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Residents of some NYC public housing developments can get free vision screening and eye exams in their building as part of a new study led by Columbia University’s Department of Ophthalmology.
Treatments for a rare retinal disease may be on the horizon after a new study identifies gene variants that cause a metabolic deficiency in the eye.
A clinical trial to test a gene therapy for some patients with dry age-related macular degeneration—a leading cause of blindness in the United States—is underway at Columbia and NewYork-Presbyterian.
Simon John, PhD, professor of ophthalmology, has been awarded the Sanford and Susan Greenberg Visionary Prize for his research on glaucoma.
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