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Person using guide stick

Home-based rehabilitation improves daily life of people with low vision

12 December 2016

Study reveals benefit of home care by visual rehabilitation officers

Scientists may have discovered a way to restore sight

Scientists may have discovered a way to restore sight

17 March 2016

Scientists from Cardiff University say they have found a way of restoring sight by growing tissue from human stem cells

Stem cells

Eye tissue grown in lab

9 March 2016

Vision restored in rabbits following stem cell transplantation

Optom with patient

Top results for optometry graduates

25 January 2016

Pass rates for professional examinations above national average

Dr Tom Margrain

Sight loss patients with depression “routinely overlooked”

25 January 2016

New research backs call for depression screening in low vision clinics

Annual Patient Day for Welsh Patients with Inherited Eye Disease

Patient Day for Welsh Patients with Inherited Eye Disease

8 January 2016

The second Annual Patient Day for Welsh Patients with Inherited Eye Disease was held on Friday the 8th of January 2016 in the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.

Pete Hong awarded MBE

MBE for Services to Optometry

7 January 2016

Pete Hong, an undergraduate teaching clinic supervisor in the School for many years, has been made an MBE for services to Optometry

Cardiff hat trick at the AOP Awards!

6 November 2015

Three Cardiff winners at the Association of Optometrists awards ceremony, which was held on 5th November 2015 in Birmingham

eye clinic opening

New eye care facility opens

21 October 2015

New optometry facility to boost community care.

Optom looking into girls eyes

First-born children more likely to develop short-sightedness

9 October 2015

University research shows first-born individuals are up to 20% more likely to develop short-sightedness than later born children.