Laser intervention slows some AMD progression

Results of an Australian clinical trial show a four-fold reduction in the rate of progression to late stage AMD in 76% of intermediate age-related macular...

Video game for visually-impaired

Researchers are testing a new computer game which they hope could hold the key to helping visually-impaired children lead independent lives. Developed...

Retinoblastoma spread stopped in cells and fish

By comparing genetic sequences in the eye tumours of children whose cancers spread with tumours that didn’t spread, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers...

Aussie malpractice attempted murder case sparks safety review

Australian medical governance bodies have welcomed the application of “the full force of the law”,  following the conviction of a medical practitioner...

Oral VPA for adRP worse than placebo

A clinical trial shows Oral Valproic Acid (VPA) used to treat vision loss in patients with autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa (adRP) is more detrimental...

New corneal “bandage"

A new therapeutic contact lens that acts as a bandage for eye surface injuries could speed up healing of previously difficult-to-treat corneal wounds.Researcher...

RANZCO apologises, pledges Indigenous commitment

The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Ophthalmologists (RANZO) has apologised “unreservedly” to Australian Indigenous ophthalmologist Dr Kristopher...

Corneal patch injects drugs

Researchers working on improving delivery methods for ocular drugs have developed a tiny eye patch with dissolving microneedles, which can easily and comfortably...

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