ophthalmology

Modern VR and AR device can help simulate sight loss

Modern VR and AR device can help simulate sight loss

Virtual/augmented reality devices can simulate some of the key difficulties experienced due to glaucoma, suggests new study from City, University of London.

AI may spot newborns at risk of blinding disease

AI may spot newborns at risk of blinding disease

An AI device may help identify newborns at risk for aggressive posterior retinopathy of prematurity (AP-ROP).

Smart contact lens sensor for eye health monitoring

Smart contact lens sensor for eye health monitoring

Researchers have developed a "smart" contact lens that can show real-time changes in moisture and pressure by altering colors.

Self-moisturising smart contact lenses

Self-moisturising smart contact lenses

Scientists have developed a contact lens that moisturizes the eye using tears in a reservoir behind the lower eyelid.

Fabricated corneal tissue allows closer look at how eyes heal

Fabricated corneal tissue allows closer look at how eyes heal

Researchers used a microfluidic devices to fabricate tiny strands of collagen called fibrils to help further his team’s research on the eye’s repair process.

Retinal screening in diabetes: diagnosis by robot

Retinal screening in diabetes: diagnosis by robot

Physicians have been using automatic digital retinal screening, without assistance from an ophthalmologist, to detect diabetic retinal disease.