Specsavers’ OCT rollout complete

Specsavers’ rollout of OCT in New Zealand is complete, with the state-of-the-art diagnostic technology now available in every Specsavers store across the...

ASCRS reviewing CyPass study data

The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) has convened a task force to review data from the COMPASS-XT study and associated research,...

Making a spectacle ...

A study led by the University of Cologne suggests politicians are more likely to attract votes if they wear glasses. Although some research shows that...

Our journey to change

The Blind Foundation is committed to providing the right support at the right time for Kiwis’ experiencing sight loss. This has been a key driver of the...

Kovin Naidoo joins Essilor

Professor Kovin Naidoo has joined Essilor in a newly-created position as Senior Vice President of inclusive business, philanthropy and social impact. Formerly...

Scientists see how colour vision develops

Biologists at Johns Hopkins University grew human retinas from scratch to determine how cells that allow people to see in colour are made.The work, set...

Smoke gets in your eyes

Researchers say exposure to cadmium (but not lead) and smoking have been associated with increased risk for contrast sensitivity (CS) impairment in the...

Turmeric eye drops for glaucoma?

A derivative of turmeric could be used to treat the early stages of glaucoma, according to a study led by University College London (UCL) and Imperial...

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