From: TED Talks Daily - Friday Nov 26, 2021 01:02 pm
The science of sight -- and a breakthrough to preserve it
Preserving the gift of sight

Today's TED Talk

The science of preserving sight

14:21 minutes · TEDxChristchurch

As you get older, your eyes worsen and become susceptible to a disease called age-related macular degeneration -- the leading cause of blindness, with no cure in sight. Sharing the science of how your vision works, researcher Joshua Chu-Tan offers breakthrough insights on a lesser-known protein that could change the treatment for this disease, preserving the gift of sight for longer and improving the quality of life for millions of people.

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