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Bitot’s spots

Bitot’s spots are small grey-white deposits on the conjunctiva, which is the usually transparent membrane covering the white part of […]


Nyctalopia is an eye condition characterised by defects in the regeneration of rhodopsin. It is caused by vitamin A deficiency. […]

Photoreceptor cones

Photoreceptor cones are structures in the eye’s retina which sense colour, functioning best in bright light. There are 6 or […]

Photoreceptor rods

Photoreceptor rods are structures in the eye’s retina which sense light. Rods function best in dim light.  


Xerophthalmia is a condition affecting structures in the eye called the cornea and conjunctiva. It is associated with vitamin A deficiency. […]

Can Vitamin D improve your eyesight? Join a QUT study to help find out

Young Brisbane adults aged between 18 and 25 are invited to participate in a QUT study into the role vitamin […]

Recall on Ircal and Refresh Night Time eye ointments – potential for part…

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Allergan, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling certain batches of Ircal and […]

New insights into cataract vision loss

Leading South Australian optometry centre, Flinders Vision, is tackling difficult vision problems with innovative research and new equipment. Along with a newly […]
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How to shrink your blind spot

It’s a case of you don’t know what you’ve been missing out on. UQ researchers Mr Paul Miller and Associate […]

Shapes, lines and movements are in the eye of the beholder

New thinking about how we perceive shapes, lines and movement suggests this information is first deciphered in the retina of […]