Posts Tagged ‘vision’

R&D: UNTHSC Finds Hope for Sight-Stealing Eye Disease, UTA Engineers Stronger Walls with Recycled Plastic

Posted by Lance Murray

Whats new, next, and reimagined in Dallas-Fort Worth ResearchEvery week, we pore through press releases and websites doing a little research of our own. We’re looking for scientists, professors, engineers, entrepreneurs—anybody, really—engaging in research and development across North Texas.

There’s plenty of good work being done. If you …

Fort Worth Vision Screening Program Tests Preschoolers Via Camera-Like Device

Posted by Heather Noel

Checking vision is as simple as taking a photo in a pilot program aimed at reaching preschoolers in Fort Worth. 

Researchers from the North Texas Eye Research Institute at UNT Health Science Center are using a refractometer, a camera-like device …

The Eyes Have it: Researcher to Use Frogs in Vision Study

Posted by Lance Murray

A research project by a University of Texas at Arlington biologist will look at the world through the eyes of frogs to study how habitat such as living below or above ground affects the organs’ functions.

Matthew Fujita, assistant professor …

Essilor of America President: Focusing on Good Vision

Posted by Lance Murray

French eyecare company Essilor Group has a long history, dating back 160 years. The company was formed 44 years ago with the merger of French eyewear companies Essel and Silor. The company has three headquarters around the world, and Eric