Australia's first genetic eye disease clinic opens

The first Australian genetic testing clinic focused on patients with hereditary eye conditions has opened in Melbourne. Opening the new Ocular Genetics...

Precision medicine for NZ diabetics?

Participants are being recruited for a New Zealand study aiming to identify which personal factors predict people’s response to two different diabetes...

FDA releases AI white paper

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a white paper as the first step to a new regulatory framework for developing safe and effective...

Dry eye plagues heavy screen users

Extended screen time is reducing the normal blink rate by 60%, contributing to dry eye syndrome, a doctor has said following office workers reporting concerns...

Intra-corneal microlens - positive six-month results

Patients implanted with an intra-corneal microlens in one eye showed significant improvement in near vision and little deterioration in distance vision...

Cigarette smoking damages vision: study

Rutgers University researchers say smoking more than 20 cigarettes a day can damage vision. A study, published in Psychiatry Research, looked at how participants...

ARVO Foundation’s new uveitis fellowship

The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation has announced a new fellowship for early-career researchers investigating uveitis...

Plant chemical to treat ocular blood vessels?

Chemical compounds found in plants could hold the answer to treating an array of blindness-causing ocular disorders, a collaborative study by Indiana University...

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