The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) has awarded The Carter Center a grant of US$800,000 to help support an initiative to eliminate blinding trachoma in Mali and Niger. Former U.S. President...

Officials with the city of Jacareí in São Paulo State, Brazil have tested some 2,200 children for the bacterial eye infection, trachoma, which resulted in 146 positive kids, according to a Nossa Jacareí...

Though this horribly disabling disease is virtually unknown to many Americans, trachoma is responsible for an estimated 7-8 million cases of permanent blindness particularly in the Middle East and Africa. The...

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In an NIH-supported clinical trial comparing three drugs for diabetic macular edema (DME), Eylea (aflibercept) provided greater visual improvement, on average, than did Avastin (bevacizumab) or Lucentis...

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use for Lucentis (ranibizumab injection) 0.3 mg to treat diabetic retinopathy (DR) in patients with diabetic macular edema (DME). Diabetic...