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2012

Keratoconus linked to sleep aponea

28th May 2012

A rather odd link has been found between Keratoconus and sleep aponea. Researchers in Chicago did some clever statistics on a group of 184 people (half of whom had keratoconus) and found 18 had a kno...

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Online specs ‘dangerous’

26th May 2012

Surprise surprise, online spectacles are pretty rubbish. So rubbish that  much of the time they don't even meet the basic British Standards and are potentially dangerous for your eyes says consumer w...

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Edinburgh leads on stem cells

24th May 2012

Edinburgh's very own Dr Ashish Agrawal was on Reporting Scotland highlighting the research into limbal stem cells happening at PAEP the Edinburgh Eye Hospital. Stem cells are the great hope for treati...

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Corneal crosslinking heals corneal ulcers

11th May 2012

A new application of corneal cross linking (CXL), a treatment previously used for treating keratoconus has been shown to be effective in treating infectious corneal ulcers. Indian specialists initiall...

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Caffiene can help dry eye

09th May 2012

A study in Japan has found that caffiene intake can actually boost the production of tears in the eye, releiving symptoms of dry eye. Half the 78 participants received a caffiene pill and the other h...

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New Styles – Bevel

08th May 2012

Timeless design,
 Innovative use of colour and quality of materials. It was these features that initially enticed us towards Bevel, but It wasn’t until we had them in our hands in Milan, or in fa...

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Glaucoma genes identified

07th May 2012

The largest study to date on the genetics of glaucoma has identified 2 genetic variations that are associated with the condition. Over 6000 patients, half of whom had primary open angle glaucoma had ...

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Bionic eyes cometh in 2013

05th May 2012

Australian scientists hope to have a prototype bionic eye built and ready to test on humans within the next year. The bionic eye which we've highlighted before gives hope to people suffering from vari...

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MIT produces self cleaning glass

03rd May 2012

Boffins at MIT have come up with a new type of glass that resists fogging, eliminates reflections and is 'self cleaning'. The surface of the glass is covered with tiny nanocones (1000 times thinner...

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AMD increases risk of stroke

02nd May 2012

People with AMD are at a increased risk of having a stroke, new research has suggested. Following over 12,000 patients over 13 years, the study found that those with any AMD were about 50% more likely...

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