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Florida scientists make night blindness breakthrough
Recent reports by scientists in the US have shed light on an important function of the eyes and how they work, which could have a significant impact on future research into treatments for eye conditions.
Brain Cells That Sense Vision Can Switch Between Eyes
There is an area of the brain called the visual cortex, and it’s responsible to interpreting the signals sent to it from the eyes via the optic nerve.
Are some people immune to eye disease?
People who suffer from diabetes not only have to contend with the management of the condition, but they are also at an elevated risk of developing a number of health problems, including diabetic retinopathy (DR).
Special contact lenses repair damaged eyes
A unique type of contact lens has been used to help grow new stem cells that can repair damaged sight and bring hope to thousands.
Eye Muscles Less Affected By ALS Than Other Muscles Throughout The Body
Researchers at Umeå University in Sweden have released the results of a study that focused on the effects of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) on different muscles throughout the body.
Using cheaper eye drugs "increases risk of problems"
In recent years, two drugs have been formulated to treat wet age-related macular degeneration (AMD) - one of the leading causes of blindness in the western world - namely Lucentis and Avastin.
Stem cell therapy may lead to new eye treatments
Experts in Japan have published a recent study that suggests a new treatment option for eye disease may be possible, thanks to breakthrough stem cell research.
Demanding computer work "increases eye strain"
People who regularly spend time in front of a computer carrying out visually demanding tasks are at a greater risk of eye strain, a new report suggests.
Passive smoking may lead to hyperopia
A child's risk of developing the eye condition hyperopia may be increased if their parents smoke and they are frequently in a smoke environment, a new study has suggested.
Women"s need for contact lenses "is not genetic"
Over the years, many different studies have corroborated with each other in confirming that women require glasses or contact lenses for reading earlier than men.
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