Keto diet good for optic nerve

Switching mice destined to develop glaucoma to a low carbohydrate, high fat diet protects the cells of the retina and their connections to the brain from...

Common lightbulbs may promote myopia

A new study presented at the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) in Hawai’i, indicates that commercially-available light bulbs...

Flavouring slows myopia?

Results of a recent study show that citral, a lemon-tasting oil used in foods, slows the development of myopia in guinea pigs.Presenting the results of...

New at-home rehabilitation tool

Health technology company RightEye has unveiled its new EyeQ trainer, a computer-based vision rehabilitation programme which gives optometrists a tool...

3D printing becoming mainstream

Three-dimensional (3D) printing in healthcare could be as disruptive to the healthcare sector as the Internet has been to the retail sector and will become...

Bioelectricity boosts tear film

University of Michigan researchers have discovered that a boost of electrical activity in the eye’s mucous membranes may lead to new treatments for dry...

EOG glasses a diagnostic tool?

New wireless eye-tracking technology integrated into a standard pair of glasses, has been shown to significantly improve augmented reality and virtual...

Childhood blindness researcher honoured

Monash University’s Regenerative Medicines Institute’s Associate Professor James Bourne has been honoured for the most innovative project which could change...

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