New OCT algorithm

A new technique for identifying and diagnosing damage to the human retina has been awarded ‘Best Student Paper’ at the Bioimaging 2018 conference in Portugal.

Vitamin B3 for glaucoma?

Researchers from the Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) have started a six-month clinical trial to see if high-dose vitamin B3 (nicotinamide) can...

Retina scans and AI detect heart disease

Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily are assessing a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning and retina scans.Using...

Start-up makes vision care more accessible

After six years in development, eight product iterations and clinical studies involving 1,500 patients across five countries, a Massachusetts Institute...

Collaboration helps glaucoma care

A collaborative clinic at the University of New South Wales Centre for Eye Health, where optometrists and ophthalmologists work side-by-side, is providing...

Artificial photoreceptors restore sight

A Fudan University team in China has developed artificial photoreceptors to replace diseased and no longer functioning rod and cone cells within the retina.A...

CLs with built-in telescope

An international collaboration of scientists has created a contact lens (CL) which can shift between magnified and normal vision. The lens, which increases...

Goggles for glaucoma

A new portable brain-computer interface, nGoggle, is proving promising for assessing visual function loss in glaucoma patients, said co-inventor Professor...

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