Statins lower glaucoma risk

Harvard Medical School researchers found regular statin use reduces the risk of developing primary open angle glaucoma (POAG), while higher cholesterol...

IOL constants database ready for use

Refractive surgeons can now freely access information on IOL constants from an online database, IOLCon, that continuously compiles and optimises the data.

Stars and their eyes: Helen Keller

On 27 June we celebrate the memory of Helen Keller. Blind and deaf, she defeated overwhelming odds to become an internationally recognised author and lecturer...

Trump’s foetal tissue ban “a step back for science”

The scientific community has erupted in protest against US President Donald Trump’s abrupt halt on foetal tissue research, calling it a “step backward...

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MAR vision loss restored

In the first study of its kind, researchers from Surrey University and Moorfields Eye Hospital have successfully tested a new treatment for melanoma-associated...

Where do your patients put their specs?

A Florida ophthalmologist has patented a simple solution to an everyday problem for eye care professionals - a safe place for patients to put their specs...

Visual impairment linked to cognitive decline

Research shows an association between cognitive decline and vision impairment among older Americans.  Analysis found that among adults aged 45 years and...

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