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A soft spot for stem cells helps cornea healing

New research reveals a potential revolutionary way to treat eye injuries and prevent blindness – by softening the tissue hosting the st...

  • 03/05/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Eyes


Sight-saving imaging tool wins Imperial’s biggest startup competition

A team of Imperial students are hoping to make avoidable blindness a thing of the past with a revolutionary imaging tool. VUI Diagnost...

  • 25/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Eyes, Big Data & Digital Health


Our artificial cornea breakthrough could lead to self-assembling organs

For every person in the world who receives a cornea transplant, there are 69 others who still need one. That leaves about 12.5m people ...

  • 07/03/2019
  • Health & Social Care Research, Eyes


Asteroid - the fun 3D eye test

In 2015, I was in the Medical School, and noticed posters for something called Asteroid.  There was a launch event to find out more abo...

  • 13/06/2018
  • Health & Social Care Research, Big Data & Digital Health, Children & young people, Eyes
  • Irene Soulsby


How our new technology will help blind people ‘see’ at the cinema

Sight loss affects around two million people in the UK, a number that is likely to increase to four million by 2050. Losing sight can ...

  • 29/11/2017
  • Eyes, Health & Social Care Research