Bioelectricity boosts tear film

University of Michigan researchers have discovered that a boost of electrical activity in the eye’s mucous membranes may lead to new treatments for dry...

EOG glasses a diagnostic tool?

New wireless eye-tracking technology integrated into a standard pair of glasses, has been shown to significantly improve augmented reality and virtual...

Childhood blindness researcher honoured

Monash University’s Regenerative Medicines Institute’s Associate Professor James Bourne has been honoured for the most innovative project which could change...

Macula implant eye changes

Okayama University researchers have successfully implanted dye-based prosthetic films in monkey eyes, a step towards producing implants which could replace...

First 3D-printed human cornea

Scientists at Newcastle University in the UK have 3D-printed the first human corneas providing hope of an alternative to the limited supply of donated...

Not everyone loves LASIK

It’s widely accepted that patients undergoing LASIK surgery are happy with the results, but the New York Times says that might not be the case. Based...

Blind gamers on level playing field

Blind gamers may soon be able to play racing video games on a level footing with sighted players, using a device which turns a visual display into sound.Columbia...

25 years of PHARMAC

It’s 25 years since the establishment of the Pharmaceutical Management Agency, PHARMAC. “I’m delighted PHARMAC has reached this significant milestone....

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