The impact of using electronic devices is critical during the first years of life, both visually and on the cognitive and social development of the child.
Eye drops might one day be a safe, non-invasive and less costly alternative to cataract surgery.
Why is it so difficult to swat a fly? A team of insect experts explains how a fly’s sophisticated vision allows it to quickly react to visual cues.
A device could be use to transmit a camera’s video feed into moving patterns of electrical stimulation on the surface of the tongue.
As people age, their eyes lose the ability to focus on close objects. A new eye drop treatment called Vuity can improve vision without the need for glasses, contacts or surgery.
A veterinary ophthalmologist explains what’s going on.
Experiment that creates altered states of consciousness sheds light on an old problem.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) lives up to its name: Its prevalence increases with age and it is the leading cause of blindness in people over 65 years old.
By looking at the eye bones and ear canals of extinct dinosaurs, researchers show that a small ancient predator likely hunted at night and had senses as good as a modern barn owl.
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in children spending more time on digital devices, which may have a long-term impact on their vision, including the risk of myopia.
Contact lens technology is reaching the point where science fiction meets reality. From interfaces to pressure monitors and drug release features, the contact lens industry is about to be disrupted.
A curious kid asks: what do blind people experience in their dreams?
Staring at screens for long periods of time — as we are during the pandemic — can reveal previously undiagnosed eye problems.
Neuroscientists tackling the age-old question of whether perceptions of color hold from one person to the next are coming up with some interesting answers.
‘Worm’ is really a catchall term for a huge variety of animals with different characteristics that span the tree of life. They hold clues about our own origins as well as hints about human health.
How do tigers – a top predator – successfully hunt their prey when they have bright orange fur? The secret’s in their stripes!
Simple hygiene goes a long way to avoid serious eye infections.
Your faithful friend’s view of the world is different than yours, but maybe not in the way you imagine.
Strategies to cure various types of blindness are looking more plausible after a series of recent breakthroughs using gene editing and gene therapy.
Contact lenses are safe to use during the pandemic as long as you follow strict hygiene recommendations, including frequent hand washing.