28.03.2016
Microsoft is working on a virtual reality product called Hololens.

One of the most exciting developments in networked technology, is augmented reality.This has to date been mostly limited to mobile phones. In one app, for instance,you can see what businesses are nearby.Microsoft is working on a virtual reality product called Hololens. In the company's 2016 Super... Read more


25.03.2016
High Tech Contact Lenses for Glaucoma Patients

After a glaucoma diagnosis, it's challenging to determine the rate at which the disease will progress. In some patient it develops slowly, where in others it advances very quickly. In either scenario, vision loss is an eventuality; the only question is how soon. A new, highly advanced contact lens... Read more


25.03.2016
Legal highs linked to vision loss

Legal highs have been linked to central vision loss. Poppers, otherwise known as legal highs, have been linked to central vision loss and metamorphopsia. A 52-year-old man who inhaled Poppers for the first time experienced both symptom immediately after inhalation. In an article published in the... Read more


24.03.2016
"Look after your vision" if you work in an office

It is particularly important that people who work in an office take the necessary steps to look after their eyesight and ensure their eyes get the necessary rest according leading optician Nick Atkins, who pointed out that there are thousands of people around the UK who spend hours at a time staring... Read more


24.03.2016
Contact lenses "are not difficult to use"

It is not difficult to use contact lenses, according to one expert who has advised people to give them a go and experience the power of vision correction.Gavin Rebello, a sports vision expert, said: "Contact lenses are so brilliant these days. Daily lenses have revolutionised how we wear contact... Read more


22.03.2016
A key discovery in the fight against eye cancer

Cancer is a disease that has ripped apart lives and families for centuries and is still as mysterious today as ever, with experts constantly striving to find new ways of diagnosing and curing the condition. One of the deadliest forms of the disease is eye cancer, with American Cancer Society"s most... Read more


22.03.2016
Following the contact lens rules for great vision

Contact lenses have transformed the way that people see over the last few decades, with the wealth of products currently on the market testament to how people across the planet have benefitted, and continue to benefit, from excellent vision. However, despite all contact lenses being packaged with... Read more


22.03.2016
Top Five Ways to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration.

People over the age of 60 have a greater chance of developing macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the developed world. Macular degeneration robs people of the central vision, making it hard to focus on things. It becomes almost impossible, to read, write, or even identify... Read more


21.03.2016
Eye creams "do not work for everyone"

Eye creams that claim to do amazing things to people"s skin and boost their appearance are not necessarily the be all and end all when it comes to solving skincare issues, it has been claimed. Jane Druker, a health and beauty expert, said that although most people find an eye cream or gel works to... Read more


21.03.2016
Self-epilation is an "acceptable alternative" to eye surgery

Recent research has suggested that the process of self-epilation could be an acceptable alternative to eye surgery in patients with mild trachomatous trichiasis, one of the leading causes of blindness in developing countries. The disease involves chronic conjunctivitis leading to scarring which... Read more


21.03.2016
Eye Drops That Benefit Nearsighted Children

For adults with vision problems, an eye exam every few years may be needed to update your prescription, and glasses andcontact lenses may need to be replaced occasionally so they are up to date and don’t become too scratched or damaged. Children with vision problems, though, have an added... Read more


18.03.2016
New discovery "could prevent blindness"

For decades, researchers have attempted to discovery a cure for blindness, a sensory deprivation that can have an extremely negative impact on people"s lives, but at long last hope appears to be around the corner for people at risk of losing their sight. According to a recent study by experts at... Read more


18.03.2016
Drinking more water "can reduce appearance of eye bags"

Women can help to limit the appearance of bags under their eyes by drinking more water, according to one specialist. Jane Druker, a health and beauty expert, said that dark circles are often a sign of dehydration, so the only way to improve them is to drink "plentiful quantities" of water or herbal... Read more


18.03.2016
Better Drug Options for Macular Edema

According to the Diabetic Retinopathy Clinical Research Network, which is funded by the National Eye Institute and the National Institute of Health, a two-year clinical trial designed to compare three separate drugs for macular oedema has determined that test subjects that received Eylea... Read more


17.03.2016
Half of All People to be Near Sighted by 2050

As modern technology becomes increasingly prevalent in our daily lives, we spend more and more time every day looking at the screens on our cell phone, tablets, and computers. According to the Brien Holden Vision Institute in Sydney, Australia, this lifestyle change will lead to an 800% increase in... Read more


17.03.2016
Man regains eyesight through stem cell therapy

The wonders of medicine never fail to amaze, and one man that can testify to the ability of doctors to change lives is 62-year-old American Carl Stevens. He recently regained the vision that had been taken away seven years ago thanks to a breakthrough stem cell therapy in India that paves the way... Read more


16.03.2016
Contact lens users "not following guidelines"

The vast majority of contact lens wearers are not following manufacturer instructions fully, according to a recent study. Research published in an issue of Optometry and Vision Science, the official journal of the American Academy of Optometry, shows that the 85 per cent of people who wear contact... Read more


16.03.2016
Operation can "freeze" poor eyesight

A relatively new procedure pioneered by Dr David Allamby at the Focus Laser Vision clinic in Wimpole Street and can help to improve the eyesight of people by effectively "freezing" their sight, the London Evening Standard reports. According to the expert behind it, the ten-minute procedure, which... Read more


16.03.2016
Hololens, an exciting development in networked technology.

One of the most exciting developments in networked technology, or any technology really, is augmented reality. This has to date been mostly limited to mobile phones. In one app, for instance, you can see what businesses are nearby. Microsoft is working on a virtual reality product called Hololens... Read more


15.03.2016
Experts shed light on how evolution shaped eyesight

A recent study shed some light on why evolutionarily ancient brain areas are important and how they affect people"s eyesight. According to the report, published in the Journal of Neuroscience by experts from Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany, structures in the midbrain that developed early in... Read more