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Vision for Drivers – The Facts

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

Good eyesight is essential for safe driving and poor vision can impair your driving performance. You are responsible for ensuring that your vision meets the specified minimum (more…)

What happens in an eye examination?

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

An eye examination is carried out by an optometrist and usually takes about 20-30 minutes. Sometimes it can take longer if you need extra tests, but this is to make sure you can see as well as possible. (more…)

Smart phone could help ‘prevent blindness’

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Scientists have developed an adapted smartphone which can perform eye tests and diagnose vision-related problems. (more…)

Regular eye tests for drivers will save lives

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Regular eye tests for drivers could cut the number of casualties on UK roads by almost 3,000. (more…)

The Eye Test Chart Explained

Thursday, August 8th, 2013

The Snellen Chart

Snellen chart is an eye test chart used by eye care professionals and others to measure visual acuity. Snellen charts are named after the Dutch ophthalmologist Hermann Snellen who developed the chart in 1862.  (more…)

Detecting Abnormal Eye Movements in Children

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012

EyeBrain has launched a new application to measure eye movement disorders in children when reading. (more…)