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Many older people's lens prescriptions are wrong

Overall, Swedish 70-year-olds' eyesight is good, but many could see even better.

Faster, cheaper tests for myopia in sight

The world's most common vision problem myopia or short/near sightedness, which causes damage to the eye and even blindness, just got easier to assess.

Glaucoma does discriminate: Here’s what you need to know to protect yourself

The American Academy of Ophthalmology urges people at risk to be screened for this potentially blinding eye disease

Study uses eye movement test to confirm brain ageing effects

A new study, published in PeerJ, shows how University of Liverpool researchers have used a newly developed eye movement test to improve the understanding of how parts of the brain work.

UCL IoO and Moorfields research team wins award for excellence in glaucoma care

The LiGHT Study, which stands for Laser in Glaucoma and Ocular Hypertension, involved over seven hundred participants and began in 2012.

Pearls for upper eye lid blepharoplasty

Upper eyelid blepharoplasty (UEB) is the most frequently performed invasive facial esthetic procedure, according to José Luis Tovilla-Canales, MD.

Stress, Anxiety, Harassment

Huge survey reveals pressures of scientists’ working lives.

Combining natural and artificial vision to treat a common form of blindness

Macular degeneration (AMD) causes blindness in millions of people in the Western world.

Intraorbital foreign body: Weighing factors for care

Whether an intraorbital foreign body is vegetative or metallic and anteriorly or posteriorly located influences the approach to imaging and decisions on surgical removal.

Anne L. Coleman begins term as 2020 President of the AAO

Anne L Coleman, M.D., Ph.D., has begun her one-year term as the 124th president of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

What to know about Crohn's and the eyes

While the main symptoms of Crohn's disease involve the digestive tract, the condition can also affect other parts of the body, such as the eyes.

Study reveals sex differences in the global burden of glaucoma

Worldwide, the burden of glaucoma—quantified as health loss—is higher in men than in women, according to a recent analysis published in Acta Ophthalmologica.

Research suggests expanding amblyopia treatment approaches

When University of California, Irvine neurobiologist Carey Y.L. Huh, Ph.D., set her sights on discovering more about amblyopia, she brought personal insight to her quest. As a child, Huh was diagnosed with the condition, which is often called "lazy eye."

China is closing gap with United States on research spending

The United States is no longer the ‘uncontested leader’ in science globally, the National Science Foundation says.

AAO and ASCRS Launch Ophthovation™ Joint Venture to Deliver Next Generation of Business Innovation Conferences

The two organizations have finalized their 2020 plans and selected leadership for their powerful, new partnership to advance ophthalmic innovation.