October 8, 2017

New medical treatments such as “Optical Coherence Tomography” have made advancements to make the device less noisy and the images clearer to the pleasure of doctors and patients worldwide. Other new treatments such as “Ultrasound Pachmetry” and “Pictor Plus” have been...

June 1, 2017

Scientists have discovered that the our vision keeps maturing until we are in our late 30s - decades later than previously thought.

The visual cortex, the human brain's vision-processing centre, was previously thought to mature and stabilise in infancy.

But now, a US-bas...

May 3, 2017

A pioneering new test to detect glaucoma ten years before symptoms start to show may also be able to diagnose dementia.

Researchers at the University College London and Western Eye Hospital found by examining nerve cell death in eyes, they may also be able to...

April 19, 2017

1. Start young - up to 80% of a person's lifetime exposure to UV will occur before the age of 18, according to a study by the World Health Organisation, and with UVA Sun rays causing premature aging and age related illnesses it is important to protect your eyes from an...

March 16, 2017

A cure for blindness by reversing damage to the retina could be on the horizon - thanks to the zebrafish, according to new research.

Scientists have identified a brain chemical that could hold the key to how the fish regrows damaged retinas, the light sensing tissue at...

February 13, 2017

  • The average blink lasts for about 1/10th of a second.

  • While it takes some time for most parts of your body to warm up to their full potential, your eyes are on their “A game” 24/7.

  • Eyes heal quickly. With proper care, it only takes about 48 hours...

January 17, 2017

Computer Vision Syndrome describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader, and cell phone use. The level of discomfort appears to increase with the amount of time spent looking at digital screens.

The most comm...

December 27, 2016

The NHS is to pay for 10 people to be implanted with a “bionic eye”, a pioneering technology that can restore some sight to those who have been blind for years.

Only a handful of people have undergone surgery in trials so far to equip them to use Argus II, which em...

November 30, 2016

Cucumber slices. Cold teaspoons. An ice compress. There are many beauty hacks we’ve tried to get rid of some of the most common eye problems, like dark circles and under-eye bags.

While we mostly blame such blemishes on a lack of sleep, there could be other reasons your...

October 13, 2016

What is the resolution of the human eye in megapixels? Well, it wouldn’t directly match a real-world camera … but read on.

On most digital cameras, you have orthogonal pixels: they’re in the same distribution across the sensor (in fact, a nearly perfect grid), and there...

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