Contact lenses dispense drugs

New, drug-eluting soft contact lens technology has been shown to deliver a number of different drugs directly to the eye and may soon improve post-operative...

Honorary doctorate for Kovin Naidoo

Professor Kovin Naidoo, CEO of Brien Holden Vision Institute, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by the State University of New York...

OCT2 module heads to space station

Heidelberg Engineering says its next-generation SPECTRALIS OCT2 module is headed for the International Space Station (ISS). NASA launched the module...

Genes predict glaucoma risk?

Researchers from King’s College London, University College London, Massachusetts Eye and Ear and Harvard Medical School have identified 133 genetic variants...

Remote “eyes” for vision-impaired

Vision Australia and US-based start-up Aira have launched a new app to link vision-impaired people in New Zealand and Australia with people who can be...

Synthetic cornea wins award

Israeli biomed developer CorNeat Vision has jointly taken out the top spot in the start-up competition at the MIXiii-Biomed exhibition in Tel Aviv. The...

AI and blockchain impact pharmaceuticals

Disruptive technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), big data and blockchain will impact the pharmaceutical industry, not only by adding value...

Breakthrough research awarded

Associate Professor Osamah Saeedi, director of clinical research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Department of Ophthalmology and Visual...

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