Chairside reference for diabetes

Australia’s Centre for Eye Health (CFEH) has created a chairside reference which optometrists can download, print and keep handy, to help them manage diabetic...

Smart lens monitors glaucoma

A contact lens with a built-in sensor could help determine which glaucoma patients have a higher risk of disease progression. Researchers from Columbia...

Myopia progression not due to IOP?

A new study reported in the British Journal of Ophthalmology shows myopia progression in a group of Chinese school children monitored over two years was...

New river blindness drug approved

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved moxidectin as the first new treatment for river blindness in 20 years, adding new ammunition...

US$5M gift to support vision research

Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia has been given US$5 million to establish a new vision research centre, named after philanthropists Vickie and Jack Farber,...

Deformation may predict glaucoma prognosis

A recent Seoul University study has found a link between how much the lamina cribrosa - a thin, sieve-like portion of sclera at the base of the optic disc...

New direction for BHVI

Australia’s Brien Holden Vision Institute has announced a change in leadership and a shift in focus to address future needs for both the ophthalmic industry...

Australia funds diabetes screening

The Australian government’s decision to develop a national diabetes eye screening programme is a major step in the fight against diabetes-related vision...

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