20.12.2016
 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


19.12.2016
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


19.12.2016
Amazon Announces New X-Ray Feature, Extended Black Friday Sales, and Increase In UK Seasonal Workers

New technology from Amazon is about to make us all Supermen. The online retailer Amazon has just announced that all of their customers now have the ability to see through their packages using x-ray scanners on their smartphones.This new feature is simply called "Package X-ray" and it can be used on... Read more


16.12.2016
MIT Researchers Discover New Method of Treatment For Lazy Eye

A brand new MIT Study on animals with lazy eye is showing promise for the future treatment of the common eye disorder. The procedure used on these animals has been called a "retina reboot" by members of the eye care community.Researchers put a small drop of an anesthetic in the eyes of animals... Read more


16.12.2016
 Morocco Honored By World Health Organization For Eliminating Trachoma

The World Health Organization (WHO) is honoring the North African nation of Morocco this year for a major public health achievement. Members of the WHO praise Morocco's successful efforts to get rid of the eye disease trachoma.Trachoma is an infectious eye disease that can lead to blindness if not... Read more


15.12.2016
New Microscope At Oxford University Shows Great Potential

Professors at the University of Oxford have designed a brand new microscope to help surgeons perform eye surgery on their patients. Although this special microscope is only being used in trials right now, doctors are hopeful this technology can help people around the world with a wide variety of... Read more


15.12.2016
 New Video Game Show Promise In Helping Children With Lazy Eye

Ophthalmologists are hopeful that a brand new app could help thousands of children who suffer from lazy eye. Recent results measuring the efficacy of this app shows great promise for the future treatment of this disease.This app was tested at the Retina Foundation of the Southwest in Dallas, Texas.... Read more


14.12.2016
US Researchers Believe Retina Scans Can Lead To Early Alzheimer's Detection

An amazing new study conducted in the USA suggests that ophthalmologists may be able to tell if a person is susceptible to Alzheimer's disease from an simple eye exam. To be more specific, researchers discovered that the presence of toxic tau and inflammation in a person's retinae could signal the... Read more


14.12.2016
 Wide Receiver Khaneil Bruce Pursues NFL Dreams Despite Losing Sight In His Left Eye

Khaneil Bruce only ever wanted to become one thing: a professional football player. Even though Bruce lost sight in one of his eyes recently, he has told reporters that he will never give up on this dream.Bruce was brought up in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the famous home of Harvard. Times were very... Read more


09.12.2016
Cambridge Consultants Design a Robot Capable Of Performing Cataract Surgery

A brand new machine is making it a whole lot easier for eye surgeons to perform cataract surgery. This new robot, which operates using micro-scale movements, was developed by the UK-based Cambridge Consultants Cambridge Consultants. This robot has two very tiny arms with even smaller pincers on top... Read more


08.12.2016
Contamac Gets FDA Approval to Launch Tangible Hydra-PEG Contacts

The FDA has just cleared a brand new contact lens technology that is sure to disrupt the specialty contact lens market. The technology is called Tangible Hydra-PEG coating, and it will first be released in the USA.Tangible Hydra-PEG coating refers to a very thin sheet of polyethylene glycol (PEG)... Read more


07.12.2016
Tesco Orders Recall On Bausch & Lomb Eye Drops

Popular UK grocery store Tesco has announced that a popular brand of eye drops for contact lenses is being pulled off of the shelves. Tesco managers are advising all shoppers who purchased the Bausch & Lomb EasySept Hydro + Peroxide Solution 360 ml to stop using it immediately.This particular Bausch... Read more


06.12.2016
Could Paris Be The World's Next AI Capital?

When we think of the latest trends in technology, our minds often immediately gravitate towards Silicon Valley. That's why it might come as a shock that the new capital of artificial intelligence (AI) research could actually be Le Gai Paris.That's right, Facebook actually set up their official... Read more


05.12.2016
Paramedic Discovers What He Thought Was Conjunctivitis Is Actually Acanthamoeba Keratitis

Odds are you have never heard of the eye disease "acanthamoeba keratitis" before. Hopefully you won't have any further experience with this word for the rest of your life. But, as we all know, life is unpredictable. So, the best thing we can do to handle life's many uncertainties is to arm ourselves... Read more


05.12.2016
Eyes of the Super Soldier: Keys To Compassion or Post-Human Cruelty?

Many sci-fi authors are debating issues surrounding the so-called "super soldier." By "super soldier," sci-fi authors simply mean soldiers who are equipped with the powers of modern technology. Since sci-fi authors are always looking into the future, some are concerned about how the ideals of the... Read more


02.12.2016
 Eyra Is Developing A Computer Vision Device Called "Horus"

A new device called the Horus is helping many visually impaired people walk across even the busiest streets with ease. This device can be worn around a person's head, and it has the uncanny ability to instantly recognize signs, objects, and even other people's faces. It recognizes all these... Read more


01.12.2016
Femtosecond Lasers and Robots Increasingly Being Used By Eye Surgeons

Eye surgery has always been one of the most difficult procedures for surgeons to perform. It shouldn't be too hard for a layman to see why eye surgery requires such a high degree of skill. Just one small surgical mistake in the eye could potentially blind a patient for life. To avoid human error,... Read more


30.11.2016
Innovations In Smart Contact Lens Market Driven By High Glaucoma and Diabetes Rates

New so-called "smart contact lenses" are now being developed to help the growing number of glaucoma and diabetes patients.These smart contacts are designed to measure levels of glucose and/or intraocular pressure in the patient's' eyes. This data can then easily help both patients and doctors better... Read more


29.11.2016
Israeli Researchers Test Injection For Dry AMD

If you or a loved one is suffering from the common eye condition known as dry age-related macular degeneration (AMD), scientists may have found a cure. Although this new therapy is still in the beginning phases, it shows great promise to help those struggling with this disease.Researchers in Israel... Read more


29.11.2016
 Italian Researchers Prove The Brain Can Re-Learn How To See After Years of Blindness

New research suggests that the human brain has the potential to learn how to see again even after a person is diagnosed with clinical blindness. The latest study into this fascinating topic was conducted by researchers at Italy's prestigious University of Pisa. This study specifically researched... Read more