Vision Research in Europe

Why might reading make myopic?

About half of the students finishing high school in Germany are myopic. In myopia, the eye grows too long, and the focus of the image is in front of the retina. The visual scene is out of focus when people are looking at a distance. Myopia is the prize to pay for good education - statistically, one...
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XVIIIth International Symposium on Retinal Degeneration

In the last decade, there has been a burst of information and insight into molecular, genetic and cellular mechanisms underlying inherited and age-related retinal degenerations.
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For a modern and competitive 2021-2027 EU budget

Within few months the EU Council will adopt the next Multiannual Financial Framework, which will set up the whole Union budget for 2021-27, as well as the funds allocation for each one of the main chapters, namely agriculture, cohesion and competitiveness, research and innovation.
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The Ophthalmologists Power List 2018

This is the third time we have tried to map the Top 100 most influential people in the world of ophthalmology. The list includes surgeons, scientists, engineers, CEOs and more, and each one of them has been voted for by you, our readers.
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Google’s AI Program: Building Better Algorithms for Detecting Eye Disease

Study published in the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology lays important groundwork for an automated system that can detect diabetic eye disease
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Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Christina Schwarz and her work in the field of vision research.

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Abird's eye view for improved diagnosis

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Stopping CRISPR’s genome-editing scissors from snipping out of control

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Injectable electronics offer powerful new tool in understanding how retinal cells work

Charles Lieber and his group are rewriting the... Read more

The curious case of a blind woman who sees motion

In the most comprehensive brain analysis of a... Read more

Hidden conflicts?

Pharma payments to FDA advisers after drug... Read more

Persistent stress may lead to vision loss, study shows

A new analysis of clinical reports and existing... Read more

New smartphone app to predict dry eye disease in children

Scientists have developed a smartphone app that... Read more

Are these dots purple or blue?

Your answer might not be as reliable as you think Read more

Window to brain degeneration?

Why the eye could be the window to brain... Read more

Healthy diet may lower eye disease risk

An analysis of recent high-quality research... Read more