Medal win in Melbourne

This year’s winner of the H Barry Collin Research Medal, Professor Erica Fletcher, is only the second woman to receive the award in its 41-year history.  The...

10,000 pairs of specs for Bhutan

Essilor and the royal government of Bhutan have officially launched their partnership to make Bhutan the first country in the world to eradicate poor vision...

Periscope specs give short people a lift

Standing on tiptoes could become a thing of the past for the vertically-challenged thanks to British designer Dominic Wilcox’s invention - periscope glasses.“I...

Moorfields consults on move

Moorfields has launched a consultation to give patients and the public a say on plans to move the hospital to a new facility in central London. The so-called...

New eye-brain centre world first

The world’s first centre dedicated to exploring the eye-brain link to detect neurological disease has been opened at the Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. The...

Diabetic retinopathy cure?

An eye drop to combat vision loss in diabetics has been developed following a 20-year study in Brazil. Around 40% of diabetes patients experience retinal...

New AMD reservoir implant

New implant technology creates a reservoir to continuously deliver medication into the eyes of people with “wet” age-related macular degeneration, improving...

Golden eye?

If James Bond wore contact lenses, chances are he’d opt for those being developed at the University of Vigo in Spain which contain gold to protect the...

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