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Israeli company raised $12m. to make multifocal technology accessible for millions

Addon's proprietary technology combines ordinary off-the-shelf lenses with a flexible lens to create a high-quality, full-function multifocal lens.


Red light exposure during morning hours improves declining eyesight - study

Researchers found that participants' color contrast vision improved by about 17% after their eyes were exposed to red light.


Toxic DNA buildup in eyes with macular degeneration can cause blindness - study

Macular degeneration affects around 200 million people worldwide. Geographic atrophy is age-related and destroys the light-sensing portion of the eye.

DR. BENZION SILVERSTONE of Shaare Zedek Medical Center examines a patient.

Study suggests lazy eye far more common among Israel's ultra-Orthodox

Researchers from the Hebrew University and doctors from the IDF and Hadassah-University Medical Center tracked the prevalence of lazy eye among 1.5 million Israeli teens.


Can COVID cause blindness?

Recently, a coronavirus patient was temporarily blinded in one eye. Why did this happen?

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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine linked to rare cases of eye inflammation - study

Twenty-one people developed anterior uveitis and two developed Multiple Evanescent White Dot Syndrome (MEWDS).

Israeli firm EyeYon Medical tech receives expedited approval process

The device is the first ophthalmic device in the world to have received both China's innovative device designation and the US FDA's Breakthrough Device Designation.

Hadassah ophthalmologist first Israeli to win top ARVO award

Prof. Jacob Peer, head of the Onco-Ophthalmology department at Hadassah, won the Joanne G. Angle award.

Israeli firm EyeYon Medical finishes $25m. round of funding

The new capital will let them expand clinical trials for their innovative synthetic corneal implant.

Israeli doctors restore sight for Azeri soldiers hurt in war with Armenia

The doctors primarily operated in the field of oculoplasty and carried out procedures such as eye socket restoration and eyelid surgery.

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