Ashley Bloomfield new DG Health

Dr Ashley Bloomfield has been appointed Director-General of Health. Health Minister Dr David Clark says Bloomfield has the skills and experience to...

AI beats experts

AI can pick up a potentially devastating cause of childhood blindness automatically and more accurately than most expert physicians, says a paper published...

Coloured contacts for CVD

Dye-tinted, soft contact lenses could be a cheap and effective treatment for colour vision deficiency (CVD), reported Birmingham university researchers....

Dark chocolate good for sight?

New research suggests dark chocolate could sharpen vision. The randomised, single-masked crossover design study by the University of the Incarnate Word...

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...

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