Snap releases Spectacles v2

Snap recently released the new version of Spectacles, its (more-or-less) hands-free camera, with new features for taking photos and better water resistance....

Tiny implant changes brain patterns

Researchers in Japan have developed what they say is the world’s smallest and lightest wireless optical neural stimulator. Optogenetics uses light to change...

Auto-focusing electronic CLs

US-based E-Vision Smart Optics unveiled a prototype version of its electronic contact lens system to demonstrate the lenses’ ability to electronically...

Glowing lens for diabetics?

California Institute of Technology researchers have developed a contact lens which may help diabetics’ sight by providing more light to the eye’s rod cells...

Eye disease progression app

FocalView, a new app from Novartis, uses patients’ self-recorded measurements to help researchers track disease progression in clinical trials. Created...

Dubious evidence for digital lens benefits

A review of eight studies by the Cochrane Review Group found limited evidence that glasses designed for computer use improve eye strain or headaches. “Progressive...

HDC report released

The New Zealand Health and Disability Commission (HDC) has released a report finding the Southern District Health Board (DHB) breached the Code of Health...

Change of guard at VOSO

Long-serving Volunteer Ophthalmic Services Overseas (VOSO) board member, optometrist Michael Brown is retiring from the board, while Drs Jesse Gale and...

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