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Missing clinical trial data must be made public, federal judge says

Drug companies, device manufacturers, and universities must turn over missing data from hundreds of clinical trials conducted in the United States from 2007–17, a federal judge ruled this week.

Scientists show that the eyes can measure hearing

In 1998, University of Oregon researcher Avinash Singh Bala was working with barn owls in an Institute of Neuroscience lab when the birds' eyes caught his attention.

Blocked tear duct: What to know

If a tear duct becomes blocked, tears build up and irritate the eyes.

Survey reveals most Americans know a lot less about eye health than they think they do

A survey conducted by The Harris Poll has uncovered key gaps in American’s knowledge of eye health, and what they don’t know is putting them at risk of vision loss.

Check for publication integrity before misconduct

A tool that focuses on papers — not researcher behaviour — can help readers, editors and institutions assess which publications to trust.

Brain pressure controls eye pressure, revealing new avenues for glaucoma treatment

Researchers at the University of South Florida (USF) have discovered a novel feedback pathway from the brain to the eye that modulates eye pressure—a significant advancement in the effort to diagnose and treat glaucoma.

How to treat or get rid of a stye

A stye, which a doctor might call a hordeolum, is a bump that develops on the eyelid or at the base of the eyelashes. A bacterial infection is the cause of most styes.

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.