Tag: Research to Prevent Blindness

  • Researchers Reach New Breakthrough in Geographic Atrophy

    Researchers at the University of Kentucky, led by Dr. Jayakrishna Ambati, have reached a breakthrough regarding geographic atrophy, related to dry age-related macular degeneration. Geographic atrophy, or GA, is an as-of-yet untreatable affliction resulting from the death of retinal pigmented epithelial cells, or RPE cells. GA is a widespread cause of blindness that has affected […]