Optics of the eye and its impact in vision

A tutorial by Pablo Artal
» Optics of the eye and its impact in vision

The best Publications of the Year 2014

We are searching for the most impressing publication in Vision Research and Ophthalmology in 2014.
» The best Publications of the Year 2014

The Winners of the Picture Competition 2014

The Picture Competition from July 14th to September 15th 2014 "The Best Photo in Vision Research and Ophthalmology" in cooperation with Heidelberg Engineering GmbH was a great success and we received many high-quality contributions from all over the world.
» The Winners of the Picture Competition 2014

New study on the public’s attitudes

New study on the Public’s Attitudes about the Health and Economic Impact of Vision and Eye Disease and new fact sheet Vision and Blindness
» New study on the public’s attitudes

The European Vision Institute co-sponsored the International AMD Awarness Week

AEVR International AMD Awareness Week 2014 Congressional Briefing: Early Detection Can Lead to Better Outcomes
» The European Vision Institute co-sponsored the ...

Current News

iPhones for eye health

November 28, 2014

Capturing ocular images in difficult-to-photograph patients [more]


Ministers promise basket of gifts for German science

November 27, 2014

Politicians renew commitment to research and education progammes with €25 billion over six years. [more]


Research reveals likelihood, onset of MS diagnosis among patients with inflammatory eye disease

November 26, 2014

The results of the largest retrospective study of multiple sclerosis (MS) in uveitis patients has... [more]


On the road towards a regional anaesthesia virtual reality platform for medical doctors

November 25, 2014

More than 30 European experts meet to draw a strategy for the coming years. [more]


Corneal inlays may remove need for reading glasses

November 24, 2014

Implantable eye devices called corneal inlays are designed to correct presbyopia - the age-related... [more]


EU must focus on getting better results from its spending

November 21, 2014

In its annual report on the EU budget published today, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) warns... [more]


Discovery of a new mechanism that can lead to blindness

November 20, 2014

An important scientific breakthrough by a team of IRCM researchers led by Michel Cayouette, PhD, is... [more]


Vision Research in Europe

Visionary of the Quarter

Image Prof. José-Alain Sahel
Prof. José-Alain Sahel

Point in Focus

Image Award Session 2012

Two Awards – One Message: Promoting Excellence in Ophthalmology

The laureates of the European Vision Award and the Carl Zeiss European Young Investigator Award were honoured at the EVER meeting in Nice, France.

Read more about the Award Sessions

Research & Politics

White Book: A Vision for Horizon 2020

White Book: A Vision for Horizon 2020

"A European Strategic Roadmap for Vision Research and Ophthalmology published" - This White Book aims at convincing the major stakeholders in Europe that Vision Research and Ophthalmology is a discipline not only at the forefront of research but also at the forefront of translation of its scientific results into clinical practice.

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Young Researcher in Focus

Picture Emily Baird
Emily Baird

Read more about Emily Baird and her work in the field of vision research.