Drink to detect eye disease

Moorfields Eye Hospitals in Dubai and Abu Dhabi have developed a sweet drink that delivers a coloured dye to the retina, to help doctors diagnose retinal...

Hereditary eye disease progress

Researchers from Columbia University have developed a new technique for the powerful gene editing tool CRISPR to restore retinal function in mice afflicted...

Snap releases Spectacles v2

Snap recently released the new version of Spectacles, its (more-or-less) hands-free camera, with new features for taking photos and better water resistance....

Tiny implant changes brain patterns

Researchers in Japan have developed what they say is the world’s smallest and lightest wireless optical neural stimulator. Optogenetics uses light to change...

Auto-focusing electronic CLs

US-based E-Vision Smart Optics unveiled a prototype version of its electronic contact lens system to demonstrate the lenses’ ability to electronically...

Glowing lens for diabetics?

California Institute of Technology researchers have developed a contact lens which may help diabetics’ sight by providing more light to the eye’s rod cells...

Eye disease progression app

FocalView, a new app from Novartis, uses patients’ self-recorded measurements to help researchers track disease progression in clinical trials. Created...

Dubious evidence for digital lens benefits

A review of eight studies by the Cochrane Review Group found limited evidence that glasses designed for computer use improve eye strain or headaches. “Progressive...

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