AAO plans museum

The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) plans to construct the world’s first public vision and eye health museum to highlight the rich history of medical...

2018 contact lens prescribing trends

The 19th annual survey of Australian contact lens prescribing, conducted by Optometry Australia (OA) between January and April 2018, shows an increase...

Glucose-monitoring smart lens on hold

Verily and Alcon have announced they are putting their work on a smart contact lens to monitor glucose levels through the tear film on hold, saying there...

Fly eyes link DNMBP to congenital cataracts

A new study has found compelling evidence that links dynamin-binding protein (DNMBP) to congenital bilateral cataracts and severe vision loss. “We were...

Introducing the KinD21 project

“…should we institute collagen cross-linking on a routine basis, which would eliminate the need for multiple examinations under anaesthesia, anaesthesia...

New LEI centre for juvenile macular disease

The Lions Eye Institute (LEI) in Western Australia (WA) is creating a Centre of Research Excellence in Juvenile Macular Disease to spotlight an important...

Positive trial results for two DED therapies

Oyster Point Pharma says two separate Phase 2b clinical trials evaluating the company’s novel therapies for the treatment of Dry Eye Disease (DED) have...

Simple screening test for early Alzheimer’s?

Retinal imaging device manufacturer Optos and Amydis, which has developed a pipeline of compounds to detect amyloid proteins in the retina, are collaborating...

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