Ophthalmology

Diabetes doubles chance of developing cataract

People with diabetes are twice as likely to develop cataract as the general population and the relative risk is highest in those aged between 45 and 54, according to a new study published in the journal Eye.

Ophthalmology

Gene therapy shows long-term benefit for treating rare blindness

Pioneering gene therapy has restored some vision to patients with a rare form of genetic blindness for as long as four years, raising hopes it could be used to cure common causes of vision loss, new University of Oxford research ...

Ophthalmology

New sight test detects early AMD

Researchers based at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) at Moorfields Eye Hospital and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology designed a new test that can spot the first stages of sight ...

Ophthalmology

Measuring eye pressure in glaucoma research using iPerfusion

Researchers at Imperial College London have developed a tool that could change our understanding of one of the eye's critical systems. The results, which were part-funded by Fight for Sight, could make it easier to develop ...

Ophthalmology

New app demystifies glaucoma

Researchers from City University London have developed a highly engaging new app, supported by Allergan Pharmaceuticals, to educate people who have been newly diagnosed with glaucoma about the condition.

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