19.02.2019
Oranges Can Prevent AMD, New Study Suggests

A recently published Australian study claims people who regularly eat oranges have a significantly lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Scientists believe certain antioxidant-rich flavonoids in oranges are responsible for their eye health benefits. Researchers at... Read more


14.02.2019
Oranges Can Prevent AMD, New Study Suggests

A recently published Australian study claims people who regularly eat oranges have a significantly lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Scientists believe certain antioxidant-rich flavonoids in oranges are responsible for their eye health benefits. Researchers at the... Read more


13.02.2019
Scottish Study Suggests Glasses Wearers Really Are Smarter Than Average

According to a new study out of Edinburgh University, there may be some truth to the assumption that smarter people always wear glasses.In their study, a massive team of scientists gathered genetic data from almost 350,000 people in the USA, Europe, and Australia. Investigators also measured study... Read more


07.02.2019
Mediterranean Diet Linked With Lower Risk Of AMD

A new study conducted by the European Union (EU) suggests people who eat a Mediterranean Diet have a reduced risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This research highlights the importance proper diet plays in maintaining eye health. Scientists involved in this study analyzed the... Read more


06.02.2019
Myopia Risk Increases Each Year A Child Stays In School

The longer you spend in school, the more likely you are to develop myopia. That’s according to a new study put out by the UK’s University of Bristol.In this fascinating study, researchers analyzed data from the UK Biobank specifically looking for correlations between time spent in school and the... Read more


04.02.2019
New Study Reveals How Sea Urchins See Without Eyes

A new study out of Sweden’s Lund University provides new information on how sea urchins “see” despite having no eyes. According to this study, these fascinating creatures use their feet to detect potential threats in their environment. As they observed sea urchins in a variety of tests,... Read more


31.01.2019
Pupil Dilation Could Indicate The “Aha Moment”

A new study out of Japan suggests that pupil dilation is directly related to the moment when a person has a mental breakthrough. Researchers hope this study will encourage further research into the interesting connections between our brains and our eyes. For this study, Toyohashi University of... Read more


25.01.2019
Free Online Test Predicts Eye, Hair, And Skin Colours With DNA Info

Police officers and anthropologists around the world now have a new tool to help them figure out what a person looks like with basic DNA information. Called the HIrisPlex-S system, this software could be used to determine a person’s eye, skin, and hair colours with a DNA sample.All people need to... Read more


23.01.2019
NHS Suggests Dark Chocolate May Have No Effect On Visual Health

If you’re a chocaholic, then you might want to stop reading this article right now. A new blog post written by NHS Choices criticizes an American study that suggested dark chocolate could improve sight.In the University of the Incarnate Word’s initial study, scientists took a group of 30 healthy... Read more


21.01.2019
Antidote For Snake Venom Could Treat Keratitis

Scientists at the University of Liverpool are analyzing whether an antidote used to cure venomous snakebites could help treat microbial keratitis. This new antidote could provide doctors with a safer and more effective treatment for keratitis. Professors were inspired to perform this research... Read more


17.01.2019
Visual Deficits Linked To Dyslexia, New Study Reveals

A new American study suggests dyslexic children have more visual deficiencies than non-dyslexic students. These findings could lead to a better understanding of how ophthalmologic treatments may help dyslexia patients. Scientists from Harvard Medical School and the Boston Children’s Hospital... Read more


15.01.2019
Most UK Drivers Don’t Have An Issue Leaving Glasses At Home

A disturbing new found that most UK drivers don’t believe leaving eyeglasses at home is a big deal if they are only going on a short drive. According to this data, UK drivers were most likely to leave spectacles or contacts at home if they were going on a drive near home, the weather was nice,... Read more


07.01.2019
New Survey Suggests UK Residents Don’t Know The Importance Of UV Protection

The UK charity Fight for Sight released results from a recent survey that suggest most UK residents aren’t wearing proper UV-protection on a regular basis. Charity workers hope this data will better inform the public on the eye health benefits of wearing approved sunglasses when outside, even when... Read more


27.12.2018
Doctors Find Link Between Common Eye Disorders And Dementia

A new study out of the University of Washington suggests there’s a correlation between Alzheimer’s disease and eye disorders like glaucoma,age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. Researchers believe this data could help doctors better predict a person’s susceptibility... Read more


20.12.2018
Mediterranean Diet Linked With Lower Risk Of AMD

A new study conducted by the European Union (EU) suggests people who eat a Mediterranean Diet have a reduced risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This research highlights the importance proper diet plays in maintaining eye health. Scientists involved in this study analyzed the... Read more


19.12.2018
Aerobic Exercise Could Reduce IOP And Help Glaucoma Patients

New research out of Pacific University Oregon suggests that regular aerobic exercise could significantly improve eye health. Specifically, researchers believe exercise could be used to naturally lower intraocular pressure (IOP), thereby reducing the risk of glaucoma. This fascinating study was a... Read more


18.12.2018
Japan Will Change Colours In Heat Index To Help Colourblind Patients

Japan’s Ministry of Environment recently announced it will be making big changes to the country’s colour-coding system. Ministry members hope these changes will help people suffering from colourblindness distinguish temperature readings across the nation. This announcement comes as Japan is... Read more


14.12.2018
Scottish Study Suggests Glasses Wearers Really Are Smarter Than Average

According to a new study out of Edinburgh University, there may be some truth to the assumption that smarter people always wear glasses.In their study, a massive team of scientists gathered genetic data from almost 350,000 people in the USA, Europe, and Australia. Investigators also measured study... Read more


13.12.2018
Google Glass Could Help Autistic Children

An app that uses Google Glass technology has shown promise helping autistic children interpret the emotions of others. Researchers hope their new software will soon be a standard therapy in the treatment of this increasingly common developmental disorder. Stanford University scientists tested their... Read more


12.12.2018
What Red Nose? Reindeer Don’t Have Colour Vision, New Study Shows

Even if Rudolph had a red nose, his reindeer friends wouldn’t have been able to see it.According to recent research from the UK, all reindeer suffer from poor colour vision.Scientists working at Exeter University say reindeer have evolved a particularly strongultraviolet vision at the expense of... Read more