BOOK REVIEW: Retinal computation, by Gregory Schwartz

When considering how vision works, it is tempting to treat the retina as a digital camera. It converts light into electricity, performs some simple computations...

Optometry Virtually Connected - registrations now open

Registrations are now open for Optometry Australia’s annual virtual conference, Optometry Virtually Connected (OVC), which will be held online from 17...

Ocular toxoplasmosis: more common than thought

In the first study of its kind to quantify the rate of ocular toxoplasmosis in Australian, a team from Flinders University has found that one in 149 Australians...

Next-gen TearScience

Johnson & Johnson Vision has unveiled its next-generation TearScience Activator Clear for more precise and fully automated treatment of meibomian gland...

Tinnitus associated with POAG

A large-scale Taiwanese study has found patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) have an almost 30% increased risk of having tinnitus, compared...

Dark bedrooms for better health

Even moderate artificial light exposure during sleep harms heart health and increases insulin resistance, a US study found.   Professor Phyllis Zee, chief...

Strabismus linked to mental illness

A large-scale US study has found a moderate association between strabismus and anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depressive disorder.

C-3P0, R2D2… OCT?!

US engineers have found that the key to robots and self-driving cars ‘seeing’ the world more naturally and safely may be optical coherence tomography (OCT).

CooperVision’s sustainability promise

In a bold move, CooperVision ANZ has made all the one-day contact lenses it sells in New Zealand and Australia plastic neutral.

LED lens prevents DR

South Korean researchers have shown a contact lens (CL) that irradiates the retina with far-red/ near-infrared (NIR) light prevented diabetic retinopathy...

Implant records IOP for a decade

A German study has found that an implanted telemetric intraocular pressure (IOP) sensor continued to function and was well tolerated in situ for almost...

IbisVision’s US funding drive

Glasgow-based optometry tech firm IbisVision is looking to raise £5m (NZ$9.4m) in the US to fund the roll out of its technology internationally.

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