Shamir partners with eye-tracking developer

Shamir Optical is partnering with Blink Technologies, an eye-tracking software developer, boosting its ophthalmic measurement capabilities.  Blink’s first-of-its-kind...

Tinnitus associated with POAG

A large-scale Taiwanese study has found patients with primary open-angle glaucoma (POAG) have an almost 30% increased risk of having tinnitus, compared...

Classroom light protective against myopia

Sunlight in the classroom can be a protective measure against the development of myopia, reducing axial elongation (AL) in eyes of children with a shorter...

Discrimination commonplace in optics

One in four UK optometrists has experienced or witnessed discrimination in the past two years, mostly targeting race (60%), followed by religion, sexism...

Dark bedrooms for better health

Even moderate artificial light exposure during sleep harms heart health and increases insulin resistance, a US study found.   Professor Phyllis Zee, chief...

Diversifying your trade

When you think of an optical store, what immediately springs to mind? Do you imagine mirrors and racks of glasses with a very serious, medical vibe? As...

Strabismus linked to mental illness

A large-scale US study has found a moderate association between strabismus and anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depressive disorder.

Break the convention

Woow Eyewear’s new collection is as vibrant and bold as ever, like an energy injection just in time for spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Stylish acetate...

C-3P0, R2D2… OCT?!

US engineers have found that the key to robots and self-driving cars ‘seeing’ the world more naturally and safely may be optical coherence tomography (OCT).

A London love letter

William Morris’ new London collection is vibrant, young and fashion-forward, delivering a unique twist to the brand’s iconic British style. An abundance...

CooperVision’s sustainability promise

In a bold move, CooperVision ANZ has made all the one-day contact lenses it sells in New Zealand and Australia plastic neutral.

LED lens prevents DR

South Korean researchers have shown a contact lens (CL) that irradiates the retina with far-red/ near-infrared (NIR) light prevented diabetic retinopathy...

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