Teaching computers to see the world like us

Machines that can obtain information from images and multi-dimensional data have been around for years, but what does the future hold for computer vision?

Short-sightedness now a global epidemic

More of us are experiencing short-sightedness or myopia, so to what extent are our modern lifestyles and hours spent staring at screens to blame?

Eye health cannot be ignored

National Eye Health Week is an opportunity for all of us to improve the nation's vision, especially as the population ages

Regular eye tests: what’s stopping you?

Almost every high street has an optician, so why are so many people still not getting the eyecare they need?

Sight loss increasingly linked to obesity and poor diets

The UK's eye clinics are bulging with the strain of dealing with an ageing population and the rising tide of obesity

Debunking the most common eye myths

Many medical myths are often described as old wives' tales. But technological advances in the last 70 years have resulted in a myriad of "new wives' tales" - especially in the field of sight

Learning how to live with low vision

For those suffering from sight loss, advice and support is at hand to improve quality of life

Technological innovations open patients’ eyes

From artificial intelligence to augmented reality, new technologies are revolutionising eyecare and transforming the lives of those suffering with sight loss