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Down's Syndrome Vision Research Unit

Down's syndrome eye care pioneer receives OBE

18 June 2014

Dr Maggie Woodhouse has been awarded an OBE for services to optometry and people with disabilities.

New and emerging health technologies for inherited retinal diseases

12 June 2014

This review sought to identify new and emerging health technologies that aim to slow or stop disease progression and/or reverse sight loss in people with inherited retinal diseases.

Eye test

Improving patient care

25 April 2014

Minister sees benefit of new Technologies and Telehealth Fund.

Professor Marcela Votruba

A new focus for optometry

2 January 2014

Professor Marcela Votruba has been appointed as the new Head of the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.

Janaka Sasitharan dispensing glasses to a patient in Zambia

Vision aid overseas

13 November 2013

Two UK optometry students have successfully completed a coveted placement in Zambia with international development charity Vision Aid Overseas

Keith Meek receives the Pearce Medal

30 October 2013

Keith is the first non-Ophthalmologist to be awarded the prestigious Pearce medal.

Dr Tom Magrain

Detecting Sight Loss

17 July 2013

A team of University scientists have teamed-up with leading space engineers to create an instrument which could help detect the developed world’s most common form of sight loss.

Reading the unreadable

22 May 2013

'Unopenable' scrolls will yield their secrets to new x-ray system.

Autistic Society’s Professionals Awards

13 May 2013

The Special Assessment Clinic won the award for providing specialist eye care services for people with autism and other forms of learning disabilities.

Special Assessment Staff

Supporting clinical excellence

24 January 2013

University team shortlisted for national award.