23.01.2017
Inotek Pharmaceutical's Stock Plummets After A Failed Trial Of Glaucoma Drug

American biotech company Inotek Pharmaceuticals is having a rough start to the New Year. A new test found that Inotek's latest drug, trabodenoson, showed no greater efficacy than a placebo. After news of Inotek's test results came in, shares of the company's stock fell by around 71 percent in one... Read more


20.01.2017
Augusta University Doctor Developing Drug For Diabetic Retinopathy

One doctor at Augusta University has received a huge grant to develop a potentially revolutionary drug for the treatment of diabetic retinopathy. Dr. Shruti Sharma, who works at the university's Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine, has received £1.2 million from the National Eye... Read more


19.01.2017
A Recent Study Reveals Novel Way To Examine The Retina For Glaucoma Prevention

A new study put out by the University of Rochester Medical Center details a brand new way for eye doctors to look at a patient's retinae. This non-invasive assessment tool may be the key to early detection of one of the most common eye diseases in the world: glaucoma.Researchers in this study... Read more


19.01.2017
According To Scientists, All Our Eyes Are Brown

Quick, what's your eye colour? If you answered anything other than "brown," then, scientifically speaking, you're wrong.A few recent studies on eye colour have conclusively shown that everyone has a certain amount of brown in their irises. Just how much brown a person has determines the colour s/he... Read more


16.01.2017
A Canadian Miner Develops A Revolutionary Technology For Early Blindness Detection

The Canadian company DIAGNOS is excited to announce its "computer assisted retinal analysis" (CARA) technology to the world. Scientists believe this new computer software can help countless people who develop blindness due to Type 2 diabetes.Perhaps the most interesting part of this story is that... Read more


16.01.2017
A California Based Company Has Developed Contacts For Digital Eye Fatigue

We all know staring at the computer screen for too long is not good for our eyes. Unfortunately for our eyes, most of us are required to look at computer screens for our jobs.Thankfully for us, CooperVision, one of the leaders in contact lens manufacturing, understands the plight of the modern day... Read more


13.01.2017
Scientist Discover Why Astronauts Experience Blurred Vision When Returning To Earth

Scientists have always wondered why astronauts experience blurred vision when returning from a space mission. After years of conjecture, many scientists believe they have found the answer to why astronauts often have visual problems upon returning to earth's surface.Researchers at the University of... Read more


12.01.2017
Samsung Owns Patent For Energy Efficient Smart Contacts

The world-famous electronics manufacturer Samsung is yet again pushing the boundaries of what we think technology can do. Recent reports have shown that the South Korean multinational has successfully filed for a patent on its own smart contact lens technology.While these patents were officially... Read more


11.01.2017
UK Researchers Discover Protein That Might Be Able To Destroy Cancer Cells In The Eyes

British researchers are celebrating revolutionary findings on how to effectively cure a rare form of eye cancer. These scientists believe the doctors of tomorrow will be able to use a protein naturally produced in the body to cause cancer cells in the eye to commit suicide before metastasis... Read more


10.01.2017
Noted American Ophthalmologist Recommends Using Avenova For Contact Lens Intolerance

Famed ophthalmologist Eric D. Donnenfeld recently published an article that's causing quite a stir in the contact lens community. Dr. Donnenfeld's article details both how serious contact lens intolerance is nowadays and one effective treatment measure.Donnenfeld opens his letter telling readers... Read more


10.01.2017
New Patent Released By Microsoft Shows Improvements For HoloLens

It has just been revealed that Microsoft is seeking a patent on new eye sensors for their popular HoloLens device. The official listing on this patent was for a capacitive. sensors for determining eye gaze direction."Executives at Microsoft believe this new gaze tracking technology will have many... Read more


09.01.2017
Japanese Researchers Prove We Can't Talk And Maintain Eye Contact

Japanese researchers have just proven that it's almost impossible to maintain eye contact with another person while struggling to find the "right word." They note that the part of the brain that deals with sustaining eye contact also deals heavily with linguistics. This makes it very difficult for a... Read more


09.01.2017
Google's New AI System Shows Promise For Diagnosing Diabetic Retinopathy

Google is stunning the world yet again. Over the past few years this tech giant has led the way in artificial intelligence (AI) research, and now a brand new AI system that Google's team has developed could prevent one of the most common diseases leading to blindness.The team at Google has been... Read more


06.01.2017
Fort Belvoir Is Now The First Military Hospital To Perform Corneal Cross-Linking

The medical staff at Fort Belvoir Community Hospital in Fort Belvoir, VA, made history this year. On November 21st, surgeons at this military hospital became the very first in the USA to perform a successful eye procedure known as corneal cross-linking.Corneal cross-linking has just been approved... Read more


05.01.2017
Facebook Buys Tech Company Zürich Eye, Hints At Partnership With Oculus

A German newspaper has recently announced that social media giant Facebook just bought the Swiss computer vision company called Zürich Eye. This news was released at the same time that Oculus, the virtual reality (VR) company owned by Facebook, said it was planning on building an engineering office... Read more


04.01.2017
Contact Lenses That Mimic Irises Revealed in San Francisco

A brand new contact lens designed to help people with iris issues was just revealed at the International Electron Devices Meeting in San Francisco. These smart contacts, which were developed by a Belgian team at the University of Ghent, are expected to help many people around the world who have... Read more


03.01.2017
 Can LED Lights Cure Alzheimer's? A New MIT Study Suggests "Yes"

Taking a look at Christmas lights may be better for your health than you think. Professors at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) now believe exposing people to bright LED lights might be able to halt the progression of Alzheimer's disease.MIT researchers put group of mice in front of a... Read more


03.01.2017
Blind Veterans U.K. Offers Hope For Britain's Finest In Their Darkest Hours

A new report is shedding light on the huge psychological toll blindness places on U.K.'s veterans. A study recently released by the charity group Blind Veterans U.K. showed that six in ten veterans report feelings of depression and isolation after being diagnosed with a serious vision problem.In... Read more


30.12.2016
A Traditional Eye Surgery Cures Blind Patients In USA

Although it may sound too good to be true, scientists now claim they can cure blindness in those who've suffered a traumatic brain injury. This surgery, officially called a vitrectomy, was able to bring many patients' vision from total darkness to 20/20 within a few months.A vitrectomy works by... Read more


29.12.2016
Wi-Fi Enabled Contact Lenses Revealed by American Professor

One American professor's invention is revolutionizing how we think of powering connectivity technology. At a recent EmTech MIT conference, Professor Shyam Gollakota showed a stunned audience a pair of contact lenses that had the ability to connect to Wi-Fi and smartphones without the use of... Read more