Corneal blindness patients receive stem cell transplant

Corneal diseases are the second leading cause of major blindness and at least 20 million people worldwide suffer from corneal disease. A team of Scottish researchers were recently able to transplant stem cells into the eyes of two corneal blindness patients and the doctors will know if the procedure is successful within a few months. […]

Inaugural AOP/SECO Therapeutics CET Event

The AOP, in partnership with SECO International, will be hosting its inaugural CET event on 29-30 April. The two-day CET seminar ‘London 2012 Education Destination’ will focus on therapeutics and optometrist prescribing. It will be the first CET event in the AOP’s prestigious new central London offices and education venue. The event will focus on optometry […]