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    SAN FRANCISCO – Researchers studying babies with a Zika virus-related birth defect say they have found previously unreported eye problems possibly linked to the virus that could result in severe visual impairment. In three Brazilian infants with microcephaly, the researchers observed retinal lesions, hemorrhaging and abnormal blood vessel development not noted before in relation to the virus. The findings are being published online today in Ophthalmology, journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
    American Academy of Ophthalmology reveals the blinding truth about consumer fireworks, debunks four myths ahead of Memorial Day and Fourth of July.
    SAN FRANCISCO – Approximately 25 million Americans have cataracts, which cause cloudy, blurry or dim vision and often develop with advancing age. This June, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is observing Cataract Awareness Month by sharing three things everyone should know about the condition and its treatment.
    SAN FRANCISCO – A new device that slowly releases eye medication may one day be a promising option for the many glaucoma patients who struggle with administering their own daily prescription eye drops. New research shows a medicated silicone ring that rests on the surface of the eye reduced eye pressure in glaucoma patients by about 20 percent over six months. The first published research about this continuous glaucoma drug delivery technology was released online today in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.