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New driving aid "may help blind people"
The technology behind a new type of device to assist people when they are driving could also be used to help blind pedestrians, it has been suggested.
Study to explore safety of CXL
A new study will explore the safety and effectiveness of corneal collagen crosslinking (CXL) using Riboflavin/Dextran and Hypotonic Riboflavin in patients with progressive keratoconus and corneal ectasia.
Could glasses and contact lenses soon be things of the past?
Scientists have discovered a gene that is thought to cause short-sightedness, potentially paving the way for curative treatments to put an end to one of the world"s most-common eye disorders. So, could this condemn glasses and contact lenses to the... Read more
Antiviral therapy "can halt HSV"
A course of oral antiviral medication following infection with the herpes simplex virus (HSV) may help to reduce the risk of recurring eye-related manifestations of the disease, a new report claims.
Gene "could lead to myopia treatments"
A new study has uncovered a gene associated with myopia, or nearsightedness, in Caucasian people from several different regions, including the Netherlands, Britain and Australia.
Special coating "could enable long-term contact lens wear"
A special type of coating may enable people to wear contact lenses for far longer than they usually do, one expert has claimed.
Researchers develop "revolutionary" eye cancer treatment
A revolutionary new treatment for eye cancer has been formulated by experts in the US, who claim it may improve outcomes for patients undergoing radiotherapy.
Biosynthetic corneas "can restore vision"
A new type of biosynthetic cornea can help to restore vision to people with major sight problems, experts have claimed.
Secret to Fuchs corneal dystrophy is unlocked
Experts believe they have found the gene responsible for the development of the eye condition Fuchs corneal dystrophy.
Artificial corneas: New hope for the partially sighted?
Partial sightedness is an unfortunate condition which affects millions of people in the UK and across the globe. But thanks to a recent scientific breakthrough, those suffering loss of vision as a result of scarred or clouded corneas could potentially be offered a lifeline.
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