This World Sight Day, we’ve compiled some of the many highlights from UNSW researchers and students working towards improving eye health.


Three cities in one, affordable housing and female-friendly planning are key values for Sydney's future, says UNSW Adjunct Professor Lucy Turnbull.


Australia needs the vision, evidence-based decision making, process and participation that scientist leaders offer, writes Emma Johnston.


UNSW scientists have developed a testing protocol that identifies the blinding eye disease glaucoma four years earlier than current techniques.


The science of our senses – vision, smell, hearing and taste – offers fascinating and unique perspectives on our evolution, writes Darren Curnoe.

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The active ingredient in Viagra® could cause unusual visual responses in people who carry a common mutation for eye disease and leave detrimental long-term effects, UNSW researchers warn.

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Wearing overnight specially designed rigid contact lenses that reshape the eye could remove the need for reading glasses in middle age, a UNSW study shows.