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Identifying vision problems "important" in stroke patients
It is vitally important that people who have suffered a stroke are monitored for any changes in their vision, as this can severely affect their rehabilitation, experts have warned.
New contact lenses "can cure dry eyes"
A new type of contact lens has been developed which the creators claim can help to cure the symptoms of dry eyes.
Seafood "can protect the eyes"
People who regularly eat seafood may find that doing so helps to protect their vision, a new study has indicated.
New test "could catch glaucoma early"
A new test that measures the functionality of the eye"s retinal nerve cells may help to detect glaucoma early and ultimately prevent blindness, according to researchers in the US.
Eye vessel changes "indicate heart disease"
Changes to the shape of the retinal arterioles - vessels in the eyes - may be an indication that older people are at risk of a cardiovascular disease caused by air pollution, a new study has suggested.
The right nutrients "the key to good eyesight"
The key to great eyesight is consuming the right nutrients, according to a new study in Germany.
Implant coatings may change contact lens design
New research has revealed that it may be possible to permanently bind antibacterial coatings to medical devices - a development which may affect the contact lens industry.
Perceptual training "can improve vision"
The vision of older people could be improved through perceptual training, according to the latest report.
Genetic mutation "the cause of eye cancer"
A genetic mutation which causes the most common form of eye cancer has been discovered by experts in the US.
Scan identifies cause of inherited blindness
A team of researchers has identified a new transcription factor scan which identifies the genetic cause of retinitis pigmentosa, an inherited eye disorder which causes blindness.
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