Engineers and physicians at Duke University have developed a handheld device capable of capturing images of a retina with cellular resolution.
Hand-held, wireless retinal scanner harnesses new photonics technology to enable early diagnosis of glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.
The technological development has international recognition and has sparked interest for industrial production by a manufacturer in the medical sector.
A University of Leeds researcher is developing a new eye lens, made from the same material found in smartphone and TV screens, which could restore long-sightedness in older people.
The US regulator gives the go-ahead for a device that helps people who are blind perceive visual images captured by a sunglasses-mounted camera using their tongue.
Imaging technology that scans blood vessels in the eye could be used to help diagnose a wide range of diseases, a study suggests.
This fall, University of Houston (UH) optometry students began hands-on training in a first-of-its-kind simulation lab that offers them 24/7 access to virtual patients.
Augmented reality is increasingly becoming… well … a reality. Smartphone apps can point out restaurants as you scan the street with your phone camera or even identify constellations when you…
A new, quick and simple eye test can predict who is more at risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness worldwide. Researchers at Australia’s Vision Centre (VC) have found that while people with early AMD can still see …
A bedside device that expertly analyzes eye movements could one day save lives by helping doctors determine whether stroke is the cause of a patient’s disabling, severe, continuous dizziness, or a more benign condition like vertigo…