15.03.2017

Marine biologists have wondered for years why so-called "cock-eyed squids" (Histioteuthis heteropsis) one huge eye and another smaller eye on their heads. Today, thanks to the great work of a few scientists at Duke University, the marine biology community has a greater understanding of this odd... Read more


14.03.2017

Stem cell therapy is an extremely promising area of study, especially in the medical field. Today, there's renewed hope in the eye care community that a new form of stem cell therapy might be able to restore sight to those with late stage glaucoma.The specific stem cells used in this study were... Read more


14.03.2017

Are you reading this article with one of your numerous pairs of reading glasses on? If so, here's some good news for you. A high-tech pair of eyeglasses is now in the works that could potentially eliminate the need for both reading and driving glasses.Designed for people suffering from presbyopia,... Read more


13.03.2017

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) believe they've just invented the first hydrogel-based contact lenses that will never dry. The engineers behind this fascinating new product say they've successfully created a special layer for hydrogel contacts that help naturally... Read more


13.03.2017

A new device from Northwestern University is set to revolutionize medical scanning procedures. Officially dubbed the "Micro-ring," this resonator detector can be placed on a contact lens and detect a patient's blood flow and oxygen metabolic rate.Researchers trace the beginning of the Micro-ring... Read more


10.03.2017

One teenage Pakistani boy with a talent for popping out his eyeballs is quickly becoming an Internet superstar.Ahmed Ali, who's only 14 years old, posted a video of himself popping his eyeballs out of their sockets on some of Pakistan's most popular social media pages. Within a few hours, the video... Read more


09.03.2017

The American company Second Sight Medical Products just won a huge reimbursement deal with the German Institute for the Hospital Remuneration System . Germany's decision, announced to the public February 2nd, allows all state-approved hospitals to seek reimbursement for blind Retinitis Pigmentosa... Read more


08.03.2017

Many people love the convenience of laundry detergent pods. And, honestly, who can blame them? These pods are just great for quick and efficient cleaning. However, while these pods are extremely useful for cleaning clothes, they may come with an even larger warning label attached to them in the... Read more


07.03.2017

Neurologists have been misdiagnosing dozens of patients experiencing sudden visual loss in one eye (also called monocular vision loss) with multiple sclerosis (MS). Although the symptoms of monocular vision loss are very real, doctors are now discovering that they are not always related to MS. The... Read more


07.03.2017

Corneal refractive therapy (CRT) is nothing new, but it's only within the past few years that most nearsighted people have heard about this treatment option. Patients using CRT, also known as "corneal reshaping," put a special pair of contacts in their eyes every night and, over the course of a few... Read more


06.03.2017

An exciting training session was recently held at the brand new dry eye management/myopia research center in the center of London. The Division of Optometry and Visual Science at City, University of London, was in charge of hosting this major professional development event.This event took place... Read more


06.03.2017

A short low intensity walk may be the best thing for our overall eye health. According to new research out of California, low intensity workouts help the brain better process visual information by stimulating increased neuron production in the visual cortex.This test was conducted at the University... Read more


03.03.2017

Numerous Portuguese optometrists are now praising the British mini-scleral lenses called Comfort 15. Some eye doctors believe these contacts represent a new frontier in the treatment of corneal issues.The Comfort 15 lenses, which are designed by No. 7 Contacts, received rave reviews at the most... Read more


02.03.2017

Suspects who look directly into a policeman's eyes during a line-up are far more likely to appear guilty to law enforcement officials than those who avert their gaze. That's according to a new study put out by the University of Sydney in Australia.Participants involved in this study were first shown... Read more


01.03.2017

Results from a series of tests using an AI system designed to recognize the symptoms of congenital cataracts were recently released. These results clearly show that AI systems are able to diagnose eye diseases just as accurately as human doctors.Researchers in China named this AI system CC-Cruiser.... Read more


01.03.2017

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


27.02.2017

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


27.02.2017

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.Yapı Kredi , one of Turkey's most popular national commercial... Read more


24.02.2017

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 person's... Read more


23.02.2017

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. Laura Reece , a renowned optometrist from Hereford, England, developed this nightly treatment program called... Read more