The latest news and developments in the eye health and sight loss sector.
A woman has had 27 contact lenses removed from one eye after going to Solihull Hospital for routine cataract surgery.
Moorfields Eye Hosptial has this month launched a new five-year strategy which for the first time brings together all aspects of its work across clinical care, research and education and applies to its NHS and private services, both in the UK and internationally.
New research funded by the College of Optometrists has found that introducing an intermediate-tier service (ITS) for eye care services could reduce the volume of patients referred to hospitals by GPs and provide replacement services at lower costs.
The starting gun has sounded for nominations to Bayer’s awards programme, the Ophthalmology Honours.
The Housing guide for people with sight loss is designed to help young adults move house and live independently. It brings together information from across the web into one easy-to-access location.
New research by the University of Birmingham has found a link between obstructive sleep apnoea and an increased risk of advanced diabetic retinopathy.
Research suggests that a financial incentive approach to increasing patient uptake of diabetic eye screening (DES) could actually discourage attendance.
Doctors have successfully used magnets implanted behind a person’s eyes to treat nystagmus, a condition characterised by involuntary eye movements.
David Probert, chief executive at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has been appointed chairman of the World Association of Eye Hospitals (WAEH).
This year, Macular Week 2017 will take place from 26 June to 2 July in order to help raise awareness of the link between smoking and sight loss.