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2012

15 minutes of fame

09th March 2012

Ian has hit the big time with cover picture and interview for Optician magazine! This is the industry magazine with a small but dedicated readership of optometrists and optical workers. Ian was interv...

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JS Bach diagnosed with glaucoma

07th March 2012

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750) composed over 1000 works, sired 20 children and was famously blind. New research in the journal Acta Ophthalmologica suggests the eventual cause of his blindness wa...

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Milan: The glasses capital of the world

06th March 2012

This weekend Ian, Heather and Gillian are jetting off to the annual MIDO glasses frames conferences in Milan. MIDO takes over 6 huge pavilions of Fieramilano, one of the largest exhibition centres in ...

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Stem cell injection improves vision

06th March 2012

The Lancet is reporting on an important new breakthrough in the fight against sight loss. Embryonic stem cell transplants have restored vision to patients registered blind as a result of AMD and Starg...

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New glasses to help stroke victims

05th March 2012

Israeli-developed spectacles costing around £1,600 per pair are being used to help stroke victims walk again. They work by projecting an image of a tiled black and white floor into the corner of each...

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New laser technique for early AMD

03rd March 2012

A new non-invasive laser surgery technique is being developed at King's College London that may delay the onset and development of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). The technique rejuvenates the...

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Edinburgh pioneers stem cell corneal treatments

02nd March 2012

Doctors in Edinburgh and Glasgow have come together to perform groundbreaking surgery to treat corneal blindness using stem cells (where the cornea is unable to transmit light through to the retina ma...

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Optic nerve regeneration possible

15th February 2012

Scientists in Boston have found a new way to re-grow damaged optic nerves. The finding will give new hope for people who have been left blind and partially sighted by injuries to the cells. The scient...

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Implant could banish regular eye drops and injections

05th February 2012

A new implant could help treat patients suffering from common eye conditions such as glaucoma and age-related macular degeneration. A tiny coil, known as an I-vation is inserted into the back of the e...

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