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AdaptDX: The Future Of AMD Screening?
A brand new machine designed to detect age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is being used to great effect. This machine has been so effective at detecting early AMD that one enthusiastic eye doctor in Wilmington, North Carolina, hopes it will be used in all annual eye screenings in the near... Read more
Two Spanish Studies Suggest LED Screens Cause Premature Blindness
We all know that increased exposure to electronic screens is not good for our eyes. Unfortunately, new research from Spain suggests our exposure to LED screens may be even worse than previously imagined. Indeed, Spanish researchers believe we will face a global blindness epidemic if governments... Read more
Turkish Bank Unrolls First Eye-Scanning Technology In Europe
Eye scanners only used to be a thing seen in sci-fi movies. Today, one Turkish bank is making eye-scanning security a reality for thousands of people. The coolest part of this technology is that it can be used right on your mobile device.
Oxford Researchers Develop New Device For Blepharospasm Patients
Patients suffering from the blinking disorder blepharospasm may soon have a new treatment option available to them. Scientists are now working on a small device designed to soothe the patient's painful automatic over-blinking. Best of all, this tiny device can be comfortably worn right on a... Read more
One U.K. Optometrist Has Invented A Nightly Treatment For Myopia
Wearing glasses for shortsightedness could soon become a thing of the past. That's certainly what one British optometrist hopes as she unveils her amazing new nightly treatment regimen.
One South African Doctor's App Is Making A Huge Difference In Combating Blindness
One Japanese Ophthalmologist Is Working To Defeat Retinal Degeneration
As we age, most of us develop symptoms of retinal degeneration. Unfortunately, if we don't catch this disease early enough, it could lead to permanent blindness.
New Vacuum Device May Help Astronauts Combat Eye Issues
Scientists are hopeful that a new vacuum device can simulate the experience of earth-bound gravity for astronauts in outer space. If this device proves successful, many of the eye problems astronauts develop in... Read more
New Study Proves Eye Surgery Can Restore Vision To People Who Have Sustained Brain Injuries
A new study shows that vision can be restored to people who have suffered serious brain accidents and subsequent hemorrhaging in the eyes. Perhaps the most astonishing finding from this study is the fact that this surgery can be performed months after the patient's accident and s/he will still... Read more
New Stem Cell Study Shows Potential for Curing Retinal Degeneration
Japanese researchers believe they've discovered an effective way to restore vision to people suffering from late-stage retinal degeneration. Although this stem cell technique hasn't been used on humans yet, the results from mice trials are very promising.
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