Handheld ophthalmoscope sees individual photoreceptors

Researchers have developed and demonstrated the first handheld ophthalmology instrument with resolution-boosting adaptive optics technology that can image...

No more taping eyes closed

Patients in the ICU or undergoing surgery now have an alternative to adhesive tape to keep their eyes closed to prevent eye desiccation or injury. The...

Eye diseases predict Alzheimer's

Patients who develop age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, or glaucoma are up to 50% more at risk of also developing Alzheimer's disease,...

1st Group eyes ophthalmology

After taking the Australasian optometry market by storm, 1st Group, the parent company of online booking and patient referral software platform MyHealth1st,...

An eye for music

Mercury Bay optometrist Brett Howes has written and released his latest composition Lovelight, sung by New Zealand singer-song writer and Kiwi Indie music...

Immune response contributes to glaucoma?

Immune cells that developed in the eye in response to early exposure to bacteria are a key contributor to progressive vision loss from glaucoma, a research...

Insight into retinal regulatory genes

Researches at Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, and the Hospital for Sick Children have developed a new platform that enables them...

FDA approves Oxervate (cenegermin)

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug, Oxervate (cenegermin), for the treatment of neurotrophic keratitis, a rare disease...

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