What's trending Feb/Mar 2024

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #ScleralTattoo #BlackEye Scleral tattoos aren’t necessarily a new phenomenon. A quick google search will identify cases being in the news from...

What's trending Dec/Jan 2024

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #eyepatch #memes German chancellor Olaf Scholz shared a photo of himself on X (formerly Twitter) sporting a black eye patch after...

What's trending Oct/Nov 2023

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #Hello A big hello to those reading. It’s my absolute pleasure to take on the mantel of section editor of the...

What's trending Aug/Sep 2023

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #Trufflesthekitty #Visionambassador #glassescat #ambylopiaawarness Truffles the Kitty was recently featured on Good Morning America [1]. Save the cute kitty footage for...

What's trending Jun/Jul 2023

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #whoopigoldberg #presbyopia #bionic Whoopi Goldberg made a name for herself in blockbusters such as the Oscar-winning Ghost and Sister Act. She...

What's trending Apr/May 2023

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #Cyborgeye #flashlighteye #prostheticeye #BrianStanleyeye Brian Stanley is a California-based engineer, who lost his eye to retinoblastoma when he was six-years-old. A...

What's trending Feb/Mar 2023

A round-up of the eye related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #nativity #needleeye Happy New Year! Let’s kick things off with a holiday-related story. Birmingham-based micro-engraver Graham Short engraved by hand...

What's trending Dec/Jan 2023

A round-up of the eye related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #frightnight #halloween #protectyoureyes The Royal College of Optometrists advised the public against wearing novelty contact lenses this Halloween. In a...

What's trending Oct/Nov 2022

A round-up of the eye related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #teammates #warringtonwolves #keratoconus Robbie Mulhern, a professional rugby league player for Warrington Wolves, had never heard of keratoconus prior to...

What's trending Aug/Sep 2022

A round-up of the eye related hot topics that have been trending on social media over the last few weeks. #JustinBieber #RamsayHuntsyndrome #facialparalysis Justin Bieber revealed he has been afflicted by Ramsay Hunt syndrome, and thus has had to cancel...

What's trending Jun/Jul 2022

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending over the last few weeks. #Polishdoctor #UkraineConflict #familysight Polish doctor Professor Rejdak’s team saved a Ukrainian family’s eyesight after a bomb hit their home. Olena Selichzianowa and her 5-year-old...

What's trending Apr/May 2022

A round-up of the eye-related hot topics that have been trending over the last few weeks. #ArgusI #ArgusII #bioniceye #retinitispigmentosa #SecondSight Remember Argus I & Argus II? Its star burned bright, touted as the future of treatment for retinitis pigmentosa....