eye tests

Diabetics ‘risk blindness with just two drinks a day’


December 4th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists from Utrecht University have found that diabetics who drink just two glasses of wine a day may be at greater risk of losing their sight.Their research showed ... Read more...

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Indian origin scientist’s smartphone app for home eye tests


June 24th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): Going to an eye clinic for a simple eye test may soon become passé, thanks to the efforts of an Indian-origin American scientist, who has developed a simple ... Read more...

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Eye tests of cattle may help detect mad cow disease


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): A peek into the eyes of cattle may become the basis for a long-sought test to detect infection with the agent that causes Mad Cow Disease, say scientists.That ... Read more...

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UAE launches anti-smoking campaign


May 27th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 27 (IANS/WAM) At least 14 percent of all smokers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are women, and the government has launched a programme to create awareness among women about ... Read more...

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Aussie men avoid eye check ups because of vanity!


March 23rd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 23 (ANI): A lot of Aussie men avoid getting eye check up done because they fear they'll be asked to wear glasses.The survey, conducted by Specsaver, found 13 percent of ... Read more...

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New high-tech eye tests can tell you about your health


October 26th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26 (ANI): They say eyes are windows of ones heart. Well, it may be true with the new range of high-tech eye scans that can help detect brain tumours ... Read more...

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Virtual reality goggles for simpler, more accurate eye tests


August 9th, 2008 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 9 (ANI): An Israeli expert has developed a goggles-like device that can make it much easier to conduct visual field tests, which can uncover glaucoma and conditions like optic ... Read more...

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New goggles take hassles out of eye test


August 9th, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 9 (IANS) Researchers have developed a device that can be worn like goggles, which practically takes the hassles out of existing eye tests and gives much better results. The new ... Read more...

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