Eye exams may soon detect Alzheimer’s

Traditionally when you go to your eye doctor, you get checked for refractive errors, glaucoma, cataracts and perhaps Macular Degeneration. Soon you may be able to add something new to that list: Alzheimer’s.We now know that Alzheimer’s can be detected by a close look at the eye, where doctors... Read more

Microsoft Announces a New Cambridge Team Working on HoloLens Computer Vision Technology

The tech giant Microsoft recently announced an exciting new venture in one of their recent blog posts. In this post, the Microsoft team said that they have formed a special team of researchers in Cambridge, UK, to work specifically on HoloLens computer vision technology.This blog post was also... Read more

 Canada Promotes and Honors Visually Impaired Workers This October

The month of October is officially recognized as the National Disability Employment Awareness month by the Canadian government. During this time, many Canadian groups work to highlight and promote the achievements of disabled workers all across the ten provinces of the Great White North.This year,... Read more

Canada Approves The Use of Implantable Contact Lenses From STAAR Surgical Company

Residents of Canada suffering from myopia ,astigmatism and hypermetropia will now be legally able to insert contact lenses into their eyes permanently. Canada's Medical Devices Bureau of Health has just approved the use of implantable contact lenses in medical practice for patients between the... Read more

Aam Aadmi Party Members Organize Cornea Awareness Events Across Maharashtra

Members of India's Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are working all around the western Maharashtra region to raise awareness of cornea donation. This center-left Indian political party began their awareness campaign in the metropolitan city of Mumbai. They continued around Maharashtra for six whole days.The... Read more

The UK Will Administer the Largest Eye Survey Ever

The United Kingdom's average life expectancy has risen steadily over the years. Most UK residents can expect to make it to at least 81 years old. With so many more people living longer, of course, the incidence of eye problems is also set to rise. In order to effectively plan for the future,... Read more

Facebook’s Zuckerberg explores social media VR

Mark Zuckerberg, who started Facebook in his Harvard dorm room, has always seen the potential for social media.Now he thinks that Virtual Reality can take it a step further.Facebook snapped up VR pioneer Oculus Rift in 2014 and in October, Zuckerberg gave a live demonstration of where Facebook... Read more

 The Image of Charles Darwin Appears on a Liverpool Patient's Eye Scan

Charles Darwin, the great 19th century British naturalist, is causing yet another stir in our modern world. We are not talking about the endless debates between evolutionists and creationists. We are talking about whether or not the bearded image of this venerable man is communicating with us... Read more

The Inner Eye of Perception: New Research On The Effects of a Direct Gaze On The Mind

A team of researchers from France and Finland teamed up to study the effects of direct eye contact on a person's perception of themselves and others. Interestingly, these researchers discovered that direct eye contact with another human heightens a subject's powers of introspection and... Read more

Scientists pinpoint colour sensing cells

For the first time, scientists have identified specific colour-sensing cells in the human eye and turned them on. And somewhat surprisingly, many of them don’t help us to perceive colour, according to a report in Science Advances.The team found 273 cone cells in the eyes of two male subjects and... Read more

Scientists Discover New Eye Movement

People blink thousands of times a day and never give it a second thought, but scientists in Germany have discovered a previously unknown way we move our eyes.A team from the University of Tübingen in Central Germany investigated the eye motions of 11 people by attaching very fine wires to the... Read more

Sarah Jessica Parker Dishes About Her Smoky Eye Makeup

News outlets have just revealed that American actress Sarah Jessica Parker wears her distinctive smoky eye makeup both on and off the red carpet. Parker told reporters that she loves the way her eyes look with the sultry dark color around them, so she just decided to put on this makeup every... Read more

Mum's life saved by eye exam

A Stafford mum can thank her lucky stars that she went to see her optician.Ms Hartford, 33, went to get her eye checked after she woke up with problems in her left eye. She said: "The pupil in my left eye was constricted and my eyelid was drooping considerably when I woke up. I also had a headache... Read more

Ian McKinley: The One Eyed Rugby Wonder

The story of the former Leinster rugby out-half Ian McKinley is a tale of resilience. Even though he may never play for Dublin again, he will certainly go down as one of Ireland's great heroes.McKinley's journey began at the age of 19 when he played for the University College Dublin against... Read more

GM's Newest Cadillac Will Be Equipped With Eye-Tracking Software

GM's eye tracking technology, which they plan to put in the front cabin of this new model, is a first for driver-assistance cars. Although Volvo and Tesla Motors have introduced self-driving systems in some of their vehicles, GM will be the first to release a car capable of monitoring a driver's... Read more

Cyclops Beetle grows Third Eye

At the University of Indiana, three-eyed dung beetles are teaching researchers something unexpected about evolution of facial features. Insects like beetles hatch as larvae and then transition into full-grown bugs. Like all other life forms, its DNA has a working plan for the maturation of the dung... Read more

Cute baby born with one eye will get artificial eye

Little Izabella Myers was born with just one eye. Now doctors are prepping her for a prosthetic, a process which cannot be completed until she is a bit older. Izabella, now just nine months old, was born with micropthalmia, a condition in which one or both eyes are unusually small. In her case, her... Read more

A Young Student in New Delhi Is Cured of Eye Stoke

Doctors in New Delhi, India, are being credited with curing a young man suffering from a very rare eye condition. The 20-year old student had been suffering from a condition known as eye stroke, which left him with blind spots and, at times, a total loss of vision.The official name for eye stroke is... Read more

Edward Bennett: A Pioneer In Gas Permeable Lenses Officially Recognized

Dr. Edward Bennett was recently included on the list of the 30 most influential people involved in contact lens research. This list was published by Contact Lens Spectrum and it featured 30 people who actively worked in the field between 1986 and 2016.The writers at Contact Lens Spectrum said that... Read more

A Film Crew Wants To Discover If Extraterrestrials Are Really Living On Argentina's “Eye Island”

A very strange island known as "The Eye" in Argentina is sparking a great deal of interest amongst scientists, UFO theorists, and filmmakers around the world. This floating circular island has caused a great deal of speculation both inside and outside the scientific community, and one film crew is... Read more