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Smoking during pregnancy may lead to childhood eye condition | International

In an Acta Ophthalmologica analysis of 11 relevant articles, maternal smoking during pregnancy was associated with a 46 per cent increased risk […]

Eye disease can cause blindness, and it’s on the rise

A new study into recent cases of ocular syphilis warns increasing numbers of people are at risk of permanent damage […]

Lifting the lid on lipids to prevent dry eye

Australian researchers have made an important breakthrough in understanding the composition of the tear film that protects our eyes, leading […]

Renewed focus on predicting glaucoma risk

Confirmation of 40 new genetic markers takes forward the development of the first tests to assess a person’s risk of […]
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Insights into new corneal surgery

An innovative vision-restoring procedure performed in Australia for less than 10 years has been reported on in detail for the […]

Clinical trial to treat conjunctivitis using a novel non-antibiotic treatment

With conjunctivitis running rampant this year, USC’s Clinical Trials Centre is uniquely placed as the only location in Australia working […]

Eye tracking might help reduce driver drowsiness

A revolutionary new way of detecting driver drowsiness by tracking eye movement could help reduce the road toll, a world-first […]

Power of genetic data to identify disease risk

Massive banks of genetic information are being harnessed to shed new light on modifiable health risks that underlie common diseases. […]

Lens innovation goes global

The success of Flinders University Optometry’s innovative Watkins Fundus Lens has been elevated to a global level with its acceptance […]

Breakthrough discovery to prevent blindness

Macquarie University researchers have discovered that a naturally occurring protein in the body protects the eye from the common eye […]