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New eye care facility opens

21 October 2015

New optometry facility to boost community care.

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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.

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Research Reveals Eye Makeup Contamination Risks

8 April 2015

Eyeliner too close to the eye leads to contamination.

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Study Reveals Eye Make-up Infection

8 April 2015

Eye makeup applied inside the lash line is likely to cause discomfort and may increase the risk of an eye infection, according to a recently published study

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Inherited Eye Disease Patient Day

21 January 2015

This is a new initiative designed to bring people with inherited eye disease together, especially those located in South Wales. The meeting will be as interactive as possible.

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High-impact research ranks Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences among best in UK

16 January 2015

The UK-wide assessment of the quality of University research, called the Research Excellence Framework (REF), scored Cardiff UNIVERSITY at 3.42 out of 4 in this area against a UK average of just over 3. This placed the University fourth overall in the country. It also means that of UK schools of optometry in the REF Cardiff School of Optometry & Vision Sciences is ranked the highest.

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Launch of new Master of Research (MRes) degree

18 December 2014

The School of Optometry and Vision Sciences will launch an exciting new Master of Research (MRes) programme in March 2015

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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.

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Improving patient care

25 April 2014

Minister sees benefit of new Technologies and Telehealth Fund.