The eradication of blindness is a major scientific goal on par with the pursuit of cures for cancer, heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease and AIDS. Common blinding diseases like age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma affect millions of people worldwide. Our researchers aim to play a leading role in the eradication of human blindness through interdisciplinary research, education, and clinical care.

The University of Iowa Institute for Vision Research

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