20 Aug 2013
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…
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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),…
23 Apr 2012
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…
25 Oct 2011
Ischaemic maculopathy is a sight threatening condition for which there are currently no effective treatments. It is a type of diabetic retinopathy.