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# ophthalmology

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'A scandal': Almost 8,000 children waiting over a year for eye treatments
A trial in Sligo could offer a solution to long eye treatment waiting lists for children.
Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients
A new clinical trial has given hope to people with sight loss.
2,446 children on eye clinic waiting lists at Crumlin Hospital
Around 1,444 are still waiting for an appointment at the Crumlin Children’s Hospital.
Rewrite the textbooks: new layer of human eye discovered
“This is a major discovery that will mean that ophthalmology textbooks will literally need to be re-written,” said Professor Dua.
Sight loss most common fear for the over-50s
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may not as well known as other eye diseases, but it is the most common cause of registered blindness in Ireland.