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    In this edition of Advances in Eyecare, we hear from four experts about developments in treatments, assessments and our understanding of human vision. 

    Prof John Flanagan talks about a potential new treatment for glaucoma and explains the neuroprotective role of lipoxin around ganglion cells and how maintenance of this may offer new options in management of the disease.

    Dr Kathleen Vancleef discusses the ASTEROID project’s new technology, and how its new methodology promises to make the assessment of younger patients easier. 

    Dr Vivek Nityananda offers a unique insight into how we may better understand human stereo vision through his research into the stereo vision of praying mantises as part of the ‘Man, mantis and machine: the computation of 3D vision’ project.

    Prof Jenny Read, Principal Investigator on the ASTEROID project and ‘Man, mantis and machine: the computation of 3D vision’, talks virtual reality and 3D displays, and the potential impact of prolonged use of virtual reality displays upon the visual system.


    • Professor Jenny Read interviewed by Vincente Puyat

      Jenny Read is the Principal Investigator on the ASTEROID project and ‘Man, mantis and machine: the computation of 3D vision’. She talks to us here about virtual reality and 3D displays, and the potential impact of prolonged use of virtual reality displays upon the visual system.

    Unit 3 - Stereo vision in the praying mantis (~7 mins)More information