New research has drawn a link between severe sleep apnoea and diabetic macular oedema, firming up the connection between the two conditions.
By combining archaea and mammal DNA, researchers are hoping to ‘bypass evolution’ and give people genes that would allow them to resist retinal degeneration.
Researchers have found cellular components in the epithelial tissue of the eye that were previously only thought to be present in electrically active tissues. It is hoped the discovery could lead to new treatments for diseases that are currently incurable.
New research from the World Bank and international charity organisation EYElliance has found that an unaddressed vision problem can be just as detrimental to a child’s learning as socio-economic disadvantage. Read more
A newly detailed model for cultivating retinal pigment cells could make the development of new and improved ocular drugs significantly easier. Read more
Scientists from Singapore and the United States have found new evidence suggesting a link between primary open angle glaucoma (POAG) and Alzheimer’s. Read more
The use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) might no longer be limited to the ophthalmic sector, with new breakthroughs now allowing the technology to be used in other parts of the body. Read more
The Zeiss Group’s Medical Technology segment, as well as its the Vision Care unit, has been announced as a major contributor to the group’s record-breaking financial success over the last year. Read more
Eyecare Plus practices located in and near some of the regions hardest hit by the recent New South Wales bushfires have banded together to offer free glasses to affected communities. Read more
Inconsistent or ineffective age-related macular degeneration (AMD) treatments might be solved by an easy solution, according to new research from the California Institute of Technology. Read more