Theatre offers smart glasses for the deaf

Britain’s National Theatre is offering audience members with hearing loss a service which displays captions on smart glasses during performances.The glasses...

Bionic eye restores Aussie patients’ sense of sight

Progress is being made with a bionic eye being developed in Australia, with medical researchers saying they have successfully restored a sense of vision...

ARCH aid for cataract patients

Cataract patients turned down for public hospital surgery and unable to fund their own can now have their cataracts treated for free thanks to the generosity...

Glaucoma studies and doctors’ mental health research funded

Two Flinders University eye research projects focusing on glaucoma and one looking for ways to reduce the suicide rate among doctors are among 35 new health...

Laser intervention slows some AMD progression

Results of an Australian clinical trial show a four-fold reduction in the rate of progression to late stage AMD in 76% of intermediate age-related macular...

Video game for visually-impaired

Researchers are testing a new computer game which they hope could hold the key to helping visually-impaired children lead independent lives. Developed...

Retinoblastoma spread stopped in cells and fish

By comparing genetic sequences in the eye tumours of children whose cancers spread with tumours that didn’t spread, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers...

Aussie malpractice attempted murder case sparks safety review

Australian medical governance bodies have welcomed the application of “the full force of the law”,  following the conviction of a medical practitioner...

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