What is the UK National Eye-Health and Hearing Study

18 June 2019
Source: UK NEHS

High quality data for UK hearing, eye-health and vision. The UK National Eye-Health and Hearing Study is a research study being developed to gather data to understand why people in the UK are losing their sight due to preventable causes, and why people continue to live with correctable visual impairment and hearing loss. It is a nation-wide study encompassing all

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University of Manchester: Volunteers Still Required for study into the link between diet and eye health

26 March 2018
Source: University of Manchester: Manchester Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing

The University of Manchester and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital are jointly investigating the connection between diet and eye health – known as the ELVIS study: Effects of Lutein on Vision. Lutein is a naturally occurring compound found in certain fruits and vegetables. Volunteers would be given a daily capsule to take containing lutein, which is thought to protect the eye

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Vision for the Commonwealth

9 March 2018
Source: IAPB

The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) will take place this April in the United Kingdom. The Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubilee Trust has been working for the last few months with Sightsavers, the Fred Hollows Foundation, the International Coalition for Trachoma Control, Clearly and Peek Vision to initiate Vision for the Commonwealth. Vision for the Commonwealth is an advocacy initiative

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Lifeboat Foundation: Artificial Intelligence is Helping Restore Vision

12 January 2017
Source: Lifeboat Foundation

  Microsoft is partnering with a prestigious eye hospital in India to help perfect AI powered computer diagnostics to the field of ophthalmology. Artificial intelligence is continually making great strides to integrate more in various healthcare settings, hopefully increasing the quality and availability of patient care. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 285 million people are visually impaired,

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