A thinning of the retina is associated with earlier ageing of the brain. Widely available retinal imaging could help detect cognitive decline in its earliest stages.
We looked at eye photos and found one in every 150 Australians might have scarring from a common parasitic disease.
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.
It’s a sensation of light that isn’t caused by real light. And don’t worry, it’s totally normal.
Parkinson’s disease may be diagnosed by looking for subtle changes in eye movements and thinning of retina layers.
Just the tiniest bit of light can let you see in the ‘dark.’ Here’s how your eyes do it.
Kids need to play outside for a number of reasons, but there may even be benefit for their eyes. Here’s how sunlight helps prevent nearsightedness, or myopia.
We’re used to thinking of our eyes detecting light as the foundation of our visual system. But what’s going on in other cells throughout the body that can detect light, too?
Today is the start of World Retinal Week. Establishing retinal degenerative disorders in Africa is challenged by the unique genetic diversity of Africans.
The reverse-wiring of the eyeball has long been a mystery, but new research shows a remarkable structural purpose: increasing and sharpening our colour vision.
Melanopsin pigment in the eye could be more light sensitive than the pigment that allows for night vision, rhodopsin. A two-year…
The goji berry of Tibet could help patients affected by blindness as a result of long-term diabetes, new research has found…
Doctors and optometrists lack proficiency in dealing with diabetic patients at risk of eye damage, according to University…