Ophthalmology

Major increase in U.S. glaucoma cases expected by 2030

(HealthDay)—Glaucoma affects more than three million Americans, but that number is expected to surge to more than four million by 2030, according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Illusion reveals that the brain fills in peripheral vision

What we see in the periphery, just outside the direct focus of the eye, may sometimes be a visual illusion, according to new findings published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. ...

Neuroscience

Brain training video games help low-vision kids see better

A new study by vision scientists at the University of Rochester and Vanderbilt University found that children with poor vision see vast improvement in their peripheral vision after only eight hours of training via kid-friendly ...

Ophthalmology

New research points to source of peripheral vision problems

You're hustling across Huntington Avenue, eyes on the Marino Center, as the "walk" sign ticks down seconds: Seven, six, five…. Suddenly bike brakes screech to your right. Yikes! Why didn't you see that cyclist coming with ...

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