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iPhone device aims to detect eye disease, prevent blindness

The EyeGo, developed at Stanford University, uses an iPhone to snap sharp pictures of the front and back of the eye.

By May 28, 2014


Expanding camera lens combines insect, human vision

This hybrid approach could give smartphone cameras dynamic focus, and add depth to surgical imaging.

By September 19, 2013


Everything you need to know about Google Glass (FAQ)

The amazing, and frankly strange, Google Glass raises pressing questions about the futuristic head tech. CNET walks you through some common queries.

By May 6, 2013


New prosthetic treatment helps blind mice see

Cornell researchers decode mice brain signals necessary in vision and use the data to create a retinal prosthetic. Next up, monkeys and, possibly, humans.

By August 14, 2012


Smartphone display could improve eye diagnoses

Researchers find that ophthalmologists consistently rate inner-eye photos viewed on iPhones as higher quality than those viewed on desktop computers.

By July 11, 2012


Can 3D movies and games damage your eyes, or those of your children?

With all of the discussion about the merits, or lack thereof, in 3D entertainment, we haven't yet stopped to ask if it's going to make your eyeballs explode. Let's rectify that.

By February 3, 2011


BMW may add sounds to make electric cars safer

Automotive News reports on BMW's plans to add pedestrian alert sounds to electric cars.

By January 13, 2011


Why Facebook isn't making your eyeballs bleed

Vision care professionals are in agreement: despite rampant complaints, a design change to Facebook's home page that shrinks the font size will not, in fact, make anybody go blind.

By November 5, 2010


The laser turns 50

On May 16, 1960, Hughes Lab researcher Theodore Maiman built the world's first laser, even as two Bell Labs researchers got the patent for the innovation.

By May 14, 2010


Oraya's IRay earns Europe's CE mark of approval

Oraya Therapeutics earns approval in Europe for its stereotactic radiotherapy system designed to treat eye diseases, but IRay remains limited to investigational use in the U.S.

By April 8, 2010