Stem Cell Therapy Could Help Restore Vision

Researchers from Singapore and Sweden have developed a potentially viable stem cell therapy approach in preclinical models that can help replace lost photoreceptors.

How The Brain Prepares For The Eyes To See

Computer simulations show that spontaneous activity in the developing retina could help the visual cortex form properly prior to input from the eyes.

Study Hard And Play Hard, Says Amanda The Panda

Although children may feel pressurized to spend their time studying indoors, a new book reminds parents that outdoor play has immense benefits for their child’s eyesight and emotional health.

A Vision To Tackle Myopia In Singapore

The Singapore National Eye Centre and the Singapore Eye Research Institute plan to reduce the prevalence of myopia in Singapore through education and awareness initiatives.

Children’s Book Promotes Two Hours Of Outdoor Play To Prevent Myopia

Targeted at young children, the illustrated book tells the story of a panda named Amanda, who plays outdoors for two hours every day to protect her eyesight.

Adjusting ‘Lazy Eyes’ With Augmented Reality

Researchers in China have shown that augmented reality technology can be used to correct ‘lazy eye’ or amblyopia.

Understanding Inherited Blindness Through Zebrafish Eyes

Discovery of a gene in zebrafish that triggers congenital blindness could lead to new treatments for a similar disease in humans.

Maintaining The Delicate Balance In The Eyes

Scientists have identified the enzyme that maintains the balance between two key processes that control the size of light-sensitive membranes in the eyes.

Does A Pony See What We See?

Like humans, ponies judge the size of objects using length rather than area, scientists have found.