Organic printing inks may restore sight to blind people
May 03, 2018
A simple retinal prosthesis is under development by Tel Aviv University in Israel and Linköping University in Sweden. Fabricated using cheap and widely available organic pigments used in printing inks and cosmetics, it consists ...
AI better than most human experts at detecting cause of preemie blindness
May 03, 2018
An algorithm that uses artificial intelligence can automatically and more accurately diagnose a potentially devastating cause of childhood blindness than most expert physicians, a paper published in JAMA Ophthalmology suggests.
In retinoblastoma survivors, oculo-visual issues tied to QoL
May 02, 2018
(HealthDay)—Oculo-visual problems among adult retinoblastoma survivors are associated with patient-reported vision-targeted health-related quality of life (HRQoL), according to a study published online April 26 in JAMA ...
New diagnostic technique picks up the S in vision
May 01, 2018
A new technique that could help improve diagnosis of vision disorders has been successfully tested at the University of Bradford, UK.
A bit of dark chocolate might sweeten your vision
Apr 26, 2018
It may not replace prescription glasses, but a few bites of dark chocolate might offer a slight and temporary bump up in vision quality, new research suggests.
Fighting diabetic blindness: Researchers develop new target to study potential treatments
Apr 25, 2018
Diabetic retinopathy is a retinal microvascular disease that often causes blindness in adults who have had diabetes mellitus for 10 years or more. Estimates are that 600 million people will have some sort of diabetic retinopathy ...
Choroidal thickness changes in patients with untreated DM
Apr 23, 2018
(HealthDay)—The choroidal thickness changes in patients with untreated diabetes mellitus over time, according to a study published online April 14 in Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology.
Healthy diet, healthy eyes
Apr 20, 2018
(HealthDay)—Healthy eating may help preserve your vision as you age, eye experts say.
Spectacle lens slows myopic progression by 60 percent
Apr 19, 2018
The Defocus Incorporated Multiple Segments (DIMS) Spectacle Lens developed by the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) slowed down myopia progress by 60 percent in participating children; myopic progression halted completely ...
UA registers a more customised multifocal lens to correct presbyopia
Apr 18, 2018
University of Alicante researchers have developed a new multifocal contact lens which rests on the white part of the eye (sclera) to correct presbyopia (or tired eyesight) with a more personalised design according to the ...