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Australian study highlights ambiguity of blue light-blocking lenses

New research investigating Australian optometrists’ knowledge of blue light-blocking lenses has reaffirmed the inconclusive evidence supporting their use, with many practitioners attributing patient responses to placebo effects. Read more »

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Active substance from plant slows down aggressive eye cancer

A plant commonly used as a Christmas ornament may hold the keys to slowing uveal melanoma, according to researchers from the Universities of Bonn and Magdeburg. Read more »

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Unhealthy diet shown to affect sight later in life

Researchers from the University of Southampton have found that an unhealthy diet and poor nutrition could cause damage to retinal pigment epithelial cells (RPE) and eventually lead to vision loss. Read more »

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International partnership focuses on diabetic eyecare

Australian and Indonesian researchers are joining forces to develop new recommendations designed to protect the sight of pregnant women with pre-existing diabetes. Read more »

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Breakthrough pinpoints cause of pigmentary glaucoma

A breakthrough discovery by an international team of researchers has identified the gene that causes pigmentary glaucoma (PG), paving the way for the potential development of new treatments for the condition. Read more »

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Blue light filters shown to not reduce digital eye strain

A new study has suggested that current blue light filters are no better at reducing the symptoms of Digital Eye Strain (DES) than an equiluminant neutral density filter. Read more »

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Christmas berry could play role in fighting uveal melanoma

A chemical compound derived from the ardisia crenata plant, also known as Australian holly or Christmas berry, might be an effective tool in fighting uveal melanoma. Read more »

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Getting Australians thinking about Glaucoma

With the 8th World Glaucoma Congress right around the corner, CALLUM GLENNEN reports Glaucoma Australia is preparing a wealth of initiatives to improve national understanding of the condition. Read more »

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Rescued photoreceptors prevent blindness

After success in animal models, researchers believe they have paved the way for the first-ever human clinical trials of a stem cell based therapy for atrophic age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Read more »

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Faulty molecular master switch identified as possible contributing factor to AMD

Scientists from the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) have found the interruption of transforming growth factor beta (TGF-beta) signals to immune cells could be involved in the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Read more »

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Research finds cannabis compound ‘worsens IOP’

A study has produced conflicting results related to the use of cannabis for treating intraocular pressure amongst glaucoma patients. Read more »

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Spread of deadly eye tumour cells stemmed in fish

A new drug that suppresses the spread of tumour cells in zebra fish could pave the way for future treatments of childhood eye cancer. Read more »

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New eye research receives $150,000 funding

Corneal disease, genetic testing and artificial intelligence are the focuses of three separate Centre for Eye Research Australia (CERA) projects that have received almost $150,000 in new research funding. Read more »

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Australia-first trial for viral conjunctivitis treatment commences

An Australian trial for an adenoviral conjunctivitis treatment has begun, in what could result in a world-first treatment for the condition. Read more »

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Hundreds of new links found between genes and eye disease

Over 250 new links have been made between genes and vision disorders as part of a study on mouse genetics. Read more »

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