Vision Research in Europe

With smartphones against blindness

Low-cost eye screening via telemedicine in India funded with 100,000 euros
» With smartphones against blindness

More than light detectors: The magic of your eyes' pupils

The mechanisms we use to sense quantity are located in our pupils. This is the result of a study conducted by the School of Psychology of the University of Sydney, in collaboration with the Universities of Pisa and Florence (Italy), recently published in Nature Communications.
» More than light detectors: The magic of your eyes' pupils

Researchers discover new type of nerve cell in the retina

Scientists at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah have discovered a new type of nerve cell, or neuron, in the retina.
» Researchers discover new type of nerve cell in the retina

Medical technology: diabetes retinal screening through deep learning

Diabetic retinopathy (DR), a complication of the retina brought about by diabetes, is one of the most frequent reasons for vision loss in European adults between 25 and 60 years of age. When detected early, treatment can effectively reduce or prevent vision loss. To date however, national screening...
» Medical technology: diabetes retinal screening through deep learning

Giving sight back to the blind, an increasingly realistic scenario

Created by the Institut de la Vision, the bioelectronics start-up Pixium Vision - the originator of the new generation of retinal prostheses - is joining forces with Second Sight, an innovative Californian company, to form the world leader in vision restoration, of which it will be the majority...
» Giving sight back to the blind, an increasingly realistic scenario

Science Summit 2021 - Falling Walls Science Summit 7–9 Nov 2021

The Science Breakthroughs of the Year 2021
» Science Summit 2021 - Falling Walls Science Summit 7–9 Nov 2021

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Gwen Musial and her work in the field of vision research.

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More than light detectors: The magic of your eyes' pupils

The mechanisms we use to sense quantity are... Read more

New technology streamlines the development of gene therapy for genetic blinding disorders

A novel computational platform developed by... Read more

New project to deploy AI technology for detecting sight-threatening diabetic eye disease

St George's, University of London and Moorfields... Read more

Cartography of the visual cortex: Charting a new course for the organization of visual space

Requiring a discerning eye, mathematical... Read more

Clinically significant cataract associated with greater mortality risk from vascular causes

Clinically significant cataract is associated with... Read more

Nudging cells to repair damaged retinas

In an approach could someday be used to help... Read more

Higher doses and longer use of hydroxychloroquine increase risk of severe eye complication

New research presented this week at ACR... Read more

Retinoid therapy improves vision in mice with Usher syndrome

Using data generated from patients and mice with... Read more

Alcon to acquire Ivantis for $475 million

Alcon announced plans to acquire glaucoma surgery... Read more

Researchers discover new type of nerve cell in the retina

Scientists at the John A. Moran Eye Center at the... Read more

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