is a biopharmaceutical company committed to developing therapeutics and gene therapy solutions to treat retinal diseases. The company is aggressively pursuing therapies for orphan conditions like retinitis pigmentosa
(RP), Stargardt disease
, and Le....
Meet Tom Sullivan – DEF’s Ambassador of Vision
Over the last 40 years, I’ve been committed to working on behalf of blind children and their families. My involvement has spanned the entire gamut of participation – from direct involvement in the classroom and counseling parents to hosting organized 10K races and celebrity golf tournaments that carried my name. In that time, my wife and I raised just....
The eyes are two of the most sensitive organs in the human body, and as such they need as much care and attention as you can possibly give them. Macular Degeneration
, and Glaucoma Information
are just three of the progressive Continue reading
There is only one predominant cause of color blindness
, and that's through a genetic link. The gene that is responsible for the color pigments in the eye are carried through the male X chromosome, and as such most color blindness is found in men. In fact, nearly every case of color blindness is diagnosed in a male, and it's incredibly rare for a female to be born colorblind.While it's not exactly rare in men, it's not extremely prevalent either, with an estimated 10 out of every 100 m....
When it comes to eyesight, Primary Eye Care
is most essential in order to maintain a healthy set of eyes.If you spend too much time on the computer or watch television for most of the day, it is time you visit an Eye Care Specialist
if you have not already.You need all the Eye Care
information possible in order to ma....
It's not uncommon for a person to experience an eye infection and allergy
at the same time, and it's actually pretty common for an allergy to develop into an infection if it's left untreated.Pink Eye
is the common name for most eye infections that cause the eye to swell up and turn red. It's actually sort of an umbrella term used to describe these symptoms, and contrary to popular belief not all cases of pink eye are ....
Having Astigmatism Information
has greatly helped individuals around the world.There are many factors to Astigmatism
and yet very few even know what it is.To help solved this problem, here is a reference article comprised solely of Information On Astigmatism
. This article hopes to help those who just want some quick facts or gener....
If you enjoy a tall cold one, why not get juiced a different way.Getting juiced on juicing protects your eyesight
.Try a tall cold glass of juice, or a fruit smoothie.Fruit and vegetable juices give you all the Eye Health Antioxidants
vitamins, carotenoids and minerals that eating them does, with the advantage that you are enjoying them raw and in greater concentration.Heat can destroy some nut....
As long as you learn to treat your eyes correctly, you can maintain the Best Eyesight
possible.Our eyes are priceless possessions that we often tend to neglect. Aging Eyesight
is not an excuse to neglect your eyes either.You can Rebuild Your Vision
and enjoy reading, watching your favorite movies, and extra time at the computer, witho....
has gone through a lot of changes over the centuries.As we begin to understand the way the brain works, more and more theories are being put out. The biggest problem with the theory of vision is that unlike a video camera that records exactly what is in front of it, the way a person sees is defined by the way the brain interprets the visual images.Every brain is different, like a fingerprint, and there is absolutely no conclusive way to determine if what two people a....