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UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is officially the best place in the world to study Ophthalmology

June 29, 2017

According to the 2017 Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR) rankings by subject, UCL Institute of Ophthalmology is the best place in the world to study ophthalmology.

Is your doctor prescribing the wrong treatment for pink eye?

June 28, 2017

Ophthalmologists urge practitioners to stop overprescribing antibiotics for a common eye infection that typically clears up without medication.

New concerns raised over value of genome-wide disease studies

June 26, 2017

Large analyses dredge up 'peripheral' genetic associations that offer little biological insight, researchers say.

University of Birmingham develops revolutionary eye drops to treat age-related blindness

June 23, 2017

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a type of eye drop which could potentially revolutionise the treatment of one of the leading causes of blindness in the UK.

Professor Gary Rubin wins ARVO Oberdorfer Award for 2017

June 22, 2017

Congratulations to Professor Gary Rubin who has been awarded the Oberdorfer Award in Low Vision Research for 2017.

Macron consolidates electoral victory

June 21, 2017

The party of France’s recently elected president won an absolute majority in its first general elections, with an agenda that included strong support for research.

Disfiguring eye symptoms diminish in Graves' eye disease drug trial

June 14, 2017

The disease is characterized by inflammation and a buildup of tissue around the eyes that cause them to bulge painfully from their sockets.

Findings suggest underdiagnosis of AMD not uncommon in primary eye care

June 12, 2017

Approximately 25 percent of eyes deemed to be normal based on dilated eye examination by a primary eye care ophthalmologist or optometrist had macular characteristics that indicated age-related macular degeneration (AMD),...

No researcher is too junior to fix science

June 09, 2017

Thousands of researchers took to the streets last month to march for science.

Fish eyes to help understand human inherited blindness

June 07, 2017

Discovery of a gene in zebrafish that triggers congenital blindness could lead to a suitable cure for similar disease in humans.

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