Eye Care

Kale chips
Blood 20 Aug 2013

Kale chips

These crispy homemade chips are packed with flavour and nutrients. It’s amazing that just by drying kale, a delicious leafy green, you end up with…
Eyes may provide a look into multiple sclerosis progression
Eye Care 04 Jan 2013

Eyes may provide a look into multiple sclerosis progression

New research suggests that thinning of a layer of the retina in the eyes may show how fast multiple sclerosis (MS) is progressing in people with the disease. The study is published in the January 1, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Migraine and Healthy Eyes Research Project
Chronic Pain 01 Jan 2013

Migraine and Healthy Eyes Research Project

Volunteers are invited to participate in a research study assessing the effects of migraine headaches on visual function (HREC#0932638). The study will involve up to three test sessions, each of which may take up to three hours. During the sessions, the following will be performed:An eye examination to determine whether you are eligible to…
Appropriate Oxygen Levels for Extremely Preterm Infants: a Prospective Meta-analysis (NeOProM)
Children's health 01 Jan 2013

Appropriate Oxygen Levels for Extremely Preterm Infants: a Prospective Meta-analysis (NeOProM)

For over 60 years the most appropriate oxygen level for preterm babies remains unknown. To answer this, we will combine data from over 5300 babies to be sure the expected benefits of lower oxygen for babies’ eyes and lungs does not come at the expense of increasing death or major…
Cortical Markers for Glaucoma Research Project
Eye Care 01 Jan 2013

Cortical Markers for Glaucoma Research Project

Volunteers are needed for a research study into the effects of glaucoma on the brain. They will require two appointments in total. One of these will be at the Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital, East Melbourne, where they will have a full eye examination and some imaging of…
Eye care: Dr Joe Kosterich
Eye Care 25 Sep 2012

Eye care: Dr Joe Kosterich

Looking after your eyes involves a range of measures to promote healthy eyes, including eye tests, wearing sunglasses and wearing contact lenses or glasses.
Diabetes and eye diseases
Eye Care 06 Aug 2012

Diabetes and eye diseases

Diabetes is a condition that affects the body’s ability to control sugar levels. This can be due to autoimmune damage to the pancreas (Type 1),…
Diabetic retinopathy
Blood 23 Apr 2012

Diabetic retinopathy

Diabetic retinopathy is the most common of all diabetic eye diseases and typically affects both eyes. It is a severe condition which may cause vision…
Ischaemic maculopathy
Blood 25 Oct 2011

Ischaemic maculopathy

Ischaemic maculopathy is a sight threatening condition for which there are currently no effective treatments. It is a type of diabetic retinopathy.