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# ophthalmology - Sunday 15 April, 2018

'A scandal': Almost 8,000 children waiting over a year for eye treatments

A trial in Sligo could offer a solution to long eye treatment waiting lists for children.

# ophthalmology - Sunday 5 July, 2015

Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients Second Sight This post contains videos

Breakthrough as 'bionic eye' restores sight in blind patients

A new clinical trial has given hope to people with sight loss.

# ophthalmology - Tuesday 30 July, 2013

2,446 children on eye clinic waiting lists at Crumlin Hospital

Around 1,444 are still waiting for an appointment at the Crumlin Children’s Hospital.

# ophthalmology - Saturday 15 June, 2013

Rewrite the textbooks: new layer of human eye discovered

“This is a major discovery that will mean that ophthalmology textbooks will literally need to be re-written,” said Professor Dua.

# ophthalmology - Monday 19 September, 2011

Sight loss most common fear for the over-50s

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) may not as well known as other eye diseases, but it is the most common cause of registered blindness in Ireland.