Quiet vehicles increase risk for vision-impaired

The increase of electric and hybrid cars on Australian roads is putting pedestrians at significant risk, particularly people who are blind or have low...

Optometry Vic and SA join forces

Optometry Australia reports two of its federated organisations, Optometry Victoria and Optometry Southern Australia will amalgamate.CEO Lyn Brodie said...

Mediterranean diet cuts AMD risk by 41%?

A new study analysing data from two large previous population-based studies shows older adults who stick to a Mediterranean diet (MeDi) may cut their risk...

Ultrathin 2D artificial retina

Scientists say they have successfully developed and tested the world’s first ultrathin artificial retina which could be a vast improvement on existing...

Insight into early AMD

The Centre for Eye Health Research in Sydney, Australia, says it has identified a potential marker for predicting drusen emergence for AMD prognostic and...

AUSCRS 2018: The most successful ever

This year’s Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (AUSCRS) meeting was held in Noosa, Queensland from October 17-20.

Aussie glaucoma implant trial

Australian biotechnology company PolyActiva has recruited patients into a Phase I clinical study designed to show its PA5108 ocular glaucoma implant is...

Deep learning spots AMD?

A Johns Hopkins University study has shown deep learning (DL) can assist in a detailed assessment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and the estimation...

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