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MIT Researchers Develop Incredibly Strong Contact Lenses
Eye Company Second Sight Reaches Reimbursement Deal With Germany
The American company Second Sight Medical Products just won a huge reimbursement deal with the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System . Germany's decision, announced to the... Read more
AdaptDX: The Future Of AMD Screening?
A brand new machine designed to detect age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is being used to great effect. This machine has been so effective at detecting early AMD that one enthusiastic eye doctor in Wilmington, North Carolina, hopes it will be used in all annual eye screenings in the near... Read more
Oxford Researchers Develop New Device For Blepharospasm Patients
Patients suffering from the blinking disorder blepharospasm may soon have a new treatment option available to them. Scientists are now working on a small device designed to soothe the patient's painful automatic over-blinking. Best of all, this tiny device can be comfortably worn right on a... Read more
One Japanese Ophthalmologist Is Working To Defeat Retinal Degeneration
As we age, most of us develop symptoms of retinal degeneration. Unfortunately, if we don't catch this disease early enough, it could lead to permanent blindness.
New Vacuum Device May Help Astronauts Combat Eye Issues
Scientists are hopeful that a new vacuum device can simulate the experience of earth-bound gravity for astronauts in outer space. If this device proves successful, many of the eye problems astronauts develop in... Read more
New Study Proves Eye Surgery Can Restore Vision To People Who Have Sustained Brain Injuries
A new study shows that vision can be restored to people who have suffered serious brain accidents and subsequent hemorrhaging in the eyes. Perhaps the most astonishing finding from this study is the fact that this surgery can be performed months after the patient's accident and s/he will still... Read more
New Stem Cell Study Shows Potential for Curing Retinal Degeneration
Japanese researchers believe they've discovered an effective way to restore vision to people suffering from late-stage retinal degeneration. Although this stem cell technique hasn't been used on humans yet, the results from mice trials are very promising.
New Digital Photography May Help Enhance Glaucoma Screenings
A brand new digital photographic technique could help doctors better predict eye diseases. In particular, this new type of medical photography could help with glaucoma screenings.
Microsoft Shares AI Software With A Powerful Indian Eye Care Institute
Microsoft is using its latest innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning to help ophthalmologists diagnose and treat millions of eye patients in the Republic of India. Although the tech giant admits that its new tech is no replacement for visiting an eye doctor, Microsoft... Read more
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