News tagged with vision test
Scientists have developed a quick, easy and cheap vision test to find out which part – and how much – of the brain of a stroke victim has been damaged, potentially enabling them to save more lives.
Neuroscience Jan 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
A new study provides the first clear evidence that vision or eye problems are rarely the cause of recurring headaches in children, even if the headaches usually strike while the child is doing schoolwork or other visual tasks. ...
Ophthalmology Nov 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The first study to compare accident rates for drivers who have advanced glaucoma − an eye disease that affects peripheral vision − with normal-vision drivers, found that the glaucoma group had about twice as many accidents. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A new drug developed by researchers from Flinders University, in partnership with collaborators in Melbourne, could hold the key to better treatment of some blinding eye diseases.
Ophthalmology Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Scientists from Australia's Vision Centre have demonstrated a quick, accurate test under lights for one of the world's leading causes of blindness.
Ophthalmology Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- New university research aims to shed light on why being outside can help children see better.
Ophthalmology Jun 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
An omega-3 fatty acid found in fish, known as DHA, prevented age-related vision loss in lab tests, demonstrates recently published medical research from the University of Alberta.
Ophthalmology May 30, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 1
Just because a driver has passed the motor vehicle administration's vision test may not mean he or she is safe to drive. A recent study found that the frequency and distance at which drivers with moderate levels of blurred ...
Ophthalmology Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
People who are losing their eyesight through aged-related macular degeneration (AMD) may soon be able to find out if a commonly used drug can help save their vision.
Ophthalmology Mar 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
The first use of embryonic stem cells in humans eased a degenerative form of blindness in two volunteers and showed no signs of any adverse effects, according to a study published by The Lancet on Monday.
Medical research Jan 23, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (15) | 0
Eighty-five percent of children's learning is related to vision. Yet in the U.S., 80 percent of children have never had an eye exam or any vision screening before kindergarten, statistics say. When they do, the vision screenings ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 18, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Technology developed at the University of Cambridge to detect peripheral visual field loss in young children will enable the earlier detection of brain tumours, potentially saving sight and lives.
Medical research Oct 12, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |