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...

BP Software strengthens NZ leadership

Software developer Greg Wood is joining Best Practice Software’s management team based in Hamilton. Wood will oversee delivery operations in New Zealand...

Vision Expo East

Vision Expo East at the Javits Centre New York in March, wrapped up its 32nd show reporting it once again had earned a ‘top show’ plaudit from the Trade...

Change of guard at VOSO

Long-serving Volunteer Ophthalmic Services Overseas (VOSO) board member, optometrist Michael Brown is retiring from the board, while Drs Jesse Gale and...

Charitable step-monitoring specs for US

US vision care company, VSP Global has launched new frames, with activity-tracking technology embedded inside the temples that’s designed to get you fit...

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