News tagged with eye damage

Orbital samples with sight-saving potential

Those who travel to space are rewarded with a beautiful sight - planet Earth. But the effects of space travel on the human sense of sight aren't so beautiful. More than 30 percent of astronauts who returned ...

Dec 11, 2013
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New hope for sun-burned eyes

People whose vision is badly damaged by over-exposure to bright light may be able to restore their sight, according to research from The Australian National University.

Oct 13, 2010
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Doctors see eye hazard in powerful laser pointers

(AP) -- A 15-year-old boy damaged his eyes while playing with a laser pointer he'd bought over the Internet, say doctors who warn that dangerously high-powered versions are easily available online.

Sep 09, 2010
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Stem cells reverse blindness caused by burns

(AP) -- Dozens of people who were blinded or otherwise suffered severe eye damage when they were splashed with caustic chemicals had their sight restored with transplants of their own stem cells - a stunning ...

Jun 23, 2010
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