When Gary Stuart had double vision as a child, it was manageable. But as he began training for an Ironman, he knew it was time for a change. Strabismus surgery got Gary across the finish line.
Peggy Wellman was slowly going blind from glaucoma, but she didn't know it. By the time Dr. Singleton examined her, she had already lost 90 percent of her peripheral vision in one eye, and 80 percent in the other.
Millions of Americans who live with spots in their vision may soon have a remedy: a laser treatment to break up floaters.
Glasses are currently being tested that can treat glaucoma with an electromagnetic coil.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved sales of a gene therapy treatment for an inherited condition that can cause blindness. This may lead to new treatments for other conditions in the future.
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