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Scotland Will Continue To Offer Free Eye Exams
The people of Scotland have cause for celebration. No, the Loch Ness Monster was not spotted yet. However, Scottish citizens will have the best eyesight in the world should the infamous monster ascends to our mortal realm. That's because Rona Mackay, a Member of the Scottish Parliament in the... Read more
Researches Determine the Perfect Amount of Time to Hold Eye Contact
Researchers in Britain have determined the ideal length of time for two people to hold eye contact with one another before it begins to feel uncomfortable.
Researchers in Montréal Discover More About Cannabinoids Link With Night Vision
Researchers at Montréal's McGill University have just made an important contribution to the growing body of knowledge on how cannabinoids affect vision. In their most recent test, Canadian scientists studied how the eyes of tadpoles reacted to cannabinoid exposure. Interestingly, they found that... Read more
Eye Tracking Technology Will Watch Over the Drivers of the Future
Automakers around the world have realised that the traditional driver monitoring systems (DMS) will not cut it in an age where cars increasingly become responsible for driving themselves. Current DMS can monitor a driver's mental state only by taking in information from their handling of the... Read more
Rainbow Research: A New Field Of Study For the Sciences
For millennia, humans around the world have been inspired and fascinated by rainbows. Today, even hard-core scientists are shouting with joy whenever they spy a rainbow in the sky. Instead of taking selfies, however, most of these scientists are breaking out their remote sensors to gain a deeper... Read more
The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital is Heading to Asia in September
The Orbis Flying Eye Hospital, an international nonprofit organisation, takes a unique approach to delivering high-quality eye surgery to people around the world. The hospital, which is currently located in Silicon Valley, is on a converted airplane in which the back has been transformed into a... Read more
Pokemon GO Contact Lenses?
Pokemon Go exploded over this summer in a way no app before it has done. In less than a week it was everywhere. People are now chasing the creatures all over the place.
New Drug Dispensing Contact Lenses Can Help Glaucoma Patients Reduce Eye Pressure
The days of prescribing daily eye drops for glaucoma patients may be coming to an end. A recent study carried out at Harvard Medical School has found that contact lenses with drug-dispensing capabilities are just as effective as... Read more
A New Test Out Of London Could Revolutionize Parkinson's Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
Parkinson's disease is one of the most debilitating long-term illnesses known to man. Unfortunately, most people do not realize they have this disease until the more serious symptoms occur. Some of these symptoms include muscle stiffness, shaking hands, balance problems, and impaired speech. A... Read more
Curing the Colourblind: The New Glasses That Help People With Red-Green Colour Blindness
Colour is such a powerful thing to behold. Especially in our age of technological innovation, colours are constantly bombarding our eyes with startling vividness. But for some people, the full richness of our colourful universe cannot be fully appreciated. Indeed, for these people, even the grand... Read more
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