21.05.2019
New Survey Suggests UK Residents Don’t Know The Importance Of UV Protection

The UK charity Fight for Sight released results from a recent survey that suggest most UK residents aren’t wearing proper UV-protection on a regular basis. Charity workers hope this data will better inform the public on the eye health benefits of wearing approved sunglasses when outside, even when... Read more


14.05.2019
New Font Could Help Students Remember Their Study Notes

Australian researchers have just developed a unique font that could significantly improve a person’s memory. Called “Sans Forgetica,” this new typeface places distinctive empty spaces in every letter and number. The slight challenge these spaces provide the eyes activates more areas of the... Read more


13.05.2019
British Study Reveals Two Environmental Risks For Myopia

A fascinating UK study suggests various environmental risk factors could play a major role in the early development of myopia. In particular, researchers found that children who used computers for a long time or who were born in summer had an increased risk of developing myopia. For this study,... Read more


24.04.2019
Cataract Surgery Could Reduce Incidence Of Car Accidents

A new Canadian study suggests that cataract surgery could cut a patient’s risk of getting involved in a serious car accident. According to this data, patients had a 9 percent higher risk of getting into a car crash before having cataract surgery. Investigators at the University of Toronto... Read more


15.04.2019
Nanotech Could Soon Correct Common Vision Issues

Israeli researchers at Bar-Ilan University are working on eye drops that use nanotechnology to correct a person’s vision. In a few decades, these Nano-Drops could treat common vision problems and eliminate the need for glasses, contacts, and laser surgery. Scientists involved in this project... Read more


12.04.2019
Eye Constriction Could Help People Better Read Emotions

An intriguing American-Canadian study proves wrinkles around the eyes might not be such a bad thing. According to this new research, the more wrinkles a person has, the better chance observers have believing in another’s emotions. Scientists at both the University of Miami and Western University... Read more


10.04.2019
Diets High In Spinach & Beets Could Stave Off AMD

New research out of Australia suggests diets with a high amount of green vegetables and beets can significantly reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Study authors believe these veggies are so beneficial for the eyes due to their high nitrate content. For their research,... Read more


05.04.2019
New Study Shows Correlation Between Eye Movements And Memory

A new Canadian study reveals a connection between eye movements and memory formation. Although this is the first study of its kind, scientists believe they’ve discovered a key mechanism in how memory works in the human mind. 16 people took part in this experiment, all of whom were in their 20s.... Read more


03.04.2019
Eye Constriction Could Help People Better Read Emotions

An intriguing American-Canadian study proves wrinkles around the eyes might not be such a bad thing. According to this new research, the more wrinkles a person has, the better chance observers have believing in another’s emotions. Scientists at both the University of Miami and Western University... Read more


01.04.2019
Droopy Eyelids Could Be A Warning Sign Of Sleep Apnea

Scientists at Loyola University Chicago recently published a study that suggests sleep apnea patients tend to have drooping eyelids. Investigators hope this study will encourage eye doctors to inform patients with this eye condition of the potential correlation with sleep apnea. 35 sleep apnea... Read more


29.03.2019
Eye Implant Inspired By Butterflies Could Help Glaucoma Sufferers

Engineers at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have just developed a novel eye implant that could help glaucoma patients monitor intraocular pressure (IOP) levels. Interestingly, scientists studied butterfly wings to design this new implant. The Caltech team’s implant, which is made... Read more


26.03.2019
Doctors Find Link Between Common Eye Disorders And Dementia

A new study out of the University of Washington suggests there’s a correlation between Alzheimer’s disease and eye disorders like glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and diabetic retinopathy. Researchers believe this data could help doctors better predict a person’s... Read more


21.03.2019
Most UK Drivers Don’t Have An Issue Leaving Glasses At Home

A disturbing new study found that most UK drivers don’t believe leaving eyeglasses at home is a big deal if they are only going on a short drive. According to this data, UK drivers were most likely to leave spectacles or contacts at home if they were going on a drive near home, the weather was... Read more


13.03.2019
Chemical In A Decorative Primrose Could Treat Eye Cancer

According to new research out of Thomas Jefferson University, a compound found in a Christmas berry primrose could be used to treat a devastating form of eye cancer. Although this research is only in its initial stages, doctors are hopeful this compound could soon be used in a drug for uveal... Read more


12.03.2019
British Study Reveals Two Environmental Risks For Myopia

A fascinating UK study suggests various environmental risk factors could play a major role in the early development of myopia. In particular, researchers found that children who used computers for a long time or who were born in summer had an increased risk of developing myopia. For this study,... Read more


08.03.2019
Pupil Size Accurately Measures Stress Levels, New Study Finds

According to a new American study, doctors could soon use pupil measurements to understand how people are coping with stress. University of Missouri scientists brought study participants into a room designed to look like a control room at a power plant. All of these participants were tasked with... Read more


07.03.2019
NHS Has Average Wait Times For Cataract Surgery, New Study Shows

A new report reveals the wait time to get a cataract surgery in the UK is slightly better than average compared with other industrialized nations. According to this survey, NHS patients usually have to wait 73 days before receiving this common surgical procedure. The best performing country in this... Read more


06.03.2019
Droopy Eyelids Could Be A Warning Sign Of Sleep Apnea

Scientists at Loyola University Chicago recently published a study that suggests sleep apnea patients tend to have drooping eyelids. Investigators hope this study will encourage eye doctors to inform patients with this eye condition of the potential correlation with sleep apnea. 35 sleep apnea... Read more


05.03.2019
Afternoon Classes Could Increase Risk Of Childhood Myopia

A newly published study reveals that children who attend after-school sessions have a greater chance of developing near-sightedness (aka myopia). Researchers hope these findings will help public health officials better address the global “myopia boom.” This observational study examined the eye... Read more


04.03.2019
Aerobic Exercise Could Reduce IOP And Help Glaucoma Patients

New research out of Pacific University Oregon suggests that regular aerobic exercise could significantly improve eye health. Specifically, researchers believe exercise could be used to naturally lower intraocular pressure (IOP), thereby reducing the risk of glaucoma. This fascinating study was a... Read more