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Portuguese Ophthalmologist wins top Harvard prize for age-related macular degeneration research

Inês Lains works at the Massachussetts Eye and Ear Hospital and has been awarded a prize from the Harvard University for the best scientific article on age-related macular degeneration, the gradual loss of vision with increasing age for those over 50.

The article refers to a new way of diagnosing the condition by studying how quickly the eye adapts to the dark.


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