Scientists explore potential new ways to prevent and treat optic nerve hypoplasia

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As the number of children born with a vision-impairing condition known as optic nerve hypoplasia (ONH) increases, scientists with the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC are investigating potential ways to prevent and treat the disease.

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