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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.
Cause of hereditary blindness discovered
Experts have discovered the cause of hereditary blindness in humans, in a development which could have major implications for thousands of people across the planet.
Human eye "can act as a compass"
A protein in the human eye can effectively act as a magnet and help to determine a person"s positioning on the earth, researchers have found in a breakthrough study.
Blindness treatment "a major step" in restoring sight
A course of treatment which helped a man to see again after 55 years has positive repercussions for the future of studies into blindness, according to one expert.
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