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Healthy Eyes, Myopia, Presbyopia

Study Title This study might be a good fit if you meet the following criteria

Predicting visual function from structural data in health and ocular disease

  • Are between 20 and 40 years old
  • Have no known eye diseases
  • Have a spectacle or contact lens prescription between -6.00 and +6.00 dioptres, and less than -3.00 dioptres of astigmatism
  • Do not suffer from medical conditions and/or take medications that may affect the visual system: e.g. diabetes, neurological disorders, cancer

Machine learning for ocular image analysis: automated segmentation and classification

  • Any gender between the ages of 18 to 50 years old
  • Normal healthy eyes or cone shaped eyes (keratoconus)
  • Normal vision with or without glasses
  • Can understand and provide informed consent to participate
  • Are able to comply with the study procedures

MALCOLM - MultifocAL COntact Lenses for Myopia

  • Are aged 6-12 years (inclusive)
  • Are willing to wear soft contact lenses daily
  • Have Myopia (nearsightedness)
  • Have otherwise normal vision, and good ocular and general health
  • Have not previously used any myopia control treatments for more than 1 month or within the last month
  • Does not have an eye turn, "lazy" eye, or a history of surgery or other treatments or medications which may affect eye growth or contact lens wear
  • Have no plans to move for the duration of the study (1 year)
  • Is competent enough in English to be able to fully understand the participant information and consent form or you can consent on their behalf

Can nutrition be linked to Glaucoma?

  • Are 40 years or older
  • Have had an eye test by an Optometrist or Ophthalmologist in the past 36 months
  • Have NOT been diagnosed with any type of glaucoma in one or both eyes

Study of oil from your eyelids

  • Are aged 18 years or older
  • Able to read and understand English and be willing to provide your consent to participate in this study (as will be demonstrated by signing a record of informed consent)
  • Willing to donate oil samples from your lids
  • Have no pre-existing disease that adversely affects ocular health. Conditions such as systemic hypertension and arthritis do not automatically exclude you
  • Have no need for any systemic medication or topical medications which may alter normal ocular findings