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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 […]

Impact of Vitamin D on eyesight

Do you live in Brisbane? Are you aged between 18 and 25? If so you’re invited to take part in […]

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 […]

Stretchable nano-devices put smart contact lenses in sight

Researchers at the University of Adelaide and RMIT University have joined forces to create a stretchable nano-scale device to manipulate […]

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 […]

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 […]

1 in 2 Australians affected by eye problems

More than half (54%) of all Australians report having at least one long-term eye health condition, with nearly half the population […]

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 […]

Night blindness (nyctalopia)

Night blindness, or nyctalopia, is a condition in which a person’s night vision deteriorates and it becomes difficult to see […]