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NIH asks federal watchdog to investigate 12 allegations related to foreign influence

A newly released letter from a government watchdog has shed a little light on an ongoing U.S. government effort to scrutinize federally funded biomedical research for potentially problematic foreign involvement.

Indian government to boost stipend for early-career scientists

But researchers say the 25% increase is not enough to meet living costs.

Alcon Retina Fellows Institute launched to provide retinal surgery training

The unique educational offering supports retina fellows during a weekend-long training at the Alcon Experience Center in Fort Worth, Texas.

Modeling the most common form of vision loss in older adults

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) affects roughly 200,000 individuals in the United States each year.

Why a postdoc might not advance your career

Two studies reiterate that very few postdoctoral researchers land academic posts — and suggest that the skills postdocs learn are not sought by employers outside academia.

FDA Approves First Intracanalicular Dexamethasone Ophthalmic Insert for Post-Ocular Surgery

The approval of the DEXTENZA insert for surgical ocular pain was based on four phase Phase 3 studies one Phase 2 study for efficacy and safety.

Juggling research and family life

Honest reflections from scientist dads

Center for Vision and Population Health established

Center for Vision and Population Health established to implement strategies in eye health

Multifocal Contact Lenses for Astigmatism Receives FDA Clearance

The Bausch + Lomb ULTRA® Multifocal for Astigmatism are monthly silicone hydrogel lenses designed for astigmatic correction.

China introduces ‘social’ punishments for scientific misconduct

Offending researchers could face restrictions on jobs, loans and business opportunities under a system tied to the controversial social credit policy.

NIDEK Launches Feedback Exam for Low Vision Care and Scotopic Microperimetry

The standard feedback exam function provides visual rehabilitation training for low vision patients who have lost foveal fixation.

AAO Announces $4 Million Gift to Aid Construction of a Public Museum Dedicated to Vision and Eye Health

The American Academy of Ophthalmology today announced a project to construct the world’s first public museum dedicated to vision and eye health. The new museum will be located in San Francisco.

The best supervisor

I was lucky to have a PhD supervisor whose mentorship transformed my academic experience.

Do authors comply when funders enforce open access to research?

The first large-scale analysis of compliance with open-access rules reveals that up to one-third of articles are not free to read.

Mydriatic, Cycloplegic, Diagnostic, Anesthetic Products Now Available from Alcon

Global eye care company Alcon has announced an expansion in its line of ophthalmic products.