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Human retinas successfully grown in a dish

To help to understand how color vision develops researchers have successfully grown human retinas in a Petri dish. These bio-constructs will allow for different theories to be tested.

Eye of Hurricane Matthew pounds eastern Cuba: US monitor

Washington - The eye of Hurricane Matthew has reached eastern Cuba after the deadly storm ploughed through Haiti and the Dominican Republican, triggering mass floods and leaving at least seven dead, a US-based monitor said Tuesday.

Doctor removes wrong eye from infant cancer patient

Sonora - A few weeks ago, a doctor in Sonora, Mexico performed surgery on a 14-month-old cancer patient, but he ended up removing the wrong eye, according to a health official.

Ebola found in man's eye months after it left blood: Report

Washington - The Ebola virus has been detected for the first time in an eye of a patient months after it vanished from his blood, researchers said.Dr.

How smartphones can revolutionize the diagnosis of disease

Smartphones are revered for their huge range of capabilities, expandable via apps that use the potential of the hardware to maximum effect. One of the most intriguing possibilities being explored now is the ability to use a phone to diagnose illness.

Seven eye health problems you didn’t know Special

Your eyes are a window into your overall health, and it’s important to get your eyes checked even if you don’t think you have vision problems, according to a lead eye specialist.

Assistive technology manufacturer partners with optics company

Los Angeles - HumanWare announced a major strategic partnership with Essilor, the world's leading ophthalmic optics company. It becomes the majority shareholder of the company, specializing in assistive technologies for people who are blind or have low vision.

Video game Tetris can help lazy eye?

Patching is something that has been used to treat lazy eye in kids, but now some researchers have been using the game Tetris to treat the condition.

Computer use increases risk to children's eyesight

Take important steps offered by the American Optometric Association in safeguarding your child's eye sight while using computers or other devices.

Yellow skin, xanthelasmata, might signal heart disease

Research suggests the presence of yellow cholesterol deposits around the skin of the eyes and on the eyelids might predict heart disease and the chance of having a heart attack.

An eye for an eye in Iran

A man who attacked another man with acid, leaving the victim blind and without ears, will also lose an eye and ear for the attack, an Iran court rules.

Woman mistakes Super Glue for eye drops

Phoenix - An Arizona woman who accidentally put glue in her eye instead of her eye drops wants to warn others so that they don’t make the same mistake.

Worm behind man’s eye for nine months has finally been removed

John Matthews from Bellevue, Iowa discovered the worm last December living in his eye after becoming concerned when he noticed two spots obscuring vision in his left eye.

Researchers reverse blindness with stem cell transplants

Italian researchers say stem cell transplants can repair eyes damaged by chemical burns. The treatment worked fully in 82 of 107 eyes, the study concludes.

Eye doctors: Quit smoking, save sight

There is another good reason to quit smoking. According to U.S. eye doctors quitting smoking can save a person's vision.

Research may lead to better UV/radiation blocking in eyeglasses

Penn State researchers have found adding cerium oxide to phosphate glass rather than the commonly used silicate glass may make eyeglasses able to block ultraviolet light.

Scientists Develop Bendable Curved Cameras, Raising Potential For Bionic Eyes

Materials scientists working in the U.S. say they've designed an electronic camera that can mimic the shape of the human eye. The design is a big step in imaging as it could lead to bionic implants and sensors in humans.

A Cup Of Coffee A Day Keeps The Twitches At Bay

At last, a good word for the drink many of us need to get us started in the mornings - Italian researchers claim that drinking coffee can stop you going blind by preventing a condition called blepharospasm

Eye-eating bacteria blinds girl

A British Columbia teenager's dream trip to Africa turned into a nightmare when bacteria began eating her eyes. Trasey Plouffe, 18, lost her sight three weeks ago and nearly had to have her right eye removed after bacteria destroyed both her corneas.

Do You Have A Dominant Eye?

The majority of people are right eye dominant.

The Megapixels in Your Eye

If you think your new 15 megapixel camera was high res then have a look at this though your very own inbuilt ultra high res imaging device, your EYES.

5000 year old artificial eye unearthed

Iranian and Italian archeologists have uncovered an artificial eye, believed to have belonged to a Persian preistess. Archeologists believe that those who say the eye would have believed that the woman could see into the future.

Implant of bionic eye can restore the sight of millions of blind

A bionic eye implant may help millions of blind people to see the world.

A Girl Like Me

Color is more than skin deep for young African-American women struggling to define themselves. An inspiring and eye opening video.

Eye Donation by whole Village - World Record

Decision of donating Eye by all people of one Villager in India has made a record

A new contender in the most useless USB device race.

Just because you can power something from a USB doesn't mean you should.

New Eye Implant Clears Cloudy Vision

Nice discovery and hopefully will benefit many in need of it...
 

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Anatomy of the Eye.
Anatomy of the Eye.
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An illustration picture shows the Twitter logo reflected in the eye of a woman in Berlin
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A human retina
A human retina
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Researchers at the University of Minnesota have fully 3D printed an image sensing array on a hemisph...
Researchers at the University of Minnesota have fully 3D printed an image sensing array on a hemisphere, which is a first-of-its-kind prototype for a "bionic eye."
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An African elephant eye
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Human eye, close up
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