Call us on 0345 319 3000
Go to page:
New treatment for Usher syndrome developed
A new treatment approach has been developed for Usher syndrome, the most common form of combined congenital deaf-blindness in humans, which affects one in 6,000 of the population.
Pioneering procedure saves youngster"s eyesight
The sight of a young girl has been saved thanks to a pioneering operation which has helped to turn her life around.
New device "can treat diabetes-related vision loss"
A drug delivery device has been developed which may help to treat people suffering from diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of vision loss among patients with diabetes.
Discovery "may change understanding of sight"
The whole perception of vision and how the eyes work may be changed by a breakthrough study by experts in the US, it has been claimed.
Gene therapy "may be extended to other eye diseases"
A form of gene therapy which was successfully trialled to treat a type of inherited blindness is to be extended to other eye conditions, experts have revealed.
Prehistoric animals "had excellent eyesight"
Animals which roamed the earth over 500 million years ago evolved at a "rapid rate" and developed amazing eyesight, according to recent research.
New tool determines vision impact on quality of life
A clever tool is now available to help establish the effect that a child"s vision has on their overall wellbeing.
Sony boss points to next generation of contact lenses
A major player at technology giant Sony has claimed that new contact lens developments may be occurring round the world as we move closer to virtual reality becoming standard.
Smart contact lenses "could provide medication"
A new type of contact lens could provide the ability for drugs to be released straight into the eye to help to treat vision problems, it has been claimed.
Quality of vision "decided well before birth"
The quality of a person"s eyesight is often decided long before they are born, a recent study carried out in the US has found.
Go to page: