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Blue eye

Eyes hold clues to the narrowing of leg vessels

20 March 2017 by Selina Powell

American research suggests that changes in the retina may predict a higher risk of developing peripheral artery disease


The eyes have it

20 March 2017 by Selina Powell

Improved vision rather than powerful limbs allowed early vertebrates to make the transition from water to land

Breast cancer drug may help treat AMD

18 March 2017 by Selina Powell

Tamoxifen may hold potential for the treatment of degenerative retinal diseases, new research shows

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Bhavin Shah

Appy days

20 March 2017 by Selina Powell

Optometrist and start-up co-founder, Bhavin Shah, spoke to OT  about the possibilities of technology for optics

Contact lens

A tiny microphone

01 March 2017 by Selina Powell

Measuring blood flow at the back of the eye with a device that can fit in a contact lens could help diagnose AMD and diabetic retinopathy

Eagle eye

Bird's eye view

16 February 2017 by Selina Powell

A miniature camera that imitates an eagle’s vision may lead to the creation of tiny, but complex, ocular imaging systems