

Posted on Sep 15, 2016
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    AGI Discussion Forum is Open!

    We’re inviting input from the vision research community on topics related to the NEI’s Audacious Goals Initiative.

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    Facts About Cataract

    A cataract is a clouding of the lens in the eye that affects vision. Most cataracts are related to aging.

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    NEI for Kids

    Our new pages for kids make learning about vision science and eye health fun with videos, optical illusions, and more.

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    Request for Information

    Scientists: Share your input on needs & strategies for transformative High-Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy

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    Video: Next-Generation Eye Imaging Tools

    Learn about how the NEI Audacious Goals Initiative is supporting new imaging tools to view the eye, and see some of the stunning imagery.