A trio of engineers has developed a smart cane that provides navigation assistance with warning vibrations and spoken directions, enhancing the independence of people with blindness or visual impairments by helping them find a seat in a public space or the right products in a grocery store, among others.
An international team led by researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has successfully developed world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) model that can detect Alzheimer’s disease (AD) solely through retinal photographs.
A commercially available eye drop adapter device, dubbed the Nanodropper, results in comparable pupil diameter as standard of care (SOC) for routine pupillary dilation in paediatric patients, according to a recent study.
Patients with early age-related macular degeneration (eAMD) appear to have increased serum cholesterol efflux capacity, according to a recent Singapore study. The same is true for polypoidal choroidal vasculopathy (PCV), but not for typical neovascular AMD (tAMD).
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) patients on sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors appear to be at lower risk of dry eye disease (DED) compared with their counterparts who are receiving glucagonlike peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs), as shown in a study.