Cold as ocular anaesthetic alternative

A team from the University of Michigan has completed the first clinical trial of a device which can rapidly cool the eye to significantly improve patient...

Eye movement linked to reaction time

Researchers are helping to explain why some people anticipate and react to fast-moving objects much quicker than others.When Collingwood footballer Jeremy...

"Eye Bonds" to speed US eye treatments?

Bipartisan cosponsors in the US have introduced a new bill to the House of Representatives which, if passed, will see the creation of “Eye Bonds” to finance...

Boost for cornea repair pen

Australian researchers developing a hand-held 3D printing pen which could revolutionise the treatment of corneal diseases and injuries have been given...

Dry AMD treatment trial fast tracked

A promising treatment being trialled for geographic atrophy (GA) or advanced dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD) has been given fast track designation...

Microsoft patents blood pressure specs

Microsoft has entered the tech giants’ battle for smart glasses-based health applications, filing a patent for a wearable device called Glabella, that...

Primary school myopia intervention for Chinese?

The incidence of myopia among Chinese students based on refraction without cycloplegia is among the highest of any cultural or ethnic group and a new study...

Strabismus surgery improves psychiatric symptoms in teens

Turkish researchers have found that surgery for strabismus improves psychiatric symptoms in adolescents.  The group, lead by Dr Serdar Ozates, in the Dr...

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