Genetics expert Jean Bennett explains how gene therapy is being used to treat certain forms of inherited blindness.
Ontario is significantly expanding the number and range of medical procedures performed in privately run clinics. Here’s why that’s so problematic.
We looked at eye photos and found one in every 150 Australians might have scarring from a common parasitic disease.
Orthokeratology involves wearing a specially designed rigid contact lens overnight. There’s good evidence it can help slow the progression of myopia. But like all treatments, there are risks, too.
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.
It’s a sensation of light that isn’t caused by real light. And don’t worry, it’s totally normal.
Some health products haven’t been tested for the benefits that they claim to produce. Blue-light blocking lenses are promoted as helping sleep cycles, but there is no evidence to support this.
Screen time wasn’t a issue in the 19th century but that didn’t stop concerns over how new developments might damage eyesight
More than a million Australians have an untreated cataract and hundreds of cataract surgeries are performed daily, but what are they?