vision

Vivid Vision raises $2.2 million to build VR tools to treat lazy eye

Posted in Medicine on 12th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

Startup Vivid Vision said today it has raised $2.2 million in a seed round to build VR tools that could be used to treat eye problems known as lazy eye.

For the First Time Ever, a Robot Performed an Operation Inside a Human Eye

Posted in Medicine on 9th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

Researchers have presented the results of a study using remotely operated robots to perform eye operations.

Soft artificial retina might make for smoother eye implants

Posted in Science on 8th May, 2017
by Alex Muller

A number of devices under development that promise to restore vision by stimulating optical neurons at the back of the eye.

Test may spot glaucoma before symptoms begin

Posted in Medicine on 28th Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

It might be possible to treat the main cause of permanent blindness before people notice any loss of vision, say University College London researchers.

Using CRISPR to reverse retinitis pigmentosa and restore visual function

Posted in Medicine on 22nd Apr, 2017
by Alex Muller

In mouse models, advanced gene editing tool reprogrammed photoreceptor rods to mutation-resistant cones