Monday, April 21, 2014
  • Getting closer to understanding the presbyopia puzzle

    A new breakthrough in optical imaging could be a major step forward in solving a problem that leaves every person over the age of 45 years needing vision correction to see near objects clearly...

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  • Patient journeys a key to diabetes related blindness

    Diabetes related blindness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians is 14 times higher than in non-Indigenous populations. This alarming statistic has kick-started a series of Vision CRC programs working to identify and remove gaps in the delivery ...

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  • Breakthrough Camera

    The most advanced technology for use in real-time detection and assessment of common blinding eye disease and general health disorders will soon be available to the world with stimulus funding provided for development by the Australian Government's CRC..

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  • Recycled glasses not the solution...

    You might feel good sending your old reading glasses to a developing country. But a recent international study involving collaborating partners in the Vision CRC suggests it is...

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  • Diabetic retinopathy cost Mary her sight

    Mary, 54, a Bundjolong woman from Taree was declared legally blind last year. Just over 27 years ago she was diagnosed with diabetes and over the years, due to associated complications, she developed diabetic retinopathy...

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Myopia Control

Myopia (short-sightedness) is reaching epidemic proportions, especially in Asia, due to urbanisation and increased screen and text-based activity.

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Biomaterials

A novel replacement lens technology is being developed to provide a breakthrough solution for the more than one billion people with presbyopia and cataract...

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Ocular Comfort

One of the major factors preventing growth in the use of contact lenses and in the contact lens industry is ocular discomfort. Each year around 12%...

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Models of Vision Care

Improving ways of delivering vision care to Indigenous communities and developing the vision centre model as a blueprint for developing communities around ...    
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About Us

The Vision Cooperative Research Centre (Vision CRC)  is a collaboration of centreresearchers and industry partners from around the world, drawn together to deliver innovative solutions to common eye conditions such as myopia, presbyopia and hyperopia - problems that affect the vision of billions worldwide.

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Blue Mountain Rain Forest

Rain Forest Blue Mountrains

Rain Forest Blue Mountrains

 

Source: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Rainforest,bluemountainsNSW.jpg

Author: Adam J.W.C.

License: GNU Free Documentation License