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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 […]

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 […]

Guide dogs offer much more than mobility

Impact of a guide dog extends far beyond its ability to guide its handler Benefits include promoting social participation, managing […]

Revolutionary device will show the way forward for the blind

Daily life for blind and vision-impaired people will be dramatically improved following the development by University of Melbourne researchers of […]

New eye test could detect glaucoma years earlier

UNSW scientists have developed a testing protocol that identifies the blinding eye disease glaucoma four years earlier than current techniques. […]

The chewing gum test that could prevent blindness and save lives

Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Save Sight Institute have reported a simple ‘chewing gum’ test that could be the […]

Australia on track to eliminate blinding trachoma

Overall prevalence of trachoma in Australia is declining as a result of strengthened control programs, according to a surveillance report released […]

Volunteers wanted for study concerning falls in older adults with macular degen…

QUT Optometrist and PhD candidate Ursula White wants people over 65 with and without macular degeneration to participate in a […]

Closing the gap in Indigenous eye heath is within reach

Health agencies are closer to eradicating preventable blindness in Indigenous Australians, according to an update on progress released today by the University […]