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HRT could lower glaucoma risk

15 December 2017 by Selina Powell

Researchers find lower glaucoma rates in women who have received estrogen-only hormone replacement therapy after ovary removal

Good news for baby boomers

12 December 2017 by Selina Powell

The risk of developing age-related macular degeneration is lower among those born between 1946 and 1964 than earlier generations

Sealing battlefield eye injuries with “reversible superglue”

07 December 2017 by Selina Powell

A temperature-sensitive fluid that becomes semi-solid when applied to the eye could help to prevent vision loss among soldiers

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Keep your eyes peeled

15 December 2017 by Selina Powell

An inventive dry eye solution stimulates the production of tears in a similar way to cutting an onion

A world of difference

12 December 2017 by Selina Powell

Using augmented reality has helped to improve the visual acuity of amblyopia patients by 1.5 lines on a logMAR eye chart


National Theatre pilots smart glasses

12 December 2017 by John White, Laurence Derbyshire

Augmented reality is finding a role to improve accessibility for theatre-goers