Vision Research in Europe

Nutrition for visually impaired people

An estimated 1.2 million blind and visually impaired people live in Germany. All of them face similar challenges in everyday life - for example, in the supermarket: whether small price tags, special offer items in the aisle or frequently re-sorted goods: shopping alone is difficult for people with...
» Nutrition for visually impaired people

Highest Swiss Distinction in Ophthalmology & Swiss OphthAward 2021 goes to IOB

Carlo Rivolta and Dasha Nelidova have been awarded with the Alfred-Vogt Awards 2021 and Magdalena Renner and Cameron Cowan have received the Swiss OphthAward 2021.
» Highest Swiss Distinction in Ophthalmology & Swiss OphthAward 2021 goes to IOB

Fish Eyes from a Petri Dish

A research team from the Centre for Organismal Studies of Heidelberg University has demonstrated that complex retinal tissue can be cultured in a Petri dish from embryonic stem cells of bony fish. Until now, stem cells from mammals, including humans, have been used in organoid research. For the...
» Fish Eyes from a Petri Dish

EVI Top List of Women in European Vision Research and Ophthalmology 2021

The European Vision Institute is thrilled to announce the “TOP LIST of excellent Women in European Vision Research and Ophthalmology 2021”.
» EVI Top List of Women in European Vision Research and Ophthalmology 2021

Tracking the traces of light in the short-lived memory of the eyes

The traces light leaves on the retina close gaps in visual perception and provide continuity in knowing what is where as we move.
» Tracking the traces of light in the short-lived memory of the eyes

Scientists discover gene therapy provides neuroprotection to prevent glaucoma vision loss

A form of gene therapy protects optic nerve cells and preserves vision in mouse models of glaucoma, according to research supported by NIH's National Eye Institute. The findings suggest a way forward for developing neuroprotective therapies for glaucoma, a leading cause of visual impairment and...
» Scientists discover gene therapy provides neuroprotection to prevent glaucoma vision loss

Visionary of the Quarter

Young Researcher in Focus

Read more about Jenna Nagy and her work in the field of vision research.

Latest News

Orbital lymphoma: masquerading as involutional ptosis

Unilateral ptosis can be the first symptom related... Read more

A breakthrough in retinoblastoma treatment using a light-triggered drug release system

Researchers at LKS Faculty of Medicine, The... Read more

Horizon Therapeutics enrolls first patient in TEPEZZA study for chronic TED

Horizon Therapeutics announced Tuesday the... Read more

AI-powered system to diagnose glaucoma using eye images

Scientists from Nanyang Technological University,... Read more

Reproducibility: expect less of the scientific paper

Make science more reliable by placing the burden... Read more

Swedish research misconduct agency swamped with cases in first year

The newly formed government organization tackled... Read more

Software plugin allows retina specialists to prepare, guide navigated laser treatment remotely

OD-OS’s teleguidance offering addresses the lack... Read more

Eyeglasses for school kids boosts academic performance

Students who received eyeglasses through a... Read more

Clinical study to understand vision loss from NF1 optic pathway glioma

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Stanford... Read more

Studying the impact of topical steroids on ptosis

Why instillation of topical corticosteroids may be... Read more

Events

According to the worlwide COVID 19 pandemic severe changes in upcoming events are possible - please inform yourself carefully at the respective host website

Advertising banner