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Children in Northern Ireland are up to three times more likely to be long-sighted than children living in other parts of the world, according to new University of Ulster research. In the first study of its kind in Ireland, researchers measured how well children could see, how long or short-sighted they were and measured the size and shape of their eyes.More>>
Mozambique Eyecare Project
Nanotechnology and the eye
Work on nanotechnology and the eye
Reported on GMTV
BBC Ulster local radio stations
Ocular immunology research team comment on Dry Eye prevalence and computer usage
The ocular immunology research team at University of Ulster were recently asked to comment on Dry Eye prevalence and computer usage in the general population. The following press releases resulted.
Paediatric Vision Research
Physiology, intraocular pressure and the optics of the eye
Reported in May 2007
Diurnal changes in Eyeworld; the US newsmagazine for the American Society of
University of Ulster manuscript one of the most frequently read articles in the British Journal of Ophthalmology
A University of Ulster manuscript is one of the top 3 articles in the British Journal of Ophthalmology listings of the 10 Most-Frequently Read Articles
The article by the ocular immunology researchers demonstrates concordance between a limited number of commonly used dry eye diagnostic tests.
Full article details:
J E Moore, J E Graham, E A Goodall, D A Dartt, A Leccisotti, V E McGilligan, T C B Moore Concordance between common dry eye diagnostic tests Br. J. Ophthalmol. 2009; 93: 66-72.
Work on dyslexia
Professor Pierscionek interviewed on 9th January 2008 on Irish Channel RTE 1 about dyslexia and the potential for a new clinical method for treating it.