We will all be blind tomorrow?

More of us are becoming short-sighted with myopia affecting nearly 50% of young Europeans. But what is the cause of this epidemic? And what can be done about it? An ARTE film (52 min) from Christophe Kilian in French with english subtitles or in German.
» We will all be blind tomorrow?

The best Publications of the Year 2017

We are searching for the most impressing publication in Vision Research and Ophthalmology in 2017.
» The best Publications of the Year 2017

New project on translational ophthalmic research

transMed is a Innovative Training Network funded by the EU under GA 765441
» New project on translational ophthalmic research

New Institute for Eye Research in Basel Unites Fundamental and Clinical Research

On December 15, 2017 the foundation of a new institute was publicly announced by the three founding partners: University of Basel, University Hospital Basel and Novartis.
» New Institute for Eye Research in Basel Unites Fundamental ...

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