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29 September 2010

World Sight Day: Biologics provide new hope

World Sight Day on 14 October 2010 is about raising awareness about that most precious sense, eyesight.

World Sight Day on 14 October 2010 is about raising awareness about that most precious sense, eyesight. A very large and diverse group of vision disorders affects young and old and people from many cultures, races and ethnicities. They are collectively known as Retinal Degenerative Diseases.

There’s light at the end of the tunnel, though: The Biologics Working Group (BWG) says that great strides are being made in the area of visual disorders.

 

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