Category Archives: Eye Care

AI-enabled tool offers glimpse of glaucoma-related functional loss

An artificial intelligence-enabled radar holds promise for providing better visual functional assessment of patients with glaucoma compared to currently available tools, according to Siamak Yousefi, PhD. The glaucoma radar is being developed for use in clinical practice and glaucoma research as a

AI-enabled tool offers glimpse of glaucoma-related functional loss

An artificial intelligence-enabled radar holds promise for providing better visual functional assessment of patients with glaucoma compared to currently available tools, according to Siamak Yousefi, PhD. The glaucoma radar is being developed for use in clinical practice and glaucoma research as a

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How does laser eye surgery work?

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Mild traumatic brain injury affects visual, neurocognitive function

Abstract / Synopsis: Eye movement dysfunction is one consequence of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) in pediatric patients. Emerging data from studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) shows new information about neurocognitive impairment. This article was reviewed by Mitchell

Mild traumatic brain injury affects visual, neurocognitive function

Abstract / Synopsis: Eye movement dysfunction is one consequence of mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) in pediatric patients. Emerging data from studies using functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) shows new information about neurocognitive impairment. This article was reviewed by Mitchell

Top questions about MGD treatment options answered

For patients with meibomian gland disfunction (MGD), the LipiFlow thermal pulsation system allows physicians to treat patients in office with confidence and efficiency. Here are some of the questions I am most often asked about LipiFlow by colleagues. Are these

Top questions about MGD treatment options answered

For patients with meibomian gland disfunction (MGD), the LipiFlow thermal pulsation system allows physicians to treat patients in office with confidence and efficiency. Here are some of the questions I am most often asked about LipiFlow by colleagues. Are these

Retinal prosthetics: science fiction or a vision for the future?

“Is it a fact – or have I dreamt it – that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time?” – Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House

Retinal prosthetics: science fiction or a vision for the future?

“Is it a fact – or have I dreamt it – that, by means of electricity, the world of matter has become a great nerve, vibrating thousands of miles in a breathless point of time?” – Nathaniel Hawthorne, The House

Babies in the womb may see more than we thought

By the second trimester, long before a baby’s eyes can see images, they can detect light. But the light-sensitive cells in the developing retina — the thin sheet of brain-like tissue at the back of the eye — were thought

Babies in the womb may see more than we thought

By the second trimester, long before a baby’s eyes can see images, they can detect light. But the light-sensitive cells in the developing retina — the thin sheet of brain-like tissue at the back of the eye — were thought

Medicinal supplement for the eyes

Eyecon Vision has released Ocufolin Forte, a medicinal eye vitamin that provides vitamin B and L-Methyfolate, which is said to help patients over 40 with eye conditions like age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. The company describe the product as

Medicinal supplement for the eyes

Eyecon Vision has released Ocufolin Forte, a medicinal eye vitamin that provides vitamin B and L-Methyfolate, which is said to help patients over 40 with eye conditions like age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. The company describe the product as

Short-sightedness: Genetic test could help at-risk children

A test that could help identify children at risk of developing severe short-sightedness has been devised by researchers. It usually develops during childhood and is thought to affect up to one in three people in the UK. But one in

Short-sightedness: Genetic test could help at-risk children

A test that could help identify children at risk of developing severe short-sightedness has been devised by researchers. It usually develops during childhood and is thought to affect up to one in three people in the UK. But one in

BE KIND TO YOUR EYES – 20/20 IS THE YEAR TO START

A fifth (21%) have not had a sight test within the last two years1 but regular checks protect sight by making sure eye conditions are picked up and treated early Over one million people in the UK are living with avoidable

BE KIND TO YOUR EYES – 20/20 IS THE YEAR TO START

A fifth (21%) have not had a sight test within the last two years1 but regular checks protect sight by making sure eye conditions are picked up and treated early Over one million people in the UK are living with avoidable

OPTOMETRY SERVICES RECOMMENDED IN OPHTHALMOLOGY REPORT

The use of commissioned primary care optometry services has been recommended by a national report into ophthalmology services. The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) report makes recommendations for all NHS trusts to make better use of theatre time for routine cataract

OPTOMETRY SERVICES RECOMMENDED IN OPHTHALMOLOGY REPORT

The use of commissioned primary care optometry services has been recommended by a national report into ophthalmology services. The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) report makes recommendations for all NHS trusts to make better use of theatre time for routine cataract