Posted on 05th October 2011
The material called “Duoptix” is made of 80% water (a similar proportion to the cornea) and a network of 2 special types of plastic. The researchers hope that it will replace donor tissue in corneal transplant surgery and lower the chance of rejection by the eye which occurs in around 20% of cases. Corneal grafts are carried out in cases where the patient’s cornea is either misshapen or loses clarity through disease or injury.
28th August 2017
What is Myopia Management? Myopia Management is the process of reducing the progression of short-sightedness (Myopia) in children. We do not know exactly what causes children to become more short-s...Read more
10th August 2017
Pre-school vision screening should not negate the need for a comprehensive pre-school eye examination. In Scotland, we are fortunate that all children receive a Pre-School Orthoptic Vision Screenin...Read more