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Majority of exotropia sufferers "will become near-sighted"
The vast majority of people suffering from the eye condition exotropia, a form of strabismus, will become near-sighted within the next 20 years, according to new research.
Gene therapy "may prevent blindness"
A new study has revealed that gene therapy may be used to prevent an eye condition which can lead to future blindness.
Eye condition linked to breathing disorder
A new UK study has established a link between the breathing disorder sleep apnoea and a hard-to-diagnose condition known as floppy eye syndrome (FES).
Vitamin E contact lenses could help glaucoma treatment
>Contact lenses with vitamin E could help deliver medication to treat glaucoma as they would effectively extend the amount of time a medication bathes an afflicted eye.
University of Ulster offers "telescopic glasses"
The University of Ulster"s Optometry Clinic is offering a new kind of telescopic glasses that can significantly improve the vision of people with eyesight defects.
Avastin helps save eyesight of two patients
Patients are having their eyesight saved thanks to the innovative use of the drug Avastin, contact lens wearers have learned.
Retina implant findings revealed
Retina Implant has seen some results from its first human clinical trial, with 11 patients who lost their sight due to retinitis pigmentosa (RP) taking part.
Certain people "should be wary of 3D films"
Even though most contact lens wearers should not have problems watching 3D films, there are some people that should be wary of such flicks.
Contact lenses "could help doctors diagnose diabetes problems"
A new development in contact lens technology could see the end of diabetes sufferers having to constantly check their blood sugar levels.
Possible relationship between HRT and cataracts discovered
Contact lens wearers may be interested in research emanating from Sweden which has identified a possible link between hormone replacement therapy (HRT), the popular postmenopausal medication, and incidences of cataracts.
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