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New Research Looks Into Why Marijuana Improves Night Vision
A few remarkable articles have recently been published linking the consumption of marijuana with increased night vision. Fishermen around the world have been telling the medical establishment for years that marijuana helps them navigate their boats at night, but only recently have scientists been... Read more
Oregon State Researchers Device Nanostructured Glucose Sensing Contacts
Nanotechnology experts have become increasingly interested in developing new nanomaterials to help diabetic patients keep track of their blood sugar levels. Most recently, researchers at Oregon State University (OSU) have successfully put a glucose sensor into a pair of contact lenses. Although... Read more
Pennsylvania's Center for Vision Loss Hosts "A Taste of the Shadows" Blindfolded Dinner
The Center for Vision Loss recently held their annual A Taste of Shadows event at the Green Pond Country Club in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Attendees at this event all had to wear blindfolds with... Read more
Researchers In Manchester Discover Genetic Mutations in a Specific Strand of Macular Degeneration
British scientists have just discovered two genetic mutations that directly trigger a certain kind of macular degeneration prevalent in men. These researchers are very hopeful that their work will help eye doctors formulate new therapies to help treat this specific strand of macular... Read more
Fighting River Blindness in 2016
River Blindness is a plague which affects millions of people annually, mostly in Africa but also in Latin America.
Gene Therapies And Stem Cell Research On The Eyes Is Increasing
Many scientists are now interested in studying possible gene therapies and stem cell treatments on the eyes. A few reasons why these researchers love working with the eyes include the facts that testing an eye is minimally invasive, it is easy to get at the eyes, and the structure of the eyeball... Read more
Glasgow Hosts An Event To Encourage African-Scots To Get Eye Exams
The Royal National Institute of Blind People RNIB in Scotland organized a special event to raise awareness on the importance of regular eye exams for African-Scots. This event was held at Glasgow Caledonian University on Cowcaddens Road.
Google Buys Eye-Tracking Company Eyefluence
Google just bought the eye-tracking company Eyefluence executives announced this deal on their official blog on October 25th. Although they could not go into specifics behind the deal, all the... Read more
New Article Suggests Keeping Both Eyes Open Whenever Taking A Shot
It's a commonly held assumption that by closing one eye a person can vastly improve the accuracy of his/her shot. Even inexperienced marksman close one eye in the hopes that this age old custom will somehow magically help their aim. But is this time-honored tradition really all that... Read more
New PBS Documentary "Sight: The Story Of Vision" Gets The Red Carpet Treatment
The red carpet premiere for the documentary SIGHT: The Story of Vision took place in Los Angeles recently. This premiere didn't take place on just any old day; it actually took place on a very special date: October 13th.
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