06.12.2018
Free Online Test Predicts Eye, Hair, And Skin Colours With DNA Info

Police officers and anthropologists around the world now have a new tool to help them figure out what a person looks like with basic DNA information. Called the HIrisPlex-S system, this software could be used to determine a person’s eye, skin, and hair colours with a DNA sample.All people need to... Read more


05.12.2018
UK Researchers Developing Eye Drops For The Treatment Of AMD

A new UK study reveals a potential cure for the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Scientists are hopeful their new eye drops will help people with AMD avoid developing serious symptoms like blindness. This latest study out of the University of Birmingham examined the effects... Read more


04.12.2018
New Laser Surgery Could Permanently Correct Myopia

Researchers from Columbia University and Texas A&M are hard at work on a safe, non-surgical procedure that could cure nearsightedness. Although still in its early phases of development, scientists are hopeful this new therapy could help correct the vision of millions of myopic patients. In this... Read more


03.12.2018
Afternoon Classes Could Increase Risk Of Childhood Myopia

A newly published study reveals that children who attend after-school sessions have a greater chance of developing near-sightedness (aka myopia). Researchers hope these findings will help public health officials better address the global “myopia boom.” This observational study examined the eye... Read more


28.11.2018
UK Researchers Developing Eye Drops For The Treatment Of AMD

A new UK study reveals a potential cure for the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Scientists are hopeful their new eye drops will help people with AMD avoid developing serious symptoms like blindness. This latest study out of the University of Birmingham examined the effects... Read more


27.11.2018
Most UK Drivers Don’t Have An Issue Leaving Glasses At Home

A disturbing new study found that most UK drivers don’t believe leaving eyeglasses at home is a big deal if they are only going on a short drive. According to this data, UK drivers were most likely to leave spectacles or contacts at home if they were going on a drive near home, the weather was... Read more


23.11.2018
Droopy Eyelids Could Be A Warning Sign Of Sleep Apnea

Scientists at Loyola University Chicago recently published a study that suggests sleep apnea patients tend to have drooping eyelids. Investigators hope this study will encourage eye doctors to inform patients with this eye condition of the potential correlation with sleep apnea. 35 sleep apnea... Read more


21.11.2018
Most UK Drivers Don’t Have An Issue Leaving Glasses At Home

A disturbing new study found that most UK drivers don’t believe leaving eyeglasses at home is a big deal if they are only going on a short drive. According to this data, UK drivers were most likely to leave spectacles or contacts at home if they were going on a drive near home, the weather was... Read more


19.11.2018
NHS Has Average Wait Times For Cataract Surgery, New Study Shows

A new report reveals the wait time to get a cataract surgery in the UK is slightly better than average compared with other industrialized nations. According to this survey, NHS patients usually have to wait 73 days before receiving this common surgical procedure. The best performing country in this... Read more


15.11.2018
Contact Lenses Could Improve Mood, New Study Suggests

A new study put together by contact lens manufacturer CooperVision shows that patients often associate contacts with positive emotions. Analysts claim contacts could have a greater positive impact on mental health than glasses.Just over 420 vision patients took part in CooperVision’s analysis.... Read more


14.11.2018
Immune Cells Linked To Dry Eye Syndrome, New Research Suggests

A new study out of Duke University suggests immune cells known as neutrophils play a crucial role in dry eye syndrome. According to this data, optometrists could soon diagnose patients for dry eye by scanning neutrophil levels.Scientists first examined the eyes of a group of mice with allergy... Read more


13.11.2018
Vision Screening App Could Improve Eye Care In Developing Nations

A new Kenyan study suggests parents are more likely to bring their child to an eye care specialist if their child receives a referral from the eye-screening app Peek versus a written hospital note. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Topical Medicine worked with 50 schools in Kenya’s... Read more


09.11.2018
Good Hand-Eye Coordination Skills Linked With Stronger Baseball Performance

A new study shows a clear correlation between hand-eye coordination skills and better performance in baseball. American scientists conducted their research on 450 athletes over the course of three Major League Baseball spring training seasons. Once they had all of the players’ hand-eye... Read more


08.11.2018
Report Claims Special Needs Children Aren’t Getting The Eye Screenings They Need

Even though special needs children are at a greater risk of developing visual disorders, they are less likely to get an eye screening when compared with normal children. That’s according to a new report put out by the charity group SeeAbility which shows that about 44 percent of children with... Read more


07.11.2018
Vision Screening App Could Improve Eye Care In Developing Nations

A new Kenyan study suggests parents are more likely to bring their child to an eye care specialist if their child receives a referral from the eye-screening app Peek versus a written hospital note. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Topical Medicine worked with 50 schools in Kenya’s... Read more


05.11.2018
Contact Lenses Could Improve Mood, New Study Suggests

A new study put together by contact lens manufacturer CooperVision shows that patients often associate contacts with positive emotions. Analysts claim contacts could have a greater positive impact on mental health than glasses.Just over 420 vision patients took part in CooperVision’s analysis.... Read more


02.11.2018
Too Much Stress Can Increase The Risk Of Eye Disease

A newly released meta-analysis suggests there’s a strong correlation between psychological distress and eye disease. Study authors note that people with heightened stress levels often report a poorer quality of vision and/or have sight-robbing conditions. According to their research, scientists... Read more


01.11.2018
Eye Constriction Could Help People Better Read Emotions

An intriguing American-Canadian study proves wrinkles around the eyes might not be such a bad thing. According to this new research, the more wrinkles a person has, the better chance observers have believing in another’s emotions. Scientists at both the University of Miami and Western University... Read more


30.10.2018
Vision Screening App Could Improve Eye Care In Developing Nations

A new Kenyan study suggests parents are more likely to bring their child to an eye care specialist if their child receives a referral from the eye-screening app Peek versus a written hospital note. Researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Topical Medicine worked with 50 schools in Kenya’s... Read more


29.10.2018
Nanotech Drops Could Soon Correct Common Vision Issues

Israeli researchers at Bar-Ilan University are working on eye drops that use nanotechnology to correct a person’s vision. In a few decades, these Nano-Drops could treat common vision problems and eliminate the need for glasses, contacts, and laser surgery. Scientists involved in this project... Read more