A recent study showed that corneal nerves in the sub-basal plexus were reduced in patient with cancer who were treated with oxaliplatin or paclitaxel, two neurotoxic chemotherapy drugs which can commonly cause nerve damage in the hands and feet.
With increasing use of smartphones and digital devices by children, dry eye is becoming more of a problem even in younger kids. Although some studies suggest that children report less symptoms of dry eye compared to adults, this may be related to use of questi
Are late sleepers more susceptible to myopia? Read the latest paper from our PhD student Xiao Nicole Liu and her supervisors Professor Padmaja Sankaridurg and Associate Professor Thomas John Naduvilath
SOVS Paper of the Week: Researchers, Dr Jack Phu and Professor Michael Kalloniatis propose a systematic approach to seeding point error assessment for the new SITA Faster paradigm, helping clinicians improve the overall fidelity of the visual field test result.
SOVS Paper of the Week: Blue-blocking lenses (BBLs) are being marketed by several ophthalmic lens manufacturers as protection against the damaging effects of blue light by selectively attenuating blue light.
SOVS Paper of the Week: : We are already in the middle of the next pandemic - infections that are impossible to treat with current antibiotics. To overcome this, we are developing new antimicrobials, and this is the latest from PhD student Tom Yu.
Researchers at the University of New South Wales and the Centre for Eye Health assess the repeatability of lower‐ and higher‐order aberration measurements in patients with keratoconus using the irx3 wavefront aberrometer.
One of the pleasures of working with the cornea is its accessibility and transparency – this means that, unlike elsewhere in the body, images can be captured in a non-invasive way in order to evaluate cells, blood vessels and nerves.
Congratulations to Professor Mark Willcox and team who have had their project entitled "New disinfection systems to overcome PPE shortages and provide long term protection against infection in Hospitals and Public Settings” funded by a UNSW Research
SOVS Paper of the Week: Amoeba are free living protozoa, a bit like us. They are found in domestic water everywhere, so in this time of frequent hand washing, contact lens wearers remember to dry your hands before touching lenses.