Robot optical assistants?

Taking pride of place in Silmo Paris’ “Next” area this year was a cute robot - well the face design on the monitor was cute - from Paris-based artificial...

Transforming eye care with AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) has delivered remarkable achievements: near human-level image classification, handwriting transcription and speech recognition....

SMH, treating retinal breaks and hypersonic vitrectomy

Sub-macular haemorrhage in neovascular AMD; Prophylactic treatment of retinal breaks; Ultrastructural and histopathologic findings after pars plana vitrectomy...

Stars and their eyes… Zuckerberg, Clinton and every one-in-12 men

What do Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Clinton, Prince William Windsor and actor Eddie Redmayne have in common? They’re all men and they’re all colour blind, something...

Beauty backlash

As a glasses-wearer I find I am forever in search of the best solution to wearing fake eyelashes or eyelash extensions with specs. My quest stems from...

Assessing FALK

Anterior lamellar keratoplasty (ALK) has always been an attractive option for treating anterior corneal pathology, such as scars following trauma or infectious...

ISCEV 2018 Technical Teaching Symposium

Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to attend the ISCEV (International Society for Clinical Electrophysiology of Vision) clinical teaching symposium...

SILMO 2018: A kaleidoscope of colour, shapes and style

Silmo Paris certainly lived up to its new slogan, “so much more than a fair”. With 965 exhibitors, including 230 new ones plus the return of De Rigo and...

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