19.11.2018

A new report reveals the wait time to get a cataract surgery in the UK is slightly better than average compared with other industrialized nations. According to this survey, NHS patients usually have to wait 73 days before receiving this common surgical procedure. The best performing country in this... Read more


15.11.2018

A new study put together by contact lens manufacturer CooperVision shows that patients often associate contacts with positive emotions. Analysts claim contacts could have a greater positive impact on mental health than glasses.Just over 420 vision patients took part in CooperVision’s analysis.... Read more


14.11.2018

A new study out of Duke University suggests immune cells known as neutrophils play a crucial role in dry eye syndrome. According to this data, optometrists could soon diagnose patients for dry eye by scanning neutrophil levels.Scientists first examined the eyes of a group of mice with allergy... Read more


13.11.2018

A new Kenyan study suggests parents are more likely to bring their child to an eye care specialist if their child receives a referral from the eye-screening app Peek versus a written hospital note. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Topical Medicine worked with 50 schools in Kenya’s... Read more


09.11.2018

A new study shows a clear correlation between hand-eye coordination skills and better performance in baseball. American scientists conducted their research on 450 athletes over the course of three Major League Baseball spring training seasons. Once they had all of the players’ hand-eye... Read more


08.11.2018

Even though special needs children are at a greater risk of developing visual disorders, they are less likely to get an eye screening when compared with normal children. That’s according to a new report put out by the charity group SeeAbility which shows that about 44 percent of children with... Read more


07.11.2018

A new Kenyan study suggests parents are more likely to bring their child to an eye care specialist if their child receives a referral from the eye-screening app Peek versus a written hospital note. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Topical Medicine worked with 50 schools in Kenya’s... Read more


05.11.2018

A new study put together by contact lens manufacturer CooperVision shows that patients often associate contacts with positive emotions. Analysts claim contacts could have a greater positive impact on mental health than glasses.Just over 420 vision patients took part in CooperVision’s analysis.... Read more


02.11.2018

A newly released meta-analysis suggests there’s a strong correlation between psychological distress and eye disease. Study authors note that people with heightened stress levels often report a poorer quality of vision and/or have sight-robbing conditions. According to their research, scientists... Read more


01.11.2018

An intriguing American-Canadian study proves wrinkles around the eyes might not be such a bad thing. According to this new research, the more wrinkles a person has, the better chance observers have believing in another’s emotions. Scientists at both the University of Miami and Western University... Read more


30.10.2018

A new Kenyan study suggests parents are more likely to bring their child to an eye care specialist if their child receives a referral from the eye-screening app Peek versus a written hospital note. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Topical Medicine worked with 50 schools in Kenya’s... Read more


29.10.2018

Israeli researchers at Bar-Ilan University are working on eye drops that use nanotechnology to correct a person’s vision. In a few decades, these Nano-Drops could treat common vision problems and eliminate the need for glasses, contacts, and laser surgery. Scientists involved in this project... Read more


26.10.2018

Even though special needs children are at a greater risk of developing visual disorders, they are less likely to get an eye screening when compared with normal children. That’s according to a new report put out by the charity group SeeAbility which shows that about 44 percent of children with... Read more


25.10.2018

Researchers from Columbia University and Texas A&M are hard at work on a safe, non-surgical procedure that could cure nearsightedness. Although still in its early phases of development, scientists are hopeful this new therapy could help correct the vision of millions of myopic patients. In this... Read more


24.10.2018

An interesting study out of China highlights the connection between healthy vision and strong academic performance. According to this new study, schoolchildren who received free eyeglasses earlier in the year had stronger grades in math than those who received them later.A group of scientists from... Read more


23.10.2018

It may come as a shock to golfing fans that Patrick Reed, the winner of the 2018 Masters, suffered a sudden loss of vision just one week before the big tournament. Without a new pair of contact lenses, Reed believes he wouldn’t have been able to top the podium this year. So the story goes, while... Read more


17.10.2018

Millions of people have made wearing contact lenses just another part of their daily routines. Unfortunately, very few contact lens users know the potential risks of wearing these lenses without taking serious hygienic precautions.Ophthalmologists are now warning contact lens users of the increased... Read more


15.10.2018

An intriguing American-Canadian study proves wrinkles around the eyes might not be such a bad thing. According to this new research, the more wrinkles a person has, the better chance observers have believing in another’s emotions. Scientists at both the University of Miami and Western University... Read more


04.10.2018

The Royal Automobile Club (RAC) just released survey results detailing the risks of bright car headlights in the UK. According to this new survey, an incredible 65 percent of UK residents admit to temporarily losing vision when oncoming headlights shine into their eyes.Perhaps even more troubling... Read more


03.10.2018

The contact lens company Visioneering Technologies Inc. recently announced it will add “Plus Power” lenses to its NaturalVue Multifocal 1-day Contacts line. Executives made this announcement at the 2018 American Optometry Association gathering in Denver. According to Visioneering Technologies’... Read more