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News of research into nystagmus, Stargardt disease and wet AMD

Eye research charity Fight for Sight and The Macular Society have reported on recent developments that offer hope for new treatments.

Fight for Sight is joining with Nystagmus Network to investigating the impact of glare on young children with albinism to help ease important day-to-day tasks like reading. Find out more here.

The Macular Society reports that a new drug to treat Stargardt disease has been granted a fast-track review by the Food and Drug Administration in the US. Click here to find out more.

The Macular Society also has news that researchers at the University of Surrey are looking at whether a group of compounds found in rare hyacinth plants, may be able to stop blood vessel growth in the macula and lead to a new treatment for wet AMD. Find out more here.


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