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19 December 2022
The NHS Wales University Eye Care Centre (NWUECC) based at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences has won two national awards.
13 June 2022
Sight-saving therapy called corneal cross-linking has recently been approved for use by the Welsh Government for the treatment of keratoconus patients as young as 11 years old.
29 April 2022
Researchers have discovered how to generate miniature lacrimal glands from human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to combat the effects of dry eye disease.
21 March 2022
A new NHS Wales University Eye Care Centre has opened at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences with the aim of reducing hospital waiting times for patients requiring eye care.
23 September 2021
Optometry has been added to the growing portfolio of degree pathways available at Cardiff University.
27 July 2021
Researchers have developed fully synthetic corneal implants that will resolve the corneal tissue shortage faced by traditional corneal transplants.
22 June 2021
Cardiff University’s pioneering service inspires launch of first eye clinic for people with Down’s syndrome in England
11 February 2021
To celebrate International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we wanted to provide an insight into life as a woman working in vision sciences research.
4 February 2021
A study to investigate the value of monitoring people with long standing eye conditions in the community, rather than in hospitals, has secured a significant research grant.
26 October 2020
PhD student, Nikita Thomas, has been awarded an ‘Eye Health Hero’ Award for her outstanding work in developing a visual field-testing device.
31 March 2020
We are delighted to launch the 2020 Commonwealth Scholarship programme for applicants from existing Commonwealth countries.
15 November 2019
Global prevalence of myopia is rising rapidly, affecting one in three people in the UK
27 September 2019
Vaughan Gethin AM has officially opened the ODTTC Glaucoma Centre at the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences.
15 August 2019
The MRC has awarded the School of Optometry and Vision Sciences a £2.4 million grant for a major corneal study.
1 May 2019
Cardiff University claims top spot in Wales in The Complete University Guide 2020
21 March 2019
A pioneering report co-authored by Dr Maggie Woodhouse has provided further evidence that traditional eye screening in special schools is ineffective.
28 February 2019
We are delighted to launch the 2019 Commonwealth Scholarship programme for applicants from existing Commonwealth countries.
5 February 2019
Professor Marcela Votruba has co-authored a pioneering report into the increase in vision research opportunities for NHS patients.
3 January 2019
University experts recognised in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours list
The School of Optometry and Visions Sciences has been represented twice in the Queen’s New Year Honours list for 2019.
The School is dedicated to providing a dynamic and stimulating learning environment informed by its leading research in optometry and vision science.
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