Ophthalmic research is one of the areas of medicine which stands to benefit most from the AI revolution. In an interview from New Scientist Live 2019, Moorfields Eye Hospital ophthalmologist...
16 October 2019 Analysis
30 September 2019 News
Patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) may soon be offered a blood test to assess their treatment options, instead of having to provide a tumour sample for analysis.
6 September 2019 News
Belgian ophthalmic medical device company iSTAR Medical today announced the completion of its Series C funding round, raising €40m. The company develops novel implants for the treatment of glaucoma.
27 August 2019 Analysis
With the launch of Johnson & Johnson Vision’s photochromic contact lens, the first to adapt to changing light conditions, Abi Millar looks at the growing field of contact lens technology,...
20 August 2019 News
Researchers have developed a promising form of optic nerve stimulation that could help blind patients see light.
29 May 2019 News
A 3D-printed artificial cornea made of decellularised corneal stroma and stem cells may eventually replace the use of donated corneas in eye surgery.
30 April 2019
Researchers at the University of Michigan Kellogg Eye Center have demonstrated the effectiveness of a smartphone technology which combines high-quality retinal imaging with artificial intelligence (AI) to enable the early...
25 March 2019 Comment
A study by the University of Oxford concluded that low vision patients using their smart glasses had improved independent mobility.
19 November 2018 News
US conglomerate Alphabet’s research-based subsidiary Verily has halted the glucose-sensing lens project with Novartis’ eye-care division Alcon.