Genes predict glaucoma risk?

Researchers from King’s College London, University College London, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School have identified 133 genetic variants...

Remote “eyes” for vision-impaired

Vision Australia and US-based start-up Aira have launched a new app to link vision-impaired people in New Zealand and Australia with people who can be...

Synthetic cornea wins award

Israeli biomed developer CorNeat Vision has jointly taken out the top spot in the start-up competition at the MIXiii-Biomed exhibition in Tel Aviv. The...

AI and blockchain impact pharmaceuticals

Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data and blockchain will impact the pharmaceutical industry, not only by adding value...

Breakthrough research awarded

Associate Professor Osamah Saeedi, director of clinical research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual...

Ashley Bloomfield new DG Health

Dr Ashley Bloomfield has been appointed Director-General of Health. Health Minister Dr David Clark says Bloomfield has the skills and experience to...

AI beats experts

AI can pick up a potentially devastating cause of childhood blindness automatically and more accurately than most expert physicians, says a paper published...

Coloured contacts for CVD

Dye-tinted, soft contact lenses could be a cheap and effective treatment for colour vision deficiency (CVD), reported Birmingham university researchers....

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