Dyslexia: vision deficits research

New research has shown that deficits in visual function are more frequent in children with developmental dyslexia.

Motion sickness specs

Citroën has launched a zany-looking pair of glasses which it says cures motion sickness (kinetosis).

Smart specs for seniors

New smart specs for seniors, to help them get around and contact family members, have been developed by California-based company IngenioSpec.

oDocs nets Saudi deal

Dunedin-based oDocs Eye Care has signed its first international partnership with Riyadh’s King Saud University, the biggest medical university in the Arab...

Eye test may detect very early Alzheimer’s

A Washington University School of Medicine study published in JAMA Ophthalmology suggests patients with preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) have retinal...

AAO recommends shingles vaccine for 50-ups

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) now recommends that people age 50 and older get the shingles vaccine – 10 years younger than a previous recommendation.Nearly...

Microdosing beats drops

A clinical study has demonstrated the effectiveness of high-precision microdosing to administer topical medications  accurately and effectively to the...

Ocular syphilis on the rise

A new study warns increasing numbers of people in industrialised countries are at risk of permanent damage to their vision as ocular syphilis is re-emerging...

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