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  • Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for People With Type 1 Diabetes?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    An individual's level of risk for diabetic eye disease should guide how often they're screened, study says

  • Is Annual Eye Exam a Must for People With Type 1 Diabetes?
    (19-Apr-2017)
    An individual's level of risk for diabetic eye disease should guide how often they're screened, study says

  • Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Study of 43 South American infants found damage to retinas and optic nerves

  • Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Study of 43 South American infants found damage to retinas and optic nerves

  • Zika Can Harm Babies' Vision, Too
    (18-Apr-2017)
    Study of 43 South American infants found damage to retinas and optic nerves

  • Peripheral Vision Varies From Person to Person
    (13-Apr-2017)
    And 'bad spots' get even worse if there's a lot to look at, study says

  • Club Drug 'Poppers' May Pose Eye Dangers
    (11-Apr-2017)
    Legal, nitrate-based inhalant appears to harm retinal cells, causing some vision loss, study finds

  • Scientists Spot Gene for Rare Disorder Causing Deafness, Blindness
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Child must inherit genetic mutation from two deaf parents, researchers said

  • Many Kids With Diabetes Missing Out on Eye Exams, Study Finds
    (23-Mar-2017)
    Those with type 2 disease should see eye doc right away, while type 1 patients can wait 5 years

  • Brain 'Rewires' to Work Around Early-Life Blindness
    (22-Mar-2017)
    These differences appear to boost hearing, smell and touch, researchers say

  • For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Risk of glaucoma tied to 7 or more injections for macular degeneration, study suggests

  • For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Risk of glaucoma tied to 7 or more injections for macular degeneration, study suggests

  • For Seniors, Treatment for One Eye Disease May Cause Another
    (16-Mar-2017)
    Risk of glaucoma tied to 7 or more injections for macular degeneration, study suggests

  • Health Tip: Don't Contaminate Contact Lenses
    (15-Mar-2017)
    Avoid these common mistakes

  • Stem Cells Hold Promise, Peril in Treating Seniors' Eye Disease
    (15-Mar-2017)
    One report warns of 3 women blinded by macular degeneration treatment in 'trial,' another details success story

  • Eye Exam Might Help Spot Poor Circulation in Legs
    (08-Mar-2017)
    Narrowing of blood vessels in the retina could mimic what's happening in lower limbs, research suggests

  • Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (06-Mar-2017)
    Factors that make the disease more likely

  • Kids Should Be Screened for Lazy Eye by Age 5
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Waiting later could lead to permanent vision problems, U.S. panel says

  • Kids Should Be Screened for Lazy Eye by Age 5
    (28-Feb-2017)
    Waiting later could lead to permanent vision problems, U.S. panel says

  • Youth With Type 2 Diabetes Often Face Complications
    (28-Feb-2017)
    This growing group has double the problems as peers with type 1 disease, study finds

  • Scientists Shed Light on Possible Cause of Nearsightedness
    (21-Feb-2017)
    Mouse study found when one type of cell in retina malfunctions, focusing problems follow

  • More 'Extreme Preemies' Are Surviving
    (15-Feb-2017)
    Babies born at 22 and 24 weeks still face tough odds, but neonatal care improvements have been key, doctors say

  • Eye-Opening Research on Astronauts' Vision Problems
    (03-Feb-2017)
    Zero-gravity conditions prevent normal pressure variations around the brain, researchers say

  • Laundry Detergent Pods Linked to Eye Burn Danger in Kids
    (02-Feb-2017)
    Nearly 500 such injuries occurred in 2015, study reports

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Sight-Stealing Eye Condition
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Animal tests showed fewer injections needed to treat age-related macular degeneration

  • Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Sight-Stealing Eye Condition
    (18-Jan-2017)
    Animal tests showed fewer injections needed to treat age-related macular degeneration

  • U.S. Glaucoma Cases Expected to Surge by 2030
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Routine eye exams the best way to prevent this major cause of vision loss, eye experts say

  • U.S. Glaucoma Cases Expected to Surge by 2030
    (06-Jan-2017)
    Routine eye exams the best way to prevent this major cause of vision loss, eye experts say

  • Kids With Concussion Need Vision Check Before Return to School
    (05-Jan-2017)
    Lingering eye problems linked to poorer academic performance

  • Could Regular Pot Smoking Harm Vision?
    (08-Dec-2016)
    Study suggests that it might slow signaling among cells that deliver visual information to the brain

  • 'Halo' Effect Common After Lasik Eye Surgery
    (02-Dec-2016)
    But post-op problems typically clear up over time, specialist says

  • Can Extra Time Outdoors When Young Reduce Nearsightedness?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    More exposure to sun's UVB rays linked to lower risk of eye condition in study

  • Can Extra Time Outdoors When Young Reduce Nearsightedness?
    (01-Dec-2016)
    More exposure to sun's UVB rays linked to lower risk of eye condition in study

  • First Case of Zika-Linked Glaucoma Diagnosed in Infant
    (30-Nov-2016)
    Brazilian baby developed vision-threatening condition after being exposed to virus in womb

  • Lengthy Space Missions May Harm Astronauts' Vision
    (28-Nov-2016)
    Problem linked to changes in amount of fluid around the brain and spinal cord, researchers say

  • Consider Eye Safety When Choosing Kids' Toys
    (24-Nov-2016)
    As holiday shopping season kicks off, here are tips on buying toys and sports-related items

  • Consider Eye Safety When Choosing Kids' Toys
    (24-Nov-2016)
    As holiday shopping season kicks off, here are tips on buying toys and sports-related items

  • Doctors Use iPads to Treat 'Lazy Eye,' With Mixed Results
    (10-Nov-2016)
    New studies show no clear, long-term advantages to so-called binocular gaming over traditional eye patching

  • Nearly 6 in 10 Diabetics Skip Eye Exams, Study Finds
    (10-Nov-2016)
    These annual check-ups could help prevent 95 percent of vision loss

  • Doctors Use iPads to Treat 'Lazy Eye,' With Mixed Results
    (10-Nov-2016)
    New studies show no clear, long-term advantages to so-called binocular gaming over traditional eye patching

  • Some Primates Have Vision Troubles as They Age
    (08-Nov-2016)
    Researchers noticed older bonobos stretched their arms farther to groom

  • Paintball Causes Many Vision-Robbing Eye Injuries
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Basketball, baseball and cycling accidents threaten eyes in other ways, study finds

  • Paintball Causes Many Vision-Robbing Eye Injuries
    (03-Nov-2016)
    Basketball, baseball and cycling accidents threaten eyes in other ways, study finds

  • Health Tip: Are Your Screens Causing Eye Strain?
    (31-Oct-2016)
    Watch for these symptoms

  • Health Tip: Recognize Signs of Corneal Abrasion
    (21-Oct-2016)
    A scratch on your eye

  • Mediterranean Diet, Caffeine May Be Good for Your Eyes
    (21-Oct-2016)
    Study found both were linked to lower risk of leading cause of blindness

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Pose Risks for Migrant Farm Workers
    (10-Oct-2016)
    Despite impairments, 7 out of 10 workers said they had never had a vision exam

  • Health Tip: Remember Eye Protection at Work
    (27-Sep-2016)
    Tips to make sure your eyes stay healthy

  • Health Tip: Motoring Safely After Dark
    (16-Sep-2016)
    Suggestions for night driving

  • Zika Found in Eye Fluid in Study
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Virus may stay in urine, saliva longer, but corneal transplants may pose transmission risk, researchers say

  • Stem Cells Transplanted in Monkeys Without Anti-Rejection Drugs
    (15-Sep-2016)
    Scientists say goal is to create banks of stem cells that could be used for any human patient

  • Laser Device Approved for Nearsightedness
    (14-Sep-2016)
    Surgery permanently reshapes eye's cornea

  • Immune-Based Drug May Ease Chronic Eye Condition
    (07-Sep-2016)
    Humira reduced inflammation that can lead to vision loss, researchers say

  • Zika Infection Found in Eyes of Mice
    (06-Sep-2016)
    Discovery may explain why virus can cause serious vision problems in people, but more research is needed

  • Laser Pointers Can Cause Serious Eye Damage in Kids
    (01-Sep-2016)
    Although uncommon, vision impairment from these devices can be permanent, study reports

  • Contacts May One Day Be Used to Deliver Glaucoma Medication
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Study showed the lenses as effective in monkeys as the standard eye drop treatment

  • Contacts May One Day Be Used to Deliver Glaucoma Medication
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Study showed the lenses as effective in monkeys as the standard eye drop treatment

  • Contacts May One Day Be Used to Deliver Glaucoma Medication
    (30-Aug-2016)
    Study showed the lenses as effective in monkeys as the standard eye drop treatment

  • Take Special Care With Hydrogen Peroxide Contact Lens Solution
    (26-Aug-2016)
    Product requires a neutralizing step to prevent stinging, burning, FDA says

  • Does Your Child Need Eyeglasses?
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Kids' eye problems often go undetected. Here's what to look for

  • Steroid Treatments May Boost Preemies' Risk of Eye Problems
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Babies with very low birth weights are often given steroids to improve lung function

  • Does Your Child Need Eyeglasses?
    (19-Aug-2016)
    Kids' eye problems often go undetected. Here's what to look for

  • Health Tip: Poor Vision in One Eye
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Possible causes for the problem

  • Improper Use of Contact Lenses Can Trigger Serious Eye Damage, CDC Says
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Too often, lens-linked infections lead to corneal scarring and other vision issues, study shows

  • Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds
    (18-Aug-2016)
    Those who ate 2 servings a week were 48 percent less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

  • Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Losing vision would be as bad or worse than losing hearing, memory, speech or a limb, survey finds

  • Blindness Biggest Fear for Many Americans
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Losing vision would be as bad or worse than losing hearing, memory, speech or a limb, survey finds

  • When Diabetes Strikes, Get Moving to Lower Risk to Eyes
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Study finds association between inactivity and heightened odds for diabetic retinopathy

  • Toddlers at High Risk of Chemical Eye Burns: Study
    (04-Aug-2016)
    Access to household cleaning products to blame, experts say

  • Vision Trouble Can Dim Life's Prospects
    (28-Jul-2016)
    But it's not clear why the association may exist, eye experts say

  • Cornea Transplants Riskier for Women When They Come From Men?
    (15-Jul-2016)
    Study suggests incompatibility with the Y chromosome, poor outcomes

  • Routine Eye Exams See Vision Problems You Miss
    (13-Jul-2016)
    Older people and those who delay regular check-ups have more unnoticed changes, study finds

  • Mouse Study Hints at Hope Against Blindness
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Combo of gene therapy, visual stimulation helped part of crushed optic nerve grow back into the brain

  • Mouse Study Hints at Hope Against Blindness
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Combo of gene therapy, visual stimulation helped part of crushed optic nerve grow back into the brain

  • Xiidra Eyedrops Approved to Treat Dry Eye
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Symptoms more likely as people age

  • Mouse Study Hints at Hope Against Blindness
    (12-Jul-2016)
    Combo of gene therapy, visual stimulation helped part of crushed optic nerve grow back into the brain

  • Handle Fireworks With Care on the Fourth
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Take steps to avoid injury while celebrating independence

  • Could 'Zaps' to the Brain Help Fight Glaucoma?
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Small study found 10 days of electrical stimulation restored some lost vision for some patients

  • Could 'Zaps' to the Brain Help Fight Glaucoma?
    (01-Jul-2016)
    Small study found 10 days of electrical stimulation restored some lost vision for some patients

  • FDA Approves Eye Implant for Aging Boomers
    (30-Jun-2016)
    Tiny lens reshapes cornea to improve focus on small print, objects close to you

  • Zika Can Also Strike Eyes of Adults: Report
    (22-Jun-2016)
    Case of man with potentially severe condition suggests virus can damage vision in more than babies

  • Doing This at Bedtime Could Temporarily Rob Your Sight
    (22-Jun-2016)
    It's a common activity in today's digital world, leading some to fear blindness, researchers say

  • Nearly 10 Million Americans Are Severely Nearsighted
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Analysis of federal and other data also finds high numbers of people with vision-robbing myopias

  • Nearly 10 Million Americans Are Severely Nearsighted
    (21-Jun-2016)
    Analysis of federal and other data also finds high numbers of people with vision-robbing myopias

  • Health Tip: Are You Losing Your Vision?
    (16-Jun-2016)
    Here are classic warning signs

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control Helps Fight Diabetic Eye Disease
    (13-Jun-2016)
    People with type 2 diabetes cut their risk in half with intensive management, researchers report

  • Bifocals Might Trip You Up
    (09-Jun-2016)
    Some eyeglasses may cause blurry vision, so seniors need to watch their step, researchers say

  • Music Soothes Nervous Eye Surgery Patients
    (27-May-2016)
    Study found those who listened to relaxing tunes before procedure needed less sedation

  • Doctors Spot New Vision Problems in Babies Struck by Zika
    (25-May-2016)
    Finding adds to growing understanding of damage virus causes in these infants, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Help Protect Your Vision
    (24-May-2016)
    Get regular eye checkups

  • Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease
    (20-May-2016)
    Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

  • Newer Drugs Helping Older People With Eye Disease
    (20-May-2016)
    Treatments keeping those with macular degeneration reading and driving longer, study finds

  • 25 Million Americans Will Struggle With Vision Problems by 2050
    (19-May-2016)
    Aging boomers will trigger a doubling of blind or visually impaired people in next 3 decades, study predicts

  • 25 Million Americans Will Struggle With Vision Problems by 2050
    (19-May-2016)
    Aging boomers will trigger a doubling of blind or visually impaired people in next 3 decades, study predicts

  • How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes
    (12-May-2016)
    Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

  • How Your Car Side Window May Be Harming Your Skin, Eyes
    (12-May-2016)
    Many don't offer enough protection from the sun's damaging UV rays, study finds

  • Even Mild Football Head Hits Can Harm Vision
    (12-May-2016)
    Study of college players raises concerns about repetitive non-concussive impacts

  • Mini-Camera Mounted on Glasses Helps Blind 'Read'
    (05-May-2016)
    Device scans text, relays audio version to wearer's ear

  • Mini-Camera Mounted on Glasses Helps Blind 'Read'
    (05-May-2016)
    Device scans text, relays audio version to wearer's ear

  • Poor Vision and Dangerous Falls Plague Many U.S. Seniors
    (05-May-2016)
    Year-long CDC study finds 1.3 million people over 65 with poor eyesight fell at least once

  • Ebola May Leave Some Survivors Blind
    (04-May-2016)
    1 in 5 developed severe or total vision loss within weeks of recovery, Sierra Leone study found

  • Ebola May Leave Some Survivors Blind
    (04-May-2016)
    1 in 5 developed severe or total vision loss within weeks of recovery, Sierra Leone study found

  • Laser Pointers Probably Won't Damage Pilots' Eyes …
    (20-Apr-2016)
    … But distraction is capable of causing disaster, experts say

  • Alzheimer's Can Steal Ability to Know Loved Ones' Faces
    (13-Apr-2016)
    Loss of visual perception may occur early in course of disease, researchers say

  • What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision Loss
    (12-Apr-2016)
    They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

  • What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision Loss
    (12-Apr-2016)
    They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

  • What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision Loss
    (12-Apr-2016)
    They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

  • Allergy Med Might Also Fight MS-Linked Eye Damage
    (12-Apr-2016)
    Vision improvement with clemastine fumarate appears modest but results are promising, researcher says

  • What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision Loss
    (12-Apr-2016)
    They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

  • What Women Should Do to Guard Against Vision Loss
    (12-Apr-2016)
    They're more likely than men to lose sight from cataracts, glaucoma and other eye diseases, experts say

  • Study Explores Mechanism Between Zika Virus, Birth Defects
    (30-Mar-2016)
    Protein on fetal stem cells provides pathway for Zika; discovery might lead to infection-blocking drugs, researchers say

  • Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at Bay
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Key is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers say

  • Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at Bay
    (24-Mar-2016)
    Key is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers say

  • Contact Lenses May Disrupt Eyes' Natural Bacteria, Study Suggests
    (22-Mar-2016)
    Whether this increases risk for infection isn't clear

  • Health Tip: If Something's in Your Eye
    (21-Mar-2016)
    Be careful trying to remove it

  • Drug Used for Preemie Eye Disease Tied to Disabilities
    (18-Mar-2016)
    Babies given Avastin were far more likely to have neurological complications, study shows

  • Don't Take Short Cuts With Contact Lens Care, FDA Warns
    (15-Mar-2016)
    Solutions with hydrogen peroxide can cause eye damage if two-step process isn't followed carefully

  • Health Tip: Soothing Pinkeye Discomfort
    (11-Mar-2016)
    Things you can do at home

  • Scientists Use Stem Cells to Correct Infant Cataracts
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Leaving these cells behind during removal of damaged tissue led to regeneration of new, clear lens

  • Scientists Use Stem Cells to Correct Infant Cataracts
    (09-Mar-2016)
    Leaving these cells behind during removal of damaged tissue led to regeneration of new, clear lens

  • Health Tip: Smoking Can Affect Your Vision
    (04-Mar-2016)
    Here are potential warning signs

  • Experts Undecided on Whether Seniors Should Get Routine Vision Checks
    (01-Mar-2016)
    Not enough data to say yes or no to sight checks in primary care doctors' offices, U.S. panel says

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Fatigue
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Avoid too much computer use

  • Study Compares Drugs for Common Diabetic Eye Disease
    (29-Feb-2016)
    Eylea may beat two other meds for more severe cases of macular edema, research shows

  • Decline in Senses Affects Nearly All Seniors, Study Finds
    (23-Feb-2016)
    Researchers say losses in taste, touch are most common

  • Health Tip: Putting Medicine in Your Eyes
    (16-Feb-2016)
    Start with clean hands

  • Uncorrected Eye Problem Linked to Learning Issues for Preschoolers
    (12-Feb-2016)
    Farsightedness can affect kids' readiness for school and may lead to literacy problems

  • Eye Defects Seen in Some Babies Born With Zika-Linked Microcephaly
    (09-Feb-2016)
    Doctors should check these infants with abnormally small heads for vision problems, researchers say

  • High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for Some
    (04-Feb-2016)
    The 'dry' form of the eye disease remains the leading cause of blindness in developed world

  • High-Dose Statins May Ease Macular Degeneration for Some
    (04-Feb-2016)
    The 'dry' form of the eye disease remains the leading cause of blindness in developed world

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Child's Eyes
    (27-Jan-2016)
    Keep harmful objects out of reach

  • Chickenpox, Shingles Vaccines Linked to Rare Eye Inflammation
    (25-Jan-2016)
    But study doesn't prove cause-and-effect

  • Green, Leafy Vegetables Each Day May Help Keep Glaucoma at Bay
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Risk of the eye disease dropped by 20 percent or more for those who consumed the most, study found

  • Green, Leafy Vegetables Each Day May Help Keep Glaucoma at Bay
    (14-Jan-2016)
    Risk of the eye disease dropped by 20 percent or more for those who consumed the most, study found

  • Kids With Vision-Damaging Cancers May Face Ills Later
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Lifelong screening recommended to detect problems early

  • Scientists Spot Three More Genes Linked to Glaucoma Risk
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Findings could help in battle against the eye disease

  • Scientists Spot Three More Genes Linked to Glaucoma Risk
    (11-Jan-2016)
    Findings could help in battle against the eye disease

  • More Computer Time May Be Causing Nearsightedness in U.S. Kids
    (24-Dec-2015)
    Eye experts suggest boosting outdoor time to get young eyes focusing on distant objects

  • Glaucoma Patients Have False Notions of Pot's Ability to Treat Their Disease: Survey
    (23-Dec-2015)
    And trend toward legalization of marijuana only fuels misconceptions, researchers add

  • Health Tip: Understanding Your Baby's Vision
    (17-Dec-2015)
    How it develops during the first year

  • Breast-Feeding Linked to Reduced Risk of Preemie Eye Problem
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Exclusive use of human milk lowers odds of potentially blinding condition by 75 percent, study suggests

  • Falls, Fights Cause Most Serious Eye Injuries: Study
    (16-Nov-2015)
    And cost of treatment in hospitals has jumped in the past decade, researchers add

  • High-Tech Glasses Instead of Eye Patch for 'Lazy Eye'?
    (16-Nov-2015)
    Digital specs were programmed to block vision in good eye every 30 seconds

  • Drug Lucentis May Fight Diabetic Eye Disease
    (13-Nov-2015)
    Government-funded study finds injected medicine beats laser therapy for form of retinopathy

  • Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration
    (12-Nov-2015)
    But more research needed to confirm beneficial effects on vision disorder

  • Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise Against Macular Degeneration
    (12-Nov-2015)
    But more research needed to confirm beneficial effects on vision disorder

  • Health Tip: Managing Astigmatism
    (27-Oct-2015)
    From glasses to contact lenses, suggestions to improve vision

  • Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain
    (09-Oct-2015)
    Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

  • Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

  • Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows
    (08-Oct-2015)
    Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

  • Can More Outside Time Help Kids' Eyesight?
    (15-Sep-2015)
    Nearsightedness was less common in students assigned extra 40 minutes outdoors, Chinese study finds

  • Can Eye Screening for Diabetic Kids Be Delayed a Bit?
    (09-Sep-2015)
    Yearly exams for most with type 1 disease can wait until 5 years after diagnosis or age 15, whichever is later, researchers suggest

  • Most Contact Lens Wearers Take Chances With Their Eyes: CDC
    (20-Aug-2015)
    Old cases, contaminated solution and sleeping in lenses boost infection risk

  • Protective Eyewear in Girls' Field Hockey Means Fewer Injuries
    (17-Aug-2015)
    Eye-related injuries dropped, and rate of concussions didn't rise after requirement, study says

  • Drug Avastin Not Linked to Higher Risk of Blindness: Study
    (13-Aug-2015)
    Researchers found medication didn't increase odds of serious eye infection

  • Success in Dogs Points to First Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Eye drops may offer new approach for research, expert says

  • Success in Dogs Points to First Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Eye drops may offer new approach for research, expert says

  • Success in Dogs Points to First Nonsurgical Cataract Treatment
    (22-Jul-2015)
    Eye drops may offer new approach for research, expert says

  • Could Blue Eyes Raise Odds for Alcoholism?
    (02-Jul-2015)
    Study finds genes that determine eye color line up along ones tied to alcohol abuse

  • Health Tip: Preventing Pinkeye
    (19-Jun-2015)
    Wash hands frequently

  • Contact Lens Wearers May Have Different Eye Bacteria: Study
    (01-Jun-2015)
    Finding may explain why they're more prone to infection

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Corneal Abrasion
    (29-May-2015)
    Wear goggles when you're near machinery

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

  • Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk
    (28-May-2015)
    Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

  • Dyslexia Unrelated to Vision Problems: Study
    (25-May-2015)
    Eye therapies will not cure reading disorder, experts say

  • Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss
    (22-May-2015)
    Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

  • Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss
    (22-May-2015)
    Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

  • Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss
    (22-May-2015)
    Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

  • Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss
    (22-May-2015)
    Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

  • Low-Income Southerners at Highest Risk for Vision Loss
    (22-May-2015)
    Restricted access to eye and health care likely to blame, study authors suggest

  • Ebola Survivors May Develop Eye Disease
    (07-May-2015)
    Traces of virus remained in doctor's eye long after it disappeared from his blood

  • Health Tip: Understanding Eye Injuries in Kids
    (04-May-2015)
    Don't touch an injured eye. Seek immediate treatment.

  • Gene Therapy Shows Promise for Inherited Eye Disease
    (04-May-2015)
    But study also finds benefits of treatment begin to fade after 1 to 3 years

  • Kids' Eye Injuries From Air, BB and Paintball Guns on the Rise
    (01-May-2015)
    Study found a 511 percent jump between 2010 and 2012

  • Surge in Pollen May Spur Many Cases of Dry Eye
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Both are at their worst this time of year, study says

  • Better Diabetes Blood Sugar Management Leads to Fewer Eye Surgeries
    (29-Apr-2015)
    Intensive therapy cut risk of needing a procedure in half, researchers report

  • Roundworm Parasite Targets Canine Eyes
    (16-Apr-2015)
    Report says small number of cases reported in the United States

  • Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Costs for unnecessary blood work, urine tests and EKGs add up

  • Americans Get Too Many Tests Before Cataract Surgery, Study Finds
    (15-Apr-2015)
    Costs for unnecessary blood work, urine tests and EKGs add up

  • Brain's Visual Center Similar in Sighted and Those Blind From Birth
    (14-Apr-2015)
    Study findings challenge long-held beliefs about visual cortex

  • Be Careful With That Eyeliner
    (07-Apr-2015)
    Applying it to the inner lid raises risk of particles getting into eye, possible vision problems

  • Digital Compass Attached to Brain Helps Blind Rats 'See'
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Findings suggest putting similar device in canes that blind people use might improve mobility

  • Digital Compass Attached to Brain Helps Blind Rats 'See'
    (02-Apr-2015)
    Findings suggest putting similar device in canes that blind people use might improve mobility

  • Eat Right to Protect Your Sight
    (31-Mar-2015)
    Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

  • Health Tip: Develop Healthy Habits for Contact Lenses
    (30-Mar-2015)
    Wash hands before handling your lenses

  • FDA OKs New Drug for Diabetes-Linked Eye Condition
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Eylea injections appear to ease diabetic retinopathy, studies show

  • Eylea Approval Expanded to Include Diabetic Retinopathy
    (25-Mar-2015)
    Among people with diabetic macular edema

  • Measles Can Rob a Child's Sight, Doctors Warn
    (20-Feb-2015)
    Severe complications might damage cornea, retina or optic nerve

  • Generic Eye Drops for Glaucoma Encourage Greater Use
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Non-branded medication may be more than $1,000 cheaper a year, researchers report

  • Generic Eye Drops for Glaucoma Encourage Greater Use
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Non-branded medication may be more than $1,000 cheaper a year, researchers report

  • Generic Eye Drops for Glaucoma Encourage Greater Use
    (19-Feb-2015)
    Non-branded medication may be more than $1,000 cheaper a year, researchers report

  • Study Compares Drugs for Diabetes-Linked Eye Disease
    (18-Feb-2015)
    Eylea has slight advantage over Avastin, Lucentis for people with macular edema, but cost is an issue

  • Eyes May Be Window to Outcomes After Stroke, Research Suggests
    (11-Feb-2015)
    Thickness of optic nerve's sheath seemed tied to odds for patient death during the study period

  • Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (09-Feb-2015)
    Among diabetics with macular edema

  • FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (06-Feb-2015)
    To be used in those with diabetic macular edema, injections fight leading cause of blindness

  • FDA Approves 1st Drug for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (06-Feb-2015)
    To be used in those with diabetic macular edema, injections fight leading cause of blindness

  • Eye Tracking May Help to Spot Concussions Quickly
    (29-Jan-2015)
    Simple technique offers possible way to assess brain injury severity, study says

  • Health Tip: Spotting the Signs of Eye Allergy
    (21-Jan-2015)
    Symptoms may include itching, watering, redness

  • Eyes Wide Shut: Key to a Keener Memory?
    (16-Jan-2015)
    Study volunteers had better recall of details in video depicting crimes if they closed their eyes

  • High Blood Pressure May Boost Glaucoma Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Study finds blood vessel damage from elevated BP might make the eye disease more likely

  • High Blood Pressure May Boost Glaucoma Risk
    (07-Jan-2015)
    Study finds blood vessel damage from elevated BP might make the eye disease more likely

  • Some Blind People Use Echolocation to 'See'
    (01-Jan-2015)
    Soundwaves help to judge position of objects in surrounding area, study shows

  • Health Tip: Have Your Child's Eyes Checked
    (01-Jan-2015)
    Especially if the child was born early

  • Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease

  • Preschoolers Need Eye Screening, Experts Say
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Testing recommended annually from age 3 to 6

  • Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease

  • Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug
    (19-Dec-2014)
    Prostaglandin analogue eye drops can slow deterioration of vision that comes with the disease

  • Indoor Tanning Tied to Burns, Fainting, Eye Injuries: Study
    (15-Dec-2014)
    Women, whites account for majority of emergency room patients

  • Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts
    (14-Dec-2014)
    Accomplished aviators process visual information more efficiently than less experienced ones

  • Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    But benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs outweigh risks, experts say

  • Daily Statin Might Raise Your Risk for Cataracts: Study
    (05-Dec-2014)
    But benefits of cholesterol-lowering drugs outweigh risks, experts say

  • Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds
    (04-Dec-2014)
    Vision-related complications can range from dry eye to night blindness

  • Health Tip: What's Behind Allergic Pinkeye?
    (25-Nov-2014)
    Frequent causes of allergic conjunctivitis

  • Improper Contact Lens Use Causes Millions of Eye Infections: CDC
    (13-Nov-2014)
    Proper lens hygiene can prevent most cases of keratitis, experts say

  • Health Tip: Don't Use Costume Contact Lenses
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Decorative lenses can harm the eyes

  • Google Glass Might Curb Your Vision
    (05-Nov-2014)
    Some peripheral sight may be obstructed while wearing device, researchers find

  • Scientists Set Their Sights on First Whole-Eye Transplant
    (30-Oct-2014)
    Nerve regeneration is challenge, but real headway is being made in the field, researchers say

  • Disease Severity in One Eye May Predict Progression in the Other
    (23-Oct-2014)
    Study focuses on macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in older Americans

  • Goodbye to Reading Glasses?
    (20-Oct-2014)
    Implantable eye device shows promise in preliminary trial, researchers say

  • Detergent Pods Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes, Researchers Warn
    (16-Oct-2014)
    Young children may be attracted to the brightly colored chemicals, study suggests

  • Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy Shows Long-Term Effectiveness, Safety
    (15-Oct-2014)
    In small study, half of 18 people with a vision-robbing condition got some of their sight back

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

  • Vitamin E, Selenium Supplements Don't Seem to Prevent Cataracts
    (18-Sep-2014)
    Nutrients also have little effect on rates of cataract removal, study involving men over 50 finds

  • Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Scientists now at work on eye drops they hope will one day combat the leading cause of blindness in U.S.

  • Researchers Probe Molecular Cause for Glaucoma
    (11-Sep-2014)
    Scientists now at work on eye drops they hope will one day combat the leading cause of blindness in U.S.

  • Statins May Help Prevent Diabetes-Related Nerve Damage, Study Finds
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Cholesterol-lowering drugs might protect against damage to small blood vessels, researchers report

  • Many U.S. Kids Missing Out on Preventive Care, CDC Says
    (10-Sep-2014)
    Report finds gaps in basic medical care, vaccines, and vision and hearing screenings

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes at Work
    (08-Sep-2014)
    Wear appropriate safety gear

  • Could Time Spent Outdoors Raise Cataract, Glaucoma Risk?
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Sunlight reflected up into the eyes may boost odds for a condition that could harm vision, study finds

  • Could Time Spent Outdoors Raise Cataract, Glaucoma Risk?
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Sunlight reflected up into the eyes may boost odds for a condition that could harm vision, study finds

  • Could Time Spent Outdoors Raise Cataract, Glaucoma Risk?
    (04-Sep-2014)
    Sunlight reflected up into the eyes may boost odds for a condition that could harm vision, study finds

  • Eye Pigment May Help Vision in Hazy Conditions
    (28-Aug-2014)
    Yellow pigment boosts the ability to see far-off objects through haze, researchers report

  • Cosmetic Eye Procedure May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says
    (22-Aug-2014)
    Eyelid surgery may help treat severe headaches, but not everyone's convinced

  • Failing Vision Tied to Shorter Lifespans for Seniors
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Link could be due to faltering ability to carry out daily tasks, researchers say

  • Blacks May Face Higher Risk of Diabetes-Linked Vision Loss
    (21-Aug-2014)
    Diabetic macular edema seems to strike some types of patients more frequently

  • When Your Child Asks for Contact Lenses
    (15-Aug-2014)
    Consider kid's maturity level before giving your answer, FDA says

  • Health Tip: Choosing Sunglasses
    (30-Jul-2014)
    To help protect your eyes

  • Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Skip contact lenses, try goggles, doctor suggests

  • Protect Your Eyes When Hitting the Pool
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Skip contact lenses, try goggles, doctor suggests

  • It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says
    (29-Jul-2014)
    Get an eye exam and a valid prescription to help prevent eye damage, experts caution

  • Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

  • Cataract Surgery a Plus for Someone With Dementia, Study Says
    (14-Jul-2014)
    Besides better vision, patients and caregivers report improved quality of life

  • Eye Doctors Offer Fireworks Safety Tips
    (03-Jul-2014)
    But they caution that displays are best left to professionals

  • Glaucoma Can Affect Babies, Too
    (02-Jul-2014)
    In U.S., one in 10,000 infants is born with the vision-robbing disease

  • Scientists Use Stem Cells to Grow Human Corneas in Mice
    (02-Jul-2014)
    New method of gathering rare limbal stem cells may help those with vision damage, researchers say

  • Glaucoma Can Affect Babies, Too
    (02-Jul-2014)
    In U.S., one in 10,000 infants is born with the vision-robbing disease

  • Nearsightedness Linked to More Schooling
    (27-Jun-2014)
    As years of school increased, so did degree of vision loss, study finds

  • Health Tip: Care for Contact Lenses
    (13-Jun-2014)
    And lower your risk of eye infection

  • Human Stem Cells Used to Create Light-Sensitive Eye Cells
    (10-Jun-2014)
    Researchers hope findings could eventually lead to eye-cell transplants that could stop or reverse blindness

  • Animal Trials Show Promise for Treating Eye Cancer
    (29-May-2014)
    Researchers target genetic mutations common among uveal melanoma patients

  • Sagging Eyelids More Common in Men, Fair-Skinned and Overweight: Study
    (29-May-2014)
    A family history of condition also increases your risk

  • Guard Your Good Vision, Experts Say
    (23-May-2014)
    FDA offers tips on how to protect your eyes from dangers that could harm your sight

  • Guard Your Good Vision, Experts Say
    (23-May-2014)
    FDA offers tips on how to protect your eyes from dangers that could harm your sight

  • Eye 'Training' May Help Restore Some Vision Lost to Glaucoma
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Gains seen after 3 months using experimental computer program, study says

  • Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Study gave Diamox, along with weight-loss plan, to patients with a different eye disease

  • Eye 'Training' May Help Restore Some Vision Lost to Glaucoma
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Gains seen after 3 months using experimental computer program, study says

  • Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss
    (22-Apr-2014)
    Study gave Diamox, along with weight-loss plan, to patients with a different eye disease

  • Bacteria May Survive Longer in Contact Lens Solution Than Thought
    (17-Apr-2014)
    Study suggests manufacturers test for all strains of P. aeruginosa to prevent infection

  • Health Tip: Having Changes in Vision?
    (14-Apr-2014)
    Serious warning signs include inability to recognize faces

  • Health Tip: Is it Pinkeye?
    (10-Apr-2014)
    Warning signs usually include very red, itchy eyes and discharge

  • Caucasian Boys Most Prone to Color Blindness, Study Finds
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Important to test preschoolers for condition, because it hampers ability to do well on color-coded schoolwork

  • Caucasian Boys Most Prone to Color Blindness, Study Finds
    (04-Apr-2014)
    Important to test preschoolers for condition, because it hampers ability to do well on color-coded schoolwork

  • Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration may benefit more from IV than injection

  • Scientists Explore Better Way to Deliver Treatment for Eye Disease
    (02-Apr-2014)
    Patients with wet age-related macular degeneration may benefit more from IV than injection

  • Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds
    (25-Mar-2014)
    But more could be done to improve vision loss, researchers say

  • Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds
    (25-Mar-2014)
    But more could be done to improve vision loss, researchers say

  • Can Exercise and an Occasional Drink Boost Eye Health?
    (25-Mar-2014)
    More research needed to show whether lifestyle directly affects vision loss, study author says

  • Blindness Rates Dropping Worldwide, Study Finds
    (25-Mar-2014)
    But more could be done to improve vision loss, researchers say

  • Color Vision Tends to Fade With Age: Study
    (18-Mar-2014)
    But seniors' lives aren't really affected, and certain treatments can reverse condition, experts say

  • Color Vision Tends to Fade With Age: Study
    (18-Mar-2014)
    But seniors' lives aren't really affected, and certain treatments can reverse condition, experts say

  • Color Vision Tends to Fade With Age: Study
    (18-Mar-2014)
    But seniors' lives aren't really affected, and certain treatments can reverse condition, experts say

  • Health Tip: Struggling With Sight
    (03-Mar-2014)
    Potential reasons for vision loss

  • Bob Costas's Eye Trouble Temporary, Experts Say
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Conjunctivitis is a common ailment and usually resolves on its own in about a week

  • Bob Costas's Eye Trouble Temporary, Experts Say
    (12-Feb-2014)
    Conjunctivitis is a common ailment and usually resolves on its own in about a week

  • Eye Condition in Preemies Hints at Risk for Later Disabilities
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Study found 'severe retinopathy of prematurity' raised risk of motor problems, mental impairment, hearing loss

  • Eye Condition in Preemies Hints at Risk for Later Disabilities
    (04-Feb-2014)
    Study found 'severe retinopathy of prematurity' raised risk of motor problems, mental impairment, hearing loss

  • Hetlioz Approved for Sleep Disorder in Blind People
    (31-Jan-2014)
    Condition stems from inability to govern sleep from light-dark cycle

  • Postmenopausal Estrogen Therapy Tied to Lower Glaucoma Risk
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Effect seen for women on estrogen-only treatment in study, but experts say more research is needed

  • Postmenopausal Estrogen Therapy Tied to Lower Glaucoma Risk
    (30-Jan-2014)
    Effect seen for women on estrogen-only treatment in study, but experts say more research is needed

  • Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half: Study
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Regular eye exams are best way to diagnose the condition, expert says

  • Risk of Glaucoma Blindness Drops by Half: Study
    (24-Jan-2014)
    Regular eye exams are best way to diagnose the condition, expert says

  • Is He the Impatient Type? Check His Eyes
    (23-Jan-2014)
    Less patient people change visual focus quickly, study finds

  • Gene Therapy May Restore Sight in People With Rare Blinding Disease
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Early study saw improvement in six patients with choroideremia

  • Gene Therapy May Restore Sight in People With Rare Blinding Disease
    (16-Jan-2014)
    Early study saw improvement in six patients with choroideremia

  • Batters Mostly Use Their Heads to Track Pitches, Study Finds
    (14-Jan-2014)
    It's not yet known how vision strategies compare with hitting success

  • Sealant Gel Approved for Eye Surgery
    (10-Jan-2014)
    An additional option after cataract operation

  • Sealant Gel Approved for Eye Surgery
    (10-Jan-2014)
    An additional option after cataract operation

  • Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Chances of the vision problem declined over 20-year period for those who quit, study found

  • Quitting Smoking May Cut Cataract Risk
    (02-Jan-2014)
    Chances of the vision problem declined over 20-year period for those who quit, study found

  • Many With Diabetes Don't Realize Disease Can Harm Vision
    (19-Dec-2013)
    Researchers say patient education, more proactive care could stop damage in most cases

  • Just Imagining Brightness Might Make Your Eyes React
    (13-Dec-2013)
    Pupil size changed when people visualized sunny days in study

  • Your Contact Lens Might Someday Dispense Eye Drugs
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Promising results in animal studies show they've delivered glaucoma meds continuously for a month

  • Your Contact Lens Might Someday Dispense Eye Drugs
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Promising results in animal studies show they've delivered glaucoma meds continuously for a month

  • Your Contact Lens Might Someday Dispense Eye Drugs
    (09-Dec-2013)
    Promising results in animal studies show they've delivered glaucoma meds continuously for a month

  • Poor People With Diabetes May Miss Out on Eye Care
    (05-Dec-2013)
    Younger patients overlooked more often, study finds

  • Age-Related Eye Differences May Cause Falls
    (26-Nov-2013)
    By late 70s, one-third need separate prescriptions for each eye, study finds

  • Study Clears Certain Antibiotics of Serious Eye Risk
    (26-Nov-2013)
    Cipro and similar drugs are unlikely to cause retinal detachment, researchers find

  • Laser Toys Can Damage Eyes: Report
    (21-Nov-2013)
    'Star Wars'-like gadgets causing serious injuries, doctors say

  • You Might See Better in Your Eye Doctor's Office
    (21-Nov-2013)
    Research suggests older adults may have poorer vision at home, mostly because of lower lighting

  • Air Pollution Linked to Dry Eye Syndrome in Study
    (19-Nov-2013)
    High rates of both seen in most major U.S. cities

  • Eyes Might Be Window Into Common Heart Disorder
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Damage to blood vessels of the retinas and kidneys tied to higher risk for atrial fibrillation, study found

  • 'The Pill' Tied to Raised Risk of Glaucoma
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Eye disease more common among users of birth control pills, study finds

  • 'The Pill' Tied to Raised Risk of Glaucoma
    (18-Nov-2013)
    Eye disease more common among users of birth control pills, study finds

  • Cornea Donor's Age Not a Big Factor, Researchers Say
    (15-Nov-2013)
    Transplant success rates similar across broad range of ages, study shows

  • No Connection Seen Between Dementia, Common Eye Disease
    (15-Nov-2013)
    But Alzheimer's patients in study were less likely to seek treatment for age-related macular degeneration

  • Testing for Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes Should Be Routine, Experts Say
    (14-Nov-2013)
    New guidelines from the Endocrine Society aim to detect cases early, get treatment started

  • Very Early Preemies May Face Higher Risk of Future Eye Problem
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Large Swedish study found more retinal detachment in those born at less than 32 weeks' gestation

  • Very Early Preemies May Face Higher Risk of Future Eye Problem
    (13-Nov-2013)
    Large Swedish study found more retinal detachment in those born at less than 32 weeks' gestation

  • Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips From an ER Doc
    (29-Oct-2013)
    Flashlights, reflective tape and large groups can help keep kids safe

  • Halloween Contact Lenses Can Be Horror Story for Eyes
    (24-Oct-2013)
    FDA experts say users risk corneal scratches, even blindness from these products

  • Lawsuits Involving Laser Treatments by Non-Docs on the Rise
    (16-Oct-2013)
    Medical-grade lasers can cause burning and cell damage to skin, experts warn

  • More Americans Getting Cataract Surgery
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Study finds baby boomers having the procedure at earlier age

  • More Americans Getting Cataract Surgery
    (11-Oct-2013)
    Study finds baby boomers having the procedure at earlier age

  • Selecting Sunglasses for Healthy Eyes
    (05-Oct-2013)
    Tips for protecting your vision and skin

  • Selecting Sunglasses for Healthy Eyes
    (05-Oct-2013)
    Tips for protecting your vision and skin

  • Persuasive Power of Eye Contact May Be a Myth, Study Suggests
    (03-Oct-2013)
    Gazing into an opponent's baby blues may not win him over to your point of view

  • Tips for Preventing, Coping With Pinkeye
    (28-Sep-2013)
    Conjunctivitis more likely to spread with school in session, expert says

  • Tips for Preventing, Coping With Pinkeye
    (28-Sep-2013)
    Conjunctivitis more likely to spread with school in session, expert says

  • Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Cataracts in Study
    (19-Sep-2013)
    But heart benefits of these drugs are significant, expert says

  • Statins Linked to Raised Risk of Cataracts in Study
    (19-Sep-2013)
    But heart benefits of these drugs are significant, expert says

  • Health Tip: Spot the Signs of 'Lazy Eye'
    (16-Sep-2013)
    They may include poorer vision in one eye

  • Cancer Drug May Be Helpful for Diabetes, Mouse Study Hints
    (15-Sep-2013)
    Zaltrap is currently used to treat colon cancer, eye disease

  • Cataract Surgery Tied to Lower Death Risk for Patients With Vision Loss
    (06-Sep-2013)
    Reasons for association aren't clear, study author says

  • Cataract Surgery Tied to Lower Death Risk for Patients With Vision Loss
    (06-Sep-2013)
    Reasons for association aren't clear, study author says

  • Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Glaucoma, Study Says
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Researchers recommend screenings for people with the sleep disorder

  • Sleep Apnea May Be Linked to Glaucoma, Study Says
    (16-Aug-2013)
    Researchers recommend screenings for people with the sleep disorder

  • Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Findings shed light on how people with macular degeneration might learn to adapt more quickly

  • Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Findings shed light on how people with macular degeneration might learn to adapt more quickly

  • Eye Study Results May Offer New Therapy for Some Vision Loss
    (15-Aug-2013)
    Findings shed light on how people with macular degeneration might learn to adapt more quickly

  • Eye Photography May Reveal Stroke Risk, Study Finds
    (12-Aug-2013)
    Imaging might suggest need for more aggressive blood pressure management, experts say

  • Lasers in Toys Can Cause Serious Eye Damage, FDA Warns
    (09-Aug-2013)
    Although sold as playthings, they emit powerful beams

  • Answers to Yes/No Questions Seen in Pupil Size: Study
    (08-Aug-2013)
    Finding might help immobile patients communicate

  • Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris
    (01-Aug-2013)
    Aniridia, a genetic disorder, can cause blindness as well as metabolic illnesses, experts say

  • Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris
    (01-Aug-2013)
    Aniridia, a genetic disorder, can cause blindness as well as metabolic illnesses, experts say

  • Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris
    (01-Aug-2013)
    Aniridia, a genetic disorder, can cause blindness as well as metabolic illnesses, experts say

  • Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris
    (01-Aug-2013)
    Aniridia, a genetic disorder, can cause blindness as well as metabolic illnesses, experts say

  • Making Eye Donation Easier Could Help Meet Research Demand
    (22-Jul-2013)
    Study found that many are willing to donate but unaware of how to do so

  • Disparities in Eye Care Could Cost Some Their Sight
    (18-Jul-2013)
    Low-income, less educated don't have same access to preventive treatments, researchers report

  • Black Kids With Diabetes Less Likely to Get Eye Exams
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Diabetic children at higher risk for retinopathy, which can lead to blindness, studies show

  • Black Kids With Diabetes Less Likely to Get Eye Exams
    (17-Jul-2013)
    Diabetic children at higher risk for retinopathy, which can lead to blindness, studies show

  • Glaucoma Screening Not for Everyone: Experts
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Too little evidence that test benefits adults without vision problems, panel finds

  • Glaucoma Screening Not for Everyone: Experts
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Too little evidence that test benefits adults without vision problems, panel finds

  • Glaucoma Screening Not for Everyone: Experts
    (09-Jul-2013)
    Too little evidence that test benefits adults without vision problems, panel finds

  • Simple Ways to Prevent Fireworks Injuries
    (04-Jul-2013)
    Experts' best advice: Leave lighting to professionals and enjoy the spectacle

  • Collapsible Laundry Hampers May Pose Risk to Kids' Eyes
    (01-Jul-2013)
    Two reports show wires can pop out, threatening vision

  • Diet-Exercise Combo Doesn't Cut Heart Risks in Type 2 Diabetes Patients
    (25-Jun-2013)
    But study of overweight patients found lifestyle changes may prevent complications such as kidney failure, eye damage

  • Children's Eye Injuries Peak in Summer, Expert Says
    (21-Jun-2013)
    Swimming pool accidents top the list

  • Health Tip: Protect Kids' Eyes
    (14-Jun-2013)
    Avoid toys with sharp edges

  • Video Gamers May Have Better Visual Recall
    (14-Jun-2013)
    Study compared brain function of dedicated gamers to nongaming college students

  • Cornea Research Reveals Unseen Layer
    (14-Jun-2013)
    Eye-opening finding will lead to textbook revisions, expert predicts

  • Health Tip: Get Your Child to the Eye Doctor
    (07-Jun-2013)
    Especially if the youngster has these symptoms

  • Vision, Dyslexia Not Linked: Study
    (06-Jun-2013)
    Findings will advance understanding, treatment of the reading disorder, says expert

  • Health Tip: Eat Right for Healthier Sight
    (27-May-2013)
    Foods that may improve eye health

  • Common Glaucoma Drug May Cause Droopy Eyelids, Study Finds
    (24-May-2013)
    Doctors should be cautious when prescribing specific eyedrops, researchers say

  • Common Glaucoma Drug May Cause Droopy Eyelids, Study Finds
    (24-May-2013)
    Doctors should be cautious when prescribing specific eyedrops, researchers say

  • Common Glaucoma Drug May Cause Droopy Eyelids, Study Finds
    (24-May-2013)
    Doctors should be cautious when prescribing specific eyedrops, researchers say

  • Glucosamine Supplements Tied to Risk of Eye Condition
    (23-May-2013)
    Seniors taking them had side effect that has been linked to glaucoma, small study finds

  • Glucosamine Supplements Tied to Risk of Eye Condition
    (23-May-2013)
    Seniors taking them had side effect that has been linked to glaucoma, small study finds

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Sight
    (22-May-2013)
    Go for regular eye exams

  • Health Tip: Possible Causes of Dry Eye
    (21-May-2013)
    Medication use is a prime contributor

  • Eyelash Extension Adhesives May Cause Bad Reactions
    (16-May-2013)
    Infections and allergies from cosmetic procedure can damage eyes or cause swelling, loss of eyelashes

  • Omega-3s No Help Against Age-Linked Eye Trouble: Study
    (06-May-2013)
    Adding nutrient to standard antioxidant supplement didn't help ward off macular degeneration

  • Outdoor Recess May Help Protect Kids From Nearsightedness
    (03-May-2013)
    Second study tied sunlight exposure to better vision

  • Preemies' Increased Survival Comes With No Rise in Disabilities: Study
    (30-Apr-2013)
    Still, better care recommended for very early babies, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Should I See a Doctor for Pinkeye?
    (12-Apr-2013)
    Yes, if accompanied by pain

  • Health Tip: Should I See a Doctor for Pinkeye?
    (12-Apr-2013)
    Yes, if accompanied by pain

  • Treatment for Blindness in Dogs Might Help People, Too
    (09-Apr-2013)
    Gene therapy that helps prevent vision loss in canines may aid humans, researchers say

  • Expert Pitches Safety Tips for Young Baseball Players
    (05-Apr-2013)
    It's a great youth sport, but beware the possible injuries, doctor advises

  • Brain Circuitry Yields Clue to Autism, Researchers Say
    (20-Mar-2013)
    At 7 months, study finds difference in eye tracking

  • Health Tip: Invest in Protective Eyewear for Sports
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Make sure they fit and work properly

  • Vision Loss, Depression May Be Linked, Study Finds
    (07-Mar-2013)
    Better recognition of mental health issues warranted, expert says

  • Eye-Tracking Tool Might Quickly Spot Stroke
    (05-Mar-2013)
    Small, preliminary study found it could tell difference between vertigo, stroke with complete accuracy

  • Health Tip: Help Control Eye Allergy Symptoms
    (22-Feb-2013)
    A brimmed hat may help you avoid blowing pollen

  • 1 in 8 Americans Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes: Poll
    (20-Feb-2013)
    Only 21 percent of those interviewed say they're well-versed on the disease, Harris Interactive/HealthDay survey finds

  • Best Glaucoma Treatments Still a Puzzle, Task Force Reports
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Experts not able to make recommendations on drug, surgery or laser choices

  • Best Glaucoma Treatments Still a Puzzle, Task Force Reports
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Experts not able to make recommendations on drug, surgery or laser choices

  • Best Glaucoma Treatments Still a Puzzle, Task Force Reports
    (18-Feb-2013)
    Experts not able to make recommendations on drug, surgery or laser choices

  • FDA Approves 'Bionic Eye' to Help Against Rare Vision Disorder
    (14-Feb-2013)
    First-of-its-kind approval may herald new era in fight against blindness, experts say

  • Retinal Implant Approved for Inherited Eye Disease
    (14-Feb-2013)
    Advanced retinitis pigmentosa

  • Health Tip: Why Wear Sunglasses?
    (11-Feb-2013)
    They block sun's ultraviolet rays

  • Scientists Find 24 New Genes Linked to Nearsightedness
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Also called myopia, eye condition is a major cause of blindness worldwide

  • Scientists Find 24 New Genes Linked to Nearsightedness
    (11-Feb-2013)
    Also called myopia, eye condition is a major cause of blindness worldwide

  • Health Tip: Managing Dry Eyes
    (08-Feb-2013)
    Blink often while at a computer or watching TV

  • Mistaken Infection 'On The Prairie'?
    (04-Feb-2013)
    Mary Ingalls, of 'Little House on the Prairie', probably didn't go blind from scarlet fever, experts suggest

  • Study Links Long-Term Aspirin Use With Vision Loss
    (21-Jan-2013)
    But risk of macular degeneration doesn't outweigh drug's heart benefits, experts say

  • Watch Out For Eyes When Champagne Corks Fly
    (29-Dec-2012)
    Protect yourself and guests when unleashing powerful bottled-up pressure

  • Young Girl's Plea For Contact Lenses Pays Off
    (26-Dec-2012)
    Preteen's organized personality was key to safe use of these devices, mom says

  • What's Best for Kids' Eye Health? Experts Give Insight
    (26-Dec-2012)
    Advice on diet, screening, and proper use of glasses and contacts

  • Eye Scan Could Help Track Progress of Multiple Sclerosis
    (24-Dec-2012)
    Study found that faster thinning of retina was tied to more lesions

  • Consider Eye Safety When Toy Shopping
    (22-Dec-2012)
    Injuries, lack of protective eyewear can lead to ER visits, surgery, expert says

  • Omega-3s in Formula Can Help Baby's Eyesight: Review
    (21-Dec-2012)
    Breast-fed babies already have this advantage, experts note

  • Reindeer May Deliver More Than Presents
    (19-Dec-2012)
    Report suggests animals also carry a fly larva that causes skin problems, rare eye infections

  • Long-Term Aspirin Use Linked With Vision Loss: Study
    (18-Dec-2012)
    But the risk doesn't outweigh the benefit of aspirin in preventing heart attacks and strokes, experts say

  • FDA Warns About Misleading Advertising for Some Laser Eye Surgeries
    (18-Dec-2012)
    Five companies told to do better job of including risks of procedures such as LASIK

  • Long-Term Aspirin Use Linked With Vision Loss: Study
    (18-Dec-2012)
    But the risk doesn't outweigh the benefit of aspirin in preventing heart attacks and strokes, experts say

  • Poor Vision Can Isolate Seniors
    (17-Dec-2012)
    Study found fear of falling made many limit social activities

  • U.S. Glaucoma Cases Jump 22 Percent Over Decade: Report
    (13-Dec-2012)
    More than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and older are affected by this eye disease, experts warn

  • U.S. Glaucoma Cases Jump 22 Percent Over Decade: Report
    (13-Dec-2012)
    More than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and older are affected by this eye disease, experts warn

  • U.S. Glaucoma Cases Jump 22 Percent Over Decade: Report
    (13-Dec-2012)
    More than 2.7 million Americans aged 40 and older are affected by this eye disease, experts warn

  • As Vision Problems in U.S. Rise, Diabetes May Explain Why
    (11-Dec-2012)
    Study finds many new cases of eye trouble occur in people under 40

  • Better Vision Tied to Health Plans That Cover Eye Exams
    (10-Dec-2012)
    People whose insurance includes vision benefits more likely to get sight-saving help sooner

  • Health Tip: Identifying Pinkeye
    (05-Dec-2012)
    Symptoms include swelling, redness

  • Health Tip: Identifying Pinkeye
    (05-Dec-2012)
    Symptoms include swelling, redness

  • What Do Eye Movement Differences in Men and Women Mean?
    (30-Nov-2012)
    Study compared reactions to images of faces, bodies by gender

  • Why Aging Eyes Struggle to Discern Fine Print
    (29-Nov-2012)
    How you read changes as you grow older, study says

  • Don't Take Shortcuts When Caring for Contact Lenses: Expert
    (24-Nov-2012)
    Here's what to do and what not to do to avoid eye problems

  • Device May Allow Blind to Read Braille Without Touch: Report
    (23-Nov-2012)
    Company has developed eye implant technology to help sightless detect color, movement and objects

  • Device May Allow Blind to Read Braille Without Touch: Report
    (23-Nov-2012)
    Company has developed eye implant technology to help sightless detect color, movement and objects

  • Bright Light at Night Could Up Depression Risk, Mouse Study Suggests
    (14-Nov-2012)
    Researchers say lowering lights in evening may help

  • 'Micro-Stents' May Hold Potential to Treat Glaucoma
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Devices appear to reduce pressure in the eye, studies find

  • 'Micro-Stents' May Hold Potential to Treat Glaucoma
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Devices appear to reduce pressure in the eye, studies find

  • Kids' Headaches Rarely Due to Vision Problems, Study Finds
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Findings refute common belief that eyeglasses will cure recurring headaches in children

  • 'Micro-Stents' May Hold Potential to Treat Glaucoma
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Devices appear to reduce pressure in the eye, studies find

  • 'Micro-Stents' May Hold Potential to Treat Glaucoma
    (13-Nov-2012)
    Devices appear to reduce pressure in the eye, studies find

  • Cataract Patients Relax to a Soothing Beat, Study Says
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Audio therapy may reduce anxiety during this common procedure

  • Could iPads, Kindles Be Just What the Eye Doctor Ordered?
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Digital tablets improve reading speed of those with central vision loss, study finds

  • Drivers' Glaucoma May Boost Accident Risk
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Study using simulators suggests need for peripheral vision testing

  • Undiagnosed Eye Problems Plague Some U.S. Veterans
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Those with brain injury, PTSD often have chronic vision troubles, studies say

  • Drivers' Glaucoma May Boost Accident Risk
    (12-Nov-2012)
    Study using simulators suggests need for peripheral vision testing

  • Halloween Warning: Decorative Contact Lenses May Damage Your Eyes
    (27-Oct-2012)
    Using nonprescription lenses can lead to infection, vision loss, eye doctor says

  • Swallowing Nasal Sprays, Eye Drops Can Harm Kids, FDA Warns
    (26-Oct-2012)
    Even ingesting tiny amounts of over-the-counter drops, sprays can have serious effects

  • Jetrea Approved to Treat Eye Condition
    (18-Oct-2012)
    Symptomatic vitreomacular adhesion

  • Rising Eye Injury Rates Seen With Robotic Prostate Surgery
    (16-Oct-2012)
    Patient position during procedure or other unknown cause may lead to scratches on cornea

  • Health Tip: Avoid Spreading Pinkeye
    (11-Oct-2012)
    Teach kids to wash hands often

  • Certain Eye Injuries in Kids May Indicate Child Abuse: Study
    (08-Oct-2012)
    Retinal imaging could help doctors sort out accidents from purposeful injury

  • Researchers Map Vision in Brain
    (04-Oct-2012)
    Study of brain structure may boost efforts to find ways to restore sight

  • Coffee Might Raise Glaucoma Risk: Study
    (04-Oct-2012)
    Increased risk for those who drink 3 cups a day could be 66 percent, researchers say, but others are skeptical

  • Coffee Might Raise Glaucoma Risk: Study
    (04-Oct-2012)
    Increased risk for those who drink 3 cups a day could be 66 percent, researchers say, but others are skeptical

  • Statins Tied to Reduced Glaucoma Risk
    (02-Oct-2012)
    Large study found possible preventive effect against blindness-causing eye condition

  • Statins Tied to Reduced Glaucoma Risk
    (02-Oct-2012)
    Large study found possible preventive effect against blindness-causing eye condition

  • Retina's Thickness May Be Tied to Severity of MS, Study Suggests
    (01-Oct-2012)
    If true, it might be a useful tool to measure the effectiveness of treatments

  • Eyes May Possess Infection-Killing Power: Study
    (28-Sep-2012)
    Discovery of bacteria-unfriendly proteins might someday lead to new drugs, researchers say

  • Men, Women Do See Things Differently: Study
    (05-Sep-2012)
    Males seem better with fine detail, rapidly moving images; females seem better differentiating colors

  • Statin Use Tied to Possible Boost in Cataract Risk
    (24-Aug-2012)
    But link isn't proven and patients shouldn't stop taking cholesterol-lowering drugs, researchers say

  • Retinal Device Restores Sight to Blind Mice
    (13-Aug-2012)
    Researchers hope to start human trials next

  • Retinal Device Restores Sight to Blind Mice
    (13-Aug-2012)
    Researchers hope to start human trials next

  • Safety Eyewear Can Prevent Sports Injuries in Kids
    (12-Aug-2012)
    Back-to-school season can mean more eye injuries, expert warns

  • Safety Eyewear Can Prevent Sports Injuries in Kids
    (12-Aug-2012)
    Back-to-school season can mean more eye injuries, expert warns

  • FDA Gives Nod to First Drug for Diabetic Eye Disease
    (10-Aug-2012)
    Diabetic macular edema can blur vision, has only one other treatment option

  • Lucentis Approved for Diabetic Macular Edema
    (10-Aug-2012)
    Leading cause of diabetic blindness

  • Cataract Surgery May Cut Risk of Hip Fracture
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Study found seniors who had procedure were less likely to have fall-related breaks

  • Cataract Surgery May Cut Risk of Hip Fracture
    (31-Jul-2012)
    Study found seniors who had procedure were less likely to have fall-related breaks

  • Scientists ID New Gene Linked to Vision Loss in Infants
    (30-Jul-2012)
    18 genes now associated with Leber congenital amaurosis, a rare inherited retinal disease

  • Scientists ID New Gene Linked to Vision Loss in Infants
    (30-Jul-2012)
    18 genes now associated with Leber congenital amaurosis, a rare inherited retinal disease

  • Experimental Chemical Helps Blind Mice See
    (25-Jul-2012)
    Researchers say compound might one day benefit people who've lost their vision

  • Experimental Chemical Helps Blind Mice See
    (25-Jul-2012)
    Researchers say compound might one day benefit people who've lost their vision

  • Older Americans See Better Today, Study Finds
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Improved cataract surgery techniques, less smoking may be reasons why

  • Older Americans See Better Today, Study Finds
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Improved cataract surgery techniques, less smoking may be reasons why

  • Older Americans See Better Today, Study Finds
    (20-Jul-2012)
    Improved cataract surgery techniques, less smoking may be reasons why

  • Health Tip: Be a Safe Biker
    (10-Jul-2012)
    Wear sports glasses to protect your eyes

  • 3-D Movies: Thrills and Ills
    (06-Jul-2012)
    Young adults at higher risk for motion sickness than older viewers, study found

  • Leave 4th of July Fireworks to Professionals
    (04-Jul-2012)
    Report shows about 6,200 people went to the ER for holiday-related injuries in 2011

  • Shorter Arms May Explain Why Women Need Glasses Sooner Than Men
    (29-Jun-2012)
    Focusing ability wanes earlier when reading materials held closer, researchers say

  • Glaucoma Stent Approved
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Along with cataract surgery, helps reduce pressure inside eye

  • Glaucoma Stent Approved
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Along with cataract surgery, helps reduce pressure inside eye

  • Glaucoma Stent Approved
    (25-Jun-2012)
    Along with cataract surgery, helps reduce pressure inside eye

  • Vision Problems Tied to Extreme Prematurity in Study
    (14-Jun-2012)
    Danish researchers found link between brain damage, sharpness of eyesight

  • Diabetes Drugs Avandia, Actos Linked to Vision Woes
    (11-Jun-2012)
    They may raise risk of macular edema, researchers report

  • Acne Medication May Raise Risk of Eye Infections
    (31-May-2012)
    Large study found teens taking Accutane were more likely to get pink eye, styes

  • Health Tip: Eat Right to Help Protect Your Vision
    (29-May-2012)
    Concentrate on vitamins A, C and E

  • Some Heavy Kids at Risk of Blindness, Study Says
    (24-May-2012)
    Brain condition that can steal sight more common among overweight girls, researchers report

  • In Rat Study, Eye Device Shows Promise for Restoring Sight
    (14-May-2012)
    System uses combination of implanted cells and technology to send images to the brain

  • In Rat Study, Eye Device Shows Promise for Restoring Sight
    (14-May-2012)
    System uses combination of implanted cells and technology to send images to the brain

  • Eye Changes May Predict Heart Disease in Blacks With Diabetes
    (14-May-2012)
    Arterial narrowing in retina seen as independent risk factor with type 1 disease, study says

  • In Rat Study, Eye Device Shows Promise for Restoring Sight
    (14-May-2012)
    System uses combination of implanted cells and technology to send images to the brain

  • Eye Color May Help Predict Vitiligo Risk
    (08-May-2012)
    People with blue eyes are less likely to have the autoimmune disease, study finds

  • Research Gets Closer to Genetic Roots of Glaucoma
    (27-Apr-2012)
    Two gene variants may interact with a molecule regulating cell growth, study suggests

  • Research Gets Closer to Genetic Roots of Glaucoma
    (27-Apr-2012)
    Two gene variants may interact with a molecule regulating cell growth, study suggests

  • For Some, Glaucoma Strikes at a Young Age
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Massachusetts man has coped with chronic eye disease since early teens

  • Glaucoma Need Not Steal Sight, Experts Say
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Once lost, vision can't be restored, making early detection and treatment critical

  • For Some, Glaucoma Strikes at a Young Age
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Massachusetts man has coped with chronic eye disease since early teens

  • Glaucoma Need Not Steal Sight, Experts Say
    (20-Apr-2012)
    Once lost, vision can't be restored, making early detection and treatment critical

  • Eye Tremors May Aid Early Diagnosis of Parkinson's: Study
    (09-Apr-2012)
    Inability to keep eye stable during test linked to disease, findings suggest

  • Antibiotics Linked to Retinal Detachment Risk
    (03-Apr-2012)
    The risk is very small and the reasons aren't known, researchers say

  • Antibiotics Linked to Retinal Detachment Risk
    (03-Apr-2012)
    The risk is very small and the reasons aren't known, researchers say

  • Osteoporosis Drugs May Lead to Eye Trouble: Study
    (02-Apr-2012)
    Researchers say they found risk for anterior uveitis and scleritis, diseases that can cause impairment

  • National Screening Urged to Detect Eye Disease in Blacks
    (16-Mar-2012)
    Undiagnosed glaucoma contributes to vision loss, mainly in blacks, researchers say

  • National Screening Urged to Detect Eye Disease in Blacks
    (16-Mar-2012)
    Undiagnosed glaucoma contributes to vision loss, mainly in blacks, researchers say

  • Eyes a Window Into Brain Health: Study
    (15-Mar-2012)
    Women with damage to blood vessels in the eyes were more likely to experience mental declines

  • Long Space Missions May Harm Astronauts' Eyes
    (13-Mar-2012)
    Studying effects of microgravity could improve understanding of 'intracranial hypertension' cases

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Eye Problems
    (29-Feb-2012)
    As you get older

  • Researchers Spot Genes Behind Macular Degeneration
    (24-Feb-2012)
    The eye disease is a major cause of blindness

  • Researchers Spot Genes Behind Macular Degeneration
    (24-Feb-2012)
    The eye disease is a major cause of blindness

  • Zioptan Eyedrops Approved for Glaucoma, Ocular Hypertension
    (13-Feb-2012)
    To reduce pressure inside the eye

  • Zioptan Eyedrops Approved for Glaucoma, Ocular Hypertension
    (13-Feb-2012)
    To reduce pressure inside the eye

  • More Success With Gene Therapy for Blindness
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Repeat treatment improves vision for three adults with rare eye disease

  • More Success With Gene Therapy for Blindness
    (08-Feb-2012)
    Repeat treatment improves vision for three adults with rare eye disease

  • Small Stem Cell Study Claims Early Success in Treating Eye Disease
    (23-Jan-2012)
    Two patients appeared to benefit from therapy for macular degeneration

  • Could Daily Aspirin Harm Seniors' Eyes?
    (05-Jan-2012)
    Study found possible association between drug and age-related macular degeneration

  • Could Daily Aspirin Harm Seniors' Eyes?
    (05-Jan-2012)
    Study found possible association between drug and age-related macular degeneration

  • Could Daily Aspirin Harm Seniors' Eyes?
    (05-Jan-2012)
    Study found possible association between drug and age-related macular degeneration

  • Uncork With Care, Eye Experts Warn
    (31-Dec-2011)
    To avoid injury when opening your bottle of bubbly, follow these tips

  • Risk Factors for Vision Loss After Spine Surgery Identified
    (29-Dec-2011)
    Rare complication occurs in as many as one out of every 1,000 spine surgeries, researchers say

  • Risk Factors for Vision Loss After Spine Surgery Identified
    (29-Dec-2011)
    Rare complication occurs in as many as one out of every 1,000 spine surgeries, researchers say

  • Fungus Found in Sinks Can Cause Serious Infections
    (28-Dec-2011)
    Fusarium was the cause of an outbreak of hard-to-treat cornea infections in contact lens wearers

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration?
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Common risk factors for the eye condition

  • Health Tip: Are You at Risk for Macular Degeneration?
    (19-Dec-2011)
    Common risk factors for the eye condition

  • 3-D TV Doesn't Raise Seizure Risk for Kids With Epilepsy: Study
    (05-Dec-2011)
    Researchers note that certain patterns, colors, flickering images a greater threat

  • Few Contact Lens Users Follow All Care Guidelines, Study Finds
    (03-Dec-2011)
    New strategies needed to improve compliance, researchers say

  • Study Looks at Nude Images' Effect on the Brain
    (22-Nov-2011)
    Human mind more readily processes photos of naked vs. clothed people

  • Fewer Diabetic Vision Problems Reported: CDC
    (17-Nov-2011)
    Researchers say better control of the blood sugar disease could explain the trend

  • Space Travel Might Lead to Eye Trouble: Study
    (08-Nov-2011)
    Microgravity could spur blurred vision that could affect astronauts for years after return to Earth

  • Skin Reacts to UV Light Faster Than Thought, Study Finds
    (03-Nov-2011)
    Discovery could hold key to new types of sunscreens, researchers say

  • Spooky Contacts Can Be a Nightmare for Your Eyes
    (31-Oct-2011)
    Infections, even blindness, may result from nonprescription contact lenses, FDA warns

  • Glaucoma Experts Eye Benefits of Exercise
    (30-Oct-2011)
    Moderate activity may reduce an important risk factor, study finds

  • Glaucoma Experts Eye Benefits of Exercise
    (30-Oct-2011)
    Moderate activity may reduce an important risk factor, study finds

  • Spooky Contacts Can Be a Nightmare for Your Eyes
    (28-Oct-2011)
    Infections, even blindness, may result from nonprescription contact lenses, FDA warns

  • Outdoor Time May Reduce Nearsightedness in Children
    (24-Oct-2011)
    Kids with myopia spend about four hours less outside each week than others, study shows

  • Outdoor Time May Reduce Nearsightedness in Children
    (24-Oct-2011)
    Kids with myopia spend about four hours less outside each week than others, study shows

  • Blocked Tear Ducts Linked to 'Lazy Eye' in Kids
    (21-Oct-2011)
    These children need comprehensive eye examinations, researchers say

  • Blocked Tear Ducts Linked to 'Lazy Eye' in Kids
    (21-Oct-2011)
    These children need comprehensive eye examinations, researchers say

  • Mild Strokes May Have Hidden Effects
    (03-Oct-2011)
    High rates of depression, sleeplessness common, study shows

  • FDA Warns LASIK Providers: Stop Making False Claims
    (30-Sep-2011)
    Agency giving practitioners 90 days to curtail inflated promises, missing safety info in ads

  • Cocaine Increases Risk for Glaucoma: Study
    (30-Sep-2011)
    Abusers with the eye disease significantly younger than other glaucoma patients who did not do drugs

  • Cocaine Increases Risk for Glaucoma: Study
    (30-Sep-2011)
    Abusers with the eye disease significantly younger than other glaucoma patients who did not do drugs

  • Fall-Prone Seniors May Have Trouble Adjusting to Poorer Vision
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Some elderly may not alter their walking speed when their sight is impaired, study finds

  • Cholesterol Deposits Around Eyes Linked to Heart Risk
    (16-Sep-2011)
    Researchers find an association, but don't prove 'cause and effect,' study says

  • Eye Antibiotics Can Cause Drug-Resistant Bacteria: Study
    (12-Sep-2011)
    80 percent of specific bacteria samples seemed resistant to at least three antibiotics, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Warning Signs of Vision Loss
    (16-Aug-2011)
    Do you have trouble seeing, even while wearing glasses?

  • Kids Urged to Take Steps to Avoid Spreading Illness at School
    (14-Aug-2011)
    Frequent hand washing an important way to keep contagious infections at bay, experts say

  • 'Rub and Rinse' Best Way to Clean Soft Contact Lenses
    (14-Aug-2011)
    Extra step before soaking helps remove resistant germs, researchers say

  • Frequent Tests Help Track Progression of Glaucoma, Study Finds
    (08-Aug-2011)
    Screening patients twice a year better than annual screenings, researchers say

  • Frequent Tests Help Track Progression of Glaucoma, Study Finds
    (08-Aug-2011)
    Screening patients twice a year better than annual screenings, researchers say

  • Smartphones May Be Taxing Your Eyes
    (22-Jul-2011)
    Combo of small fonts, phones held close to browse Web and text can cause eyestrain, headaches, study finds

  • Younger Kids Respond Better to 'Lazy Eye' Treatment
    (15-Jul-2011)
    Those aged 3 to 7 fared better than older children, analysis found

  • Giant Weed Can Cause Blisters, Even Blindness
    (07-Jul-2011)
    Officials urge people to steer clear of the giant hogweed

  • Woman Loses Eye in Bottle Rocket Attack
    (04-Jul-2011)
    Unsupervised kids with dangerous fireworks, she says, changed her life forever

  • Spending on Glaucoma Meds Rising in U.S., Study Finds
    (13-Jun-2011)
    Certain groups of patients, including those on public health insurance, seem to be most affected

  • Spending on Glaucoma Meds Rising in U.S., Study Finds
    (13-Jun-2011)
    Certain groups of patients, including those on public health insurance, seem to be most affected

  • Spending on Glaucoma Meds Rising in U.S., Study Finds
    (13-Jun-2011)
    Certain groups of patients, including those on public health insurance, seem to be most affected

  • Tainted Soil May Put Kids at Risk for Vision Loss
    (09-Jun-2011)
    Parasitic disease affects those who ingest dirt containing microscopic eggs, researchers warn

  • Health Tip: Signs That You May Have Pinkeye
    (02-Jun-2011)
    The condition usually is very contagious

  • Blind People May Be Able to Use Echoes to Identify Objects
    (26-May-2011)
    Echolocation uses 'visual' part of brain to process sound, navigate surroundings, study finds

  • Scientists Appear One Step Closer to Reading Minds
    (26-May-2011)
    Scottish researchers decoded information contained within certain brainwaves related to vision

  • Special Tinted Glasses May Stymie Migraines
    (26-May-2011)
    Study found some sufferers who wore them weren't bothered by visually disturbing patterns

  • Selenium Might Help Treat Symptoms in Graves' Eye Disease
    (18-May-2011)
    Study finds improved quality of life in patients with mild eye problems due to the autoimmune disorder

  • Selenium Might Help Treat Symptoms in Graves' Eye Disease
    (18-May-2011)
    Study finds improved quality of life in patients with mild eye problems due to the autoimmune disorder

  • Chemical in Smoke May Pose Health Risk
    (16-May-2011)
    Isocyanic acid released from cooking fires, cigarettes, wildfires, researchers find

  • Researchers Outline Key Risk Factors for Glaucoma
    (09-May-2011)
    Even a small rise in pressure within the eye can raise the odds for the disease

  • Researchers Outline Key Risk Factors for Glaucoma
    (09-May-2011)
    Even a small rise in pressure within the eye can raise the odds for the disease

  • Chemicals May Raise Health Risks for Nail Salon Workers
    (06-May-2011)
    One-third report problems such as headaches and irritation of the nose, throat, skin, study finds

  • Health Tip: Eyeing Macular Degeneration
    (26-Apr-2011)
    Diet changes may reduce your risk

  • Couch-Potato Kids: It Shows in Their Eyes, Researchers Say
    (20-Apr-2011)
    Excess screen time, low physical activity linked to narrow retinal vessels, predicting poor heart health

  • What Happens When Kids Born Blind Gain Sight?
    (12-Apr-2011)
    Brain doesn't make connection between seeing and touching right away, small study finds

  • Sports Gear Should Also Protect Eyes, Experts Say
    (01-Apr-2011)
    Athletes can avoid devastating injuries by wearing activity-specific protective eyewear

  • Some Type 1 Diabetics Seem Shielded Against Complications
    (29-Mar-2011)
    In one group that had diabetes for 50 years, many never developed expected problems, study finds

  • Progress Seen in Creating Eye Cells From Stem Cells
    (24-Mar-2011)
    Lab success may someday help people with macular degeneration, researchers say

  • Eye Surgery May Benefit Some Patients With Facial Paralysis
    (21-Mar-2011)
    Treatment to close the eye improves comfort, quality of life, small study says

  • Health Tip: Help Contain Conjunctivitis
    (18-Mar-2011)
    Suggestions to prevent pinkeye's spread

  • Stroke More Likely in People With Retinal Disease
    (14-Mar-2011)
    Study finds nearly double the rate with vascular disease called RVO

  • Eating Fish Might Protect Your Eyesight
    (14-Mar-2011)
    Study found omega-3 fatty acids linked to lower risk of age-related macular degeneration

  • Eating Fish Might Protect Your Eyesight
    (14-Mar-2011)
    Study found omega-3 fatty acids linked to lower risk of age-related macular degeneration

  • Elderly Tend to Drive Slower to Make Up for Reaction Time
    (10-Mar-2011)
    Narrowed field of vision limits ability to detect potential pedestrian hazards, experts say

  • Computer Vision Syndrome: Fact or Fiction?
    (03-Mar-2011)
    Eye experts take different views on whether it's a serious malady

  • Study Rates Success of Corneal Transplants in Kids
    (01-Mar-2011)
    Most children, once legally blind, achieved 20/40 vision or better, researcher says

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Corneal Abrasion
    (21-Feb-2011)
    Be careful with contact lenses, machinery

  • Brain Appears to Be a 'Task Machine,' Researchers Say
    (17-Feb-2011)
    Sighted and blind people showed similar areas of brain activation when reading

  • New Eye Treatment May Save Preemies' Sight
    (16-Feb-2011)
    Cancer drug better than laser for reducing risk of blindness, researchers report

  • Obesity Seems to Cut Women's Risk of Open-Angle Glaucoma
    (14-Feb-2011)
    Researchers suspect association may be due to estrogen

  • Obesity Seems to Cut Women's Risk of Open-Angle Glaucoma
    (14-Feb-2011)
    Researchers suspect association may be due to estrogen

  • Dry Eye Syndrome Common in Winter
    (29-Jan-2011)
    Cold, dry air can cause pain, tearing, blurred vision. Here's help

  • Dry Eye Syndrome Common in Winter
    (29-Jan-2011)
    Cold, dry air can cause pain, tearing, blurred vision. Here's help

  • Bottle Rockets Can Cause Serious Eye Injuries in Kids
    (13-Jan-2011)
    Protective eyewear urged, even for bystanders, whenever these fireworks are used

  • Bottle Rockets Can Cause Serious Eye Injuries in Kids
    (13-Jan-2011)
    Protective eyewear urged, even for bystanders, whenever these fireworks are used

  • Age-Related Eye Disease Declining in U.S.
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Latest figures show macular degeneration affects 6.5% of Americans over 40

  • Age-Related Eye Disease Declining in U.S.
    (10-Jan-2011)
    Latest figures show macular degeneration affects 6.5% of Americans over 40

  • Beware the Exploding Champagne Cork
    (31-Dec-2010)
    Expert gives safety tips; warns it can reach a speed of 50 mph and cause severe eye damage

  • Beware the Exploding Champagne Cork
    (31-Dec-2010)
    Expert gives safety tips; warns it can reach a speed of 50 mph and cause severe eye damage

  • With Cataracts, Misinformation Seems to Abound
    (27-Dec-2010)
    Myths about when and how to treat vision problem often delay treatment, experts say

  • Have Cataracts? Get Surgery, Woman Urges
    (27-Dec-2010)
    Return of good eyesight after 30 years is called 'a gift'

  • With Cataracts, Misinformation Seems to Abound
    (27-Dec-2010)
    Myths about when and how to treat vision problem often delay treatment, experts say

  • Have Cataracts? Get Surgery, Woman Urges
    (27-Dec-2010)
    Return of good eyesight after 30 years is called 'a gift'

  • People Look to Eyes for Signs of Life, Study Finds
    (27-Dec-2010)
    Eyes seem to be most important feature in telling real faces from realistic-looking ones

  • Acupuncture Might Treat Certain Kind of Lazy Eye
    (13-Dec-2010)
    Small Chinese study found it worked better than an eye patch in older kids with condition

  • Teens' Poor Health Linked to Fewer Friends
    (07-Dec-2010)
    It's unknown which comes first, but sick kids less likely to have big social network at school, study finds

  • Health Tip: Having Diabetes Can Hurt Your Eyes
    (03-Dec-2010)
    Here's how to help prevent problems

  • Health Tip: Symptoms That May Indicate Cataracts
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Visual warning signs

  • Health Tip: Symptoms That May Indicate Cataracts
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Visual warning signs

  • Noninvasive Glaucoma Test Might Speed Up Detection
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Measuring electrical activity of retina, researchers say, reveals early changes in disease process

  • Can Omega-3 Foods Prevent Eye Disease in Seniors?
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Those who regularly eat shellfish, fish less likely to develop macular degeneration, study suggests

  • Noninvasive Glaucoma Test Might Speed Up Detection
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Measuring electrical activity of retina, researchers say, reveals early changes in disease process

  • Can Omega-3 Foods Prevent Eye Disease in Seniors?
    (01-Dec-2010)
    Those who regularly eat shellfish, fish less likely to develop macular degeneration, study suggests

  • Kids Can't Accurately Judge Speed of Approaching Cars: Study
    (30-Nov-2010)
    Young children can't tell the speed of a vehicle 5 seconds away and moving faster than 20 mph

  • Study Reports More Precise Way to Remove Cataracts
    (18-Nov-2010)
    But experts wonder whether that precision will translate into better results

  • Key Brain Area for Vision May Be Organized by Color
    (18-Nov-2010)
    Finding in monkeys might further understanding of perception, attention, researchers say

  • Health Tip: What's Behind My Watery Eyes?
    (17-Nov-2010)
    Here are some common triggers

  • Multifocal Contact Lens Not Ideal for Night Driving
    (15-Nov-2010)
    Progressive lenses work better, small study finds

  • Study Finds Vitamins E and C Don't Reduce Cataract Risk in Men
    (11-Nov-2010)
    Long-term use had no effect on age-related eye disorder, researchers say

  • Study Finds Vitamins E and C Don't Reduce Cataract Risk in Men
    (11-Nov-2010)
    Long-term use had no effect on age-related eye disorder, researchers say

  • Common Eye Condition Linked to Elevated Eye Pressure
    (10-Nov-2010)
    In older adults, ring of fats around cornea may signal cardiovascular disease

  • Health Tip: Signs of Corneal Damage
    (08-Nov-2010)
    Here are common symptoms

  • Sense of Touch 'Faster' in Those Blind From Birth
    (27-Oct-2010)
    Heightened tactile processing may account for 'remarkable speed' of some Braille readers

  • Sense of Touch 'Faster' in Those Blind From Birth
    (27-Oct-2010)
    Heightened tactile processing may account for 'remarkable speed' of some Braille readers

  • People With Anorexia May Risk Serious Eye Damage
    (20-Oct-2010)
    It's unclear whether macular damage will progress to blindness, researchers say

  • People With Anorexia May Risk Serious Eye Damage
    (20-Oct-2010)
    It's unclear whether macular damage will progress to blindness, researchers say

  • Eye Exercises Might Boost Fine Depth Perception
    (14-Oct-2010)
    Push-pull training method could also be used for 'lazy eye,' researchers say

  • Eye Exercises Might Boost Fine Depth Perception
    (14-Oct-2010)
    Push-pull training method could also be used for 'lazy eye,' researchers say

  • Club Drug 'Poppers' May Be Linked to Eye Damage
    (13-Oct-2010)
    Not yet clear how widespread these cases might be, experts say

  • Non-Prescription 'Fashion' Contacts Can Harm Your Eyes
    (12-Oct-2010)
    Lenses should be fitted by a professional to prevent damage, expert says

  • Newer Therapies for Eye Disorder Not Tied to Heart Problems
    (12-Oct-2010)
    Avastin and Lucentis appeared to be safe in macular degeneration study

  • Newer Therapies for Eye Disorder Not Tied to Heart Problems
    (12-Oct-2010)
    Avastin and Lucentis appeared to be safe in macular degeneration study

  • Retinal Disease Treatments for Elders Doubled Over 10 Years
    (11-Oct-2010)
    Procedures for older Americans increased 192% between 1997 and 2007, study finds

  • Retinal Disease Treatments for Elders Doubled Over 10 Years
    (11-Oct-2010)
    Procedures for older Americans increased 192% between 1997 and 2007, study finds

  • Retinal Disease Treatments for Elders Doubled Over 10 Years
    (11-Oct-2010)
    Procedures for older Americans increased 192% between 1997 and 2007, study finds

  • Survey Sees Gender Differences in Vision IQ
    (07-Oct-2010)
    Men and women agree on value of eye exams and carrots, but shared vision of optical health a little fuzzy

  • Research Suggests How Brain Compensates in the Blind
    (06-Oct-2010)
    Sound and touch get boost from visual cortex in those who cannot see, scans show

  • Research Suggests How Brain Compensates in the Blind
    (06-Oct-2010)
    Sound and touch get boost from visual cortex in those who cannot see, scans show

  • Vision Problems Can Rob Movie-Goers of 3-D
    (21-Sep-2010)
    Some don't see the illusion, others develop nausea, experts say

  • Vision Problems Can Rob Movie-Goers of 3-D
    (21-Sep-2010)
    Some don't see the illusion, others develop nausea, experts say

  • Health Tip: What Causes Conjunctivitis
    (15-Sep-2010)
    Here's what may trigger the condition

  • Health Tip: What Causes Conjunctivitis
    (15-Sep-2010)
    Here's what may trigger the condition

  • Kids Literally See Differently Than Adults, Research Shows
    (14-Sep-2010)
    Visual and sensory information is not blended in children's brains, study finds

  • Kids Playing With Laser Pointers May Be Aiming for Eye Trouble
    (08-Sep-2010)
    Teen boy damages retina with Internet-purchased 'toy,' doctors say

  • Kids Playing With Laser Pointers May Be Aiming for Eye Trouble
    (08-Sep-2010)
    Teen boy damages retina with Internet-purchased 'toy,' doctors say

  • Health Tip: When Something's Stuck in Your Eye
    (01-Sep-2010)
    Take care not to scratch the cornea

  • Biosynthetic Corneas Show Promise in Transplants
    (25-Aug-2010)
    They improved vision without side effects, small study found

  • Study Links Gene to Serious Eye Disease
    (25-Aug-2010)
    Researchers identify robust association between the two

  • Sunglasses Rival Lotions as Vital for Safety
    (20-Aug-2010)
    UV rays threaten the eyes as much as the skin, experts warn

  • How Sun Time as a Kid Led to Eye Surgery
    (20-Aug-2010)
    For Maryland woman, removing growth brought eyes back to normal

  • Kids Seem More Likely to Reject Those Whose Eyes Cross
    (19-Aug-2010)
    Study suggests children over 6 with misaligned eye may be at social disadvantage

  • Health Tip: Eyestrain May Cause Headaches
    (11-Aug-2010)
    What to do if it's suspected

  • Eye Disease Affects Nearly One in Three Diabetics
    (10-Aug-2010)
    But simple steps can help prevent retinopathy, experts say

  • Relieving Eye Pressure May Slow Glaucoma
    (09-Aug-2010)
    Treatment most likely to help young patients with advanced damage, researchers say

  • Relieving Eye Pressure May Slow Glaucoma
    (09-Aug-2010)
    Treatment most likely to help young patients with advanced damage, researchers say

  • Excess Weight May Protect Women From Type of Glaucoma
    (05-Aug-2010)
    But don't gain weight to protect your eyes, experts say

  • Can Hands-On Prayer Help Heal?
    (05-Aug-2010)
    African study in sight- and hearing-impaired people suggests it might, even if through placebo effect

  • Excess Weight May Protect Women From Type of Glaucoma
    (05-Aug-2010)
    But don't gain weight to protect your eyes, experts say

  • Eye Disorder Screening May Get Boost From New Study Findings
    (02-Aug-2010)
    Description of factors linked to severe myopia could lead to improved treatments, researchers say

  • Eye Disorder Screening May Get Boost From New Study Findings
    (02-Aug-2010)
    Description of factors linked to severe myopia could lead to improved treatments, researchers say

  • Vision Abnormality Seen in Close Relatives of Autism Patients
    (02-Aug-2010)
    In finding that points to genetic influences, family members were more likely to have these differences

  • Eye Disorder Screening May Get Boost From New Study Findings
    (02-Aug-2010)
    Description of factors linked to severe myopia could lead to improved treatments, researchers say

  • As People Live Longer, More Will Develop Cataracts
    (01-Aug-2010)
    If healthy lifestyle doesn't prevent the condition, surgery is 95 percent successful, eye doctors say

  • As People Live Longer, More Will Develop Cataracts
    (01-Aug-2010)
    If healthy lifestyle doesn't prevent the condition, surgery is 95 percent successful, eye doctors say

  • More Than 70,000 Kids Injured By Medical Devices Each Year
    (26-Jul-2010)
    Contact lenses, IV tubes lead list of items causing trips to the ER, study shows

  • People Who Are Depressed 'See' a Gray World
    (22-Jul-2010)
    Their retinas respond less to black-and-white contrasts, scans found

  • Health Tip: Why Are My Eyes Red?
    (19-Jul-2010)
    Here are some common causes

  • Silicon Oil May Protect Vision From Radiation for Eye Cancer
    (15-Jul-2010)
    It absorbed nearly 50% of potentially damaging rays, but more study is needed, researchers say

  • Eye Chart Exams for Teens May Miss Vision Problems
    (12-Jul-2010)
    The tests detect nearsightedness accurately but not farsightedness or astigmatism, study shows

  • Glaucoma Cases on the Rise in U.S.
    (11-Jul-2010)
    Older, more diverse population accounts for most of the growth in eye disorder, experts say

  • Confronting Glaucoma, Before It's Too Late
    (11-Jul-2010)

  • Glaucoma Cases on the Rise in U.S.
    (11-Jul-2010)
    Older, more diverse population accounts for most of the growth in eye disorder, experts say

  • Confronting Glaucoma, Before It's Too Late
    (11-Jul-2010)

  • Lady Gaga-Inspired Lens Fad Draws Warning From Eye Docs
    (07-Jul-2010)
    Eye-enlarging 'circle' contact lenses can do real damage, group says

  • 'Miniature Telescope' for Eye Approved for Macular Degeneration
    (06-Jul-2010)
    Implanted device replaces eye's natural lens

  • 'Miniature Telescope' for Eye Approved for Macular Degeneration
    (06-Jul-2010)
    Implanted device replaces eye's natural lens

  • Leave July 4 Fireworks to the Pros
    (03-Jul-2010)
    Fireworks caused two deaths and nearly 9,000 injuries in 2009, report says

  • Leave July 4 Fireworks to the Pros
    (03-Jul-2010)
    Fireworks caused two deaths and nearly 9,000 injuries in 2009, report says

  • Health Tip: Why Some People Become Blind
    (02-Jul-2010)
    Here's a list of common causes

  • Health Tip: Why Some People Become Blind
    (02-Jul-2010)
    Here's a list of common causes

  • Eye Condition May Alter Corneal Transplant Results
    (01-Jul-2010)
    Using growth-inhibiting drugs beforehand might help, researcher suggests

  • Tight Blood Sugar Control in Older Diabetics May Not Reduce Heart Risk
    (29-Jun-2010)
    But intensive control does improve other conditions, including eye and kidney health, study finds

  • How Brain Organizes Info Doesn't Depend on Sight
    (25-Jun-2010)
    Scans revealed that thought processes occurred in same areas for sighted and blind people, study found

  • Red Wine Compound Could Point to Treatment for Eye Diseases
    (25-Jun-2010)
    Resveratrol appears to block harmful blood vessel growth, study finds

  • Red Wine Compound Could Point to Treatment for Eye Diseases
    (25-Jun-2010)
    Resveratrol appears to block harmful blood vessel growth, study finds

  • Red Wine Compound Could Point to Treatment for Eye Diseases
    (25-Jun-2010)
    Resveratrol appears to block harmful blood vessel growth, study finds

  • Stem Cell Technique Restores Sight to Burn-Injured Eyes
    (23-Jun-2010)
    Lab-grown graft provides 'biological contact lens' for cornea, experts say

  • Stem Cell Technique Restores Sight to Burn-Injured Eyes
    (23-Jun-2010)
    Lab-grown graft provides 'biological contact lens' for cornea, experts say

  • Stem Cell Technique Restores Sight to Burn-Injured Eyes
    (23-Jun-2010)
    Lab-grown graft provides 'biological contact lens' for cornea, experts say

  • Diet, Meds and Smoking Linked to Eye Disease Risks
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Good nutrition staved off cataracts; some drugs, smoking increased vision problems, studies found

  • Diet, Meds and Smoking Linked to Eye Disease Risks
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Good nutrition staved off cataracts; some drugs, smoking increased vision problems, studies found

  • Diet, Meds and Smoking Linked to Eye Disease Risks
    (14-Jun-2010)
    Good nutrition staved off cataracts; some drugs, smoking increased vision problems, studies found

  • Tiniest Babies Don't Hurt Family Health in Long Run
    (10-Jun-2010)
    Study finds few differences compared to normal weight peers by young adulthood

  • Eye Exam May Someday Spot Multiple Sclerosis
    (10-Jun-2010)
    Thinning retina can signal onset, but routine test is a long way off, researchers say

  • Certain Popular Antidepressants Linked to Cataracts in Seniors
    (01-Jun-2010)
    More study needed to confirm findings, researcher suggests

  • Certain Popular Antidepressants Linked to Cataracts in Seniors
    (01-Jun-2010)
    More study needed to confirm findings, researcher suggests

  • Eyeglass Change Might Keep Elderly From Falling
    (26-May-2010)
    Wearing single-lens glasses while outside reduced falls among active, 'outdoorsy' elders, study says

  • Statin Use Tied to Eye, Kidney, Liver Troubles
    (21-May-2010)
    But heart-healthy benefits of the cholesterol drugs outweigh these risks, experts say

  • Health Tip: Why Are My Eyes Watering?
    (18-May-2010)
    Here's a list of some common causes

  • Guard Kids' Eyes Against Long-Term Sun Damage
    (16-May-2010)
    Youngsters are especially vulnerable to harmful rays, experts warn

  • Guard Kids' Eyes Against Long-Term Sun Damage
    (16-May-2010)
    Youngsters are especially vulnerable to harmful rays, experts warn

  • Research Reveals Secret of Spitting Cobras' Aim
    (14-May-2010)
    Snakes spray venom in victims' eyes by predicting movements, researchers say

  • Research Reveals Secret of Spitting Cobras' Aim
    (14-May-2010)
    Snakes spray venom in victims' eyes by predicting movements, researchers say

  • Three Genes Linked to Variations in Eye Color
    (07-May-2010)
    Findings could help advance criminal investigations, researcher says

  • Obesity Behind Rise of 'Phantom' Brain Tumors in Children
    (07-May-2010)
    Pressure build-up within skull causes chronic pain, experts say

  • When Your Mind Wanders, You Blink More
    (06-May-2010)
    The body reflects what's happening in the brain, research suggests

  • Health Tip: Seeing a Doctor About Eye Pain
    (03-May-2010)
    When you should seek treatment

  • Eye Disease Rates High Among Latino Americans
    (02-May-2010)
    As the population ages, more programs needed to address vision loss, experts say

  • Eye Disease Rates High Among Latino Americans
    (02-May-2010)
    As the population ages, more programs needed to address vision loss, experts say

  • Eye Disease Rates High Among Latino Americans
    (02-May-2010)
    As the population ages, more programs needed to address vision loss, experts say

  • Drug a New Treatment Option for Diabetic Eye Disease
    (28-Apr-2010)
    Lucentis is first new therapy against diabetic macular edema in a quarter-century, experts say

  • Drinking Green Tea May Protect Eyes
    (24-Apr-2010)
    Researchers confirm that beneficial ingredients penetrate eye tissue

  • How Virus Puts the 'Pink' in Pink Eye
    (15-Apr-2010)
    Finding what causes inflammation may lead to treatment, researchers say

  • Corneal Transplant Not Hurt by Long Preservation Time
    (13-Apr-2010)
    Finding on failure rates could aid surgeons who import donor tissue

  • Early Detection May Prevent Preemie Vision Problems
    (12-Apr-2010)
    Eye exams, subsequent therapy may ward off blindness, study finds

  • Gene Variant May Raise Risk of Common Eye Disease
    (12-Apr-2010)
    'Good' cholesterol levels linked to age-related macular degeneration, studies show

  • Some People Can't Stomach the New 3-D Movies
    (08-Apr-2010)
    Ills triggered by films may suggest the need for an eye exam

  • Sleep Apnea Linked to Eyelid Disorder
    (02-Apr-2010)
    Findings may help doctors diagnose one condition by presence of the other

  • New Contact Lenses Could Improve Glaucoma Treatment
    (24-Mar-2010)
    They come loaded with vitamin E, to help more medicine get to cornea, researcher says

  • New Contact Lenses Could Improve Glaucoma Treatment
    (24-Mar-2010)
    They come loaded with vitamin E, to help more medicine get to cornea, researcher says

  • New Contact Lenses Could Improve Glaucoma Treatment
    (24-Mar-2010)
    They come loaded with vitamin E, to help more medicine get to cornea, researcher says

  • For Elderly, Giving Up Driving Can Be Tough
    (19-Mar-2010)
    It's a wrenching decision that doesn't necessarily depend on age, experts say

  • Health Tip: Recovering From LASIK
    (17-Mar-2010)
    What to expect after the eye surgery

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Signs of Glaucoma
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Here are common symptoms

  • Health Tip: Recognizing Signs of Glaucoma
    (15-Mar-2010)
    Here are common symptoms

  • There's More to Mona Lisa Than Her Smile
    (13-Mar-2010)
    Elusive expression is only part of her mysterious appeal, study suggests

  • Eye Health and Safety Should Be Job One
    (13-Mar-2010)
    Spotlight focuses on work-related risks during Save Your Vision month

  • Waiting Safe for Some at Risk of Glaucoma
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Doctors can postpone treatment in low-risk patients, study finds

  • Waiting Safe for Some at Risk of Glaucoma
    (08-Mar-2010)
    Doctors can postpone treatment in low-risk patients, study finds

  • Glaucoma Begins in Mid-Brain, Not in Eye, Research Shows
    (03-Mar-2010)
    Animal study shows degeneration occurring in reverse order than commonly believed

  • Glaucoma Begins in Mid-Brain, Not in Eye, Research Shows
    (03-Mar-2010)
    Animal study shows degeneration occurring in reverse order than commonly believed

  • Health Tip: Who's a Good Candidate for LASIK?
    (01-Mar-2010)
    People who are likely to benefit from the eye surgery

  • Chickens May Provide Clues to Color Vision
    (19-Feb-2010)
    Studies of retinal differences in birds could lead to treatments for blindness, researchers say

  • Green Tea May Ward Off Eye Disease
    (19-Feb-2010)
    In tests with rats, tea consumption reduced oxidative stress, researchers say

  • Green Tea May Ward Off Eye Disease
    (19-Feb-2010)
    In tests with rats, tea consumption reduced oxidative stress, researchers say

  • Glaucoma Drugs May Play Role in Longer Life
    (08-Feb-2010)
    Early death risk drops with use, but other factors may contribute, experts say

  • Glaucoma Drugs May Play Role in Longer Life
    (08-Feb-2010)
    Early death risk drops with use, but other factors may contribute, experts say

  • Visual Processing Plays Role in Body Dysmorphic Disorder
    (03-Feb-2010)
    Brain area related to behavior also affects how patients see themselves, research finds

  • Bees Can Be Trained to Recognize Face-Like Patterns
    (29-Jan-2010)
    Research may advance development of facial recognition systems, study authors suggest

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Pinkeye
    (26-Jan-2010)
    Treating the eye infection

  • Did Ancient Egyptian Makeup Have Protective Powers?
    (23-Jan-2010)
    Analysis of preserved cosmetics shows it may have prevented, treated eye infections

  • Blacks With Diabetes Urged to Cut Calories, Salt
    (15-Jan-2010)
    Dietary changes may stave off eye disease, research suggests

  • Why Light Hurts During Migraines
    (11-Jan-2010)
    Researchers discover where pain, information pathways converge in brain

  • Blood Pressure Drugs Might Fight Diabetic Retinopathy
    (08-Jan-2010)
    Study in mice reports success against proteins linked to the disease

  • Laser Deemed Best Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (31-Dec-2009)
    Standard therapy still recommended over steroid injections, researchers say

  • Laser Deemed Best Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (31-Dec-2009)
    Standard therapy still recommended over steroid injections, researchers say

  • Laser Deemed Best Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (31-Dec-2009)
    Standard therapy still recommended over steroid injections, researchers say

  • Tarantula Owners, Mind Your Eyes
    (31-Dec-2009)
    Spider's hairy defense mechanism led to corneal injury in man, report says

  • Laser Deemed Best Treatment for Diabetic Retinopathy
    (31-Dec-2009)
    Standard therapy still recommended over steroid injections, researchers say

  • Steroid Shots Tested to Treat Diabetes-Related Eye Disease
    (16-Dec-2009)
    Injections can slow retinopathy, but method has risks, researchers say

  • Nearsightedness on the Increase
    (15-Dec-2009)
    More Americans have myopia now than in the '70s, study finds

  • Nearsightedness on the Increase
    (15-Dec-2009)
    More Americans have myopia now than in the '70s, study finds

  • Early Treatment of Hearing, Vision Helps in Schizophrenia
    (11-Dec-2009)
    Identifying sensory problems before onset of complex disease symptoms benefits patients, study finds

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From Corneal Abrasions
    (10-Dec-2009)
    Some safety suggestions

  • Stem Cells May Hold Hope for Eye Disease
    (08-Dec-2009)
    In study on mice, one type of umbilical cell cleared cloudy corneas

  • In Women, Aspirin Might Ward Off Eye Trouble
    (02-Dec-2009)
    Still, taking it for macular degeneration is not advised, expert says

  • In Women, Aspirin Might Ward Off Eye Trouble
    (02-Dec-2009)
    Still, taking it for macular degeneration is not advised, expert says

  • Health Tip: Signs That You Have Cataracts
    (11-Nov-2009)
    Changes in your vision

  • Health Tip: Signs That You Have Cataracts
    (11-Nov-2009)
    Changes in your vision

  • Laser Eye Surgery Safe Long-Term: Study
    (10-Nov-2009)
    No difference seen in annual rate of cell loss, researchers say

  • Cataract Surgery Doesn't Worsen Macular Degeneration: Study
    (09-Nov-2009)
    Link likely due to fact that both eye conditions are age-related, researchers say

  • Cataract Surgery Doesn't Worsen Macular Degeneration: Study
    (09-Nov-2009)
    Link likely due to fact that both eye conditions are age-related, researchers say

  • Cataract Surgery Doesn't Worsen Macular Degeneration: Study
    (09-Nov-2009)
    Link likely due to fact that both eye conditions are age-related, researchers say

  • Scientist Throws Curve Into Breaking-Ball Debate
    (30-Oct-2009)
    Contends curveballs are an illusion; ridiculous, says former star major league pitcher

  • Takes a Pro to Make Offices Pain-Free
    (28-Oct-2009)
    Ergonomist's adjustments to desks, chairs reduce eyestrain, poor posture, study finds

  • Gene Therapy Offers Hope for Severe Hereditary Eye Disease
    (24-Oct-2009)
    Youngest patients have best chance at some visual recovery, research suggests

  • U.S. Relaxes Opposition to Medical Marijuana
    (19-Oct-2009)
    Prosecutors will no longer go after users or suppliers in states that permit use of the drug

  • New FDA Study Seeks Feedback on Lasik Surgery
    (16-Oct-2009)
    Warnings issued to 17 centers for lax reporting of procedure-related adverse events

  • Impaired Vision May Shorten Life Span
    (13-Oct-2009)
    Non-correctable problems linked to injury, illness and death, study shows

  • Eye Problems Increasing in Preemies
    (13-Oct-2009)
    As more pre-term infants survive, doctors see more babies with retinopathy of prematurity

  • More Stroke Victims Get Clot-Busting Therapy
    (01-Oct-2009)
    But many others get to hospital too late to benefit, study finds

  • Doctor Visits Are Getting Short Shrift in Tight Economy
    (30-Sep-2009)
    More than a third of Americans have cut back on medical care, survey finds

  • More Retinal Detachment Seen With Higher Income Status
    (29-Sep-2009)
    Findings shed no light on reason for link, Scottish researchers say

  • New Treatments Hold Hope for Failing Eyes
    (27-Sep-2009)
    As the U.S. ages, macular degeneration rates are expected to swell

  • New Treatments Hold Hope for Failing Eyes
    (27-Sep-2009)
    As the U.S. ages, macular degeneration rates are expected to swell

  • Glaucoma Tied to Gene Variants in Blacks
    (22-Sep-2009)
    Findings could lead to new treatments or even a cure, researchers say

  • Glaucoma Tied to Gene Variants in Blacks
    (22-Sep-2009)
    Findings could lead to new treatments or even a cure, researchers say

  • Glaucoma Tied to Gene Variants in Blacks
    (22-Sep-2009)
    Findings could lead to new treatments or even a cure, researchers say

  • For the Color Blind, a Ray of Hope
    (16-Sep-2009)
    Researchers use gene therapy to restore color perception in monkeys

  • Steroid Restores Vision When Veins in Eye Become Blocked
    (15-Sep-2009)
    People with retinal vein occlusion may regain some sight, researchers say

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes
    (15-Sep-2009)
    When you need goggles

  • Steroid Restores Vision When Veins in Eye Become Blocked
    (15-Sep-2009)
    People with retinal vein occlusion may regain some sight, researchers say

  • Diabetes Medications Don't Lower Inflammation
    (15-Sep-2009)
    Metformin, insulin have little effect on risk factor for heart disease, study finds

  • Health Tip: Help Prevent Pinkeye
    (08-Sep-2009)
    Suggestions to minimize your child's risk

  • Is Eye Exam on Your Back-to-School List?
    (31-Aug-2009)
    Kids should have first vision screening at 6 months of age, optometrists say

  • Gene Therapy Offers Hope Against Inherited Blindness
    (12-Aug-2009)
    Injection under retina may allow increased light sensitivity, research suggests

  • Gene Therapy Offers Hope Against Inherited Blindness
    (12-Aug-2009)
    Injection under retina may allow increased light sensitivity, research suggests

  • Autism May Hinder Ability to Read Body Language
    (05-Aug-2009)
    Trouble seems to lie in visual processing, researchers say

  • Special Eye Drops May Reverse Glaucoma Damage
    (04-Aug-2009)
    More testing still needed, but nerve growth factor proved effective in study

  • Special Eye Drops May Reverse Glaucoma Damage
    (04-Aug-2009)
    More testing still needed, but nerve growth factor proved effective in study

  • Special Eye Drops May Reverse Glaucoma Damage
    (04-Aug-2009)
    More testing still needed, but nerve growth factor proved effective in study

  • Lots of Schoolkids Squint to See Chalkboard
    (03-Aug-2009)
    Experts urge parents to get their kids' eyes checked regularly

  • Gene Found for Age-Related Cataract
    (31-Jul-2009)
    Could help advance understanding of this vision-robbing disease

  • Gene Found for Age-Related Cataract
    (31-Jul-2009)
    Could help advance understanding of this vision-robbing disease

  • Gene Found for Age-Related Cataract
    (31-Jul-2009)
    Could help advance understanding of this vision-robbing disease

  • Beta-Blockers Tied to Higher Cataract Risk
    (23-Jul-2009)
    But the finding shouldn't affect use of the popular blood pressure drugs, experts say

  • New Option for Correcting Nearsightedness
    (16-Jul-2009)
    Collagen-like lens promising for those unable to get LASIK, researchers say

  • New Option for Correcting Nearsightedness
    (16-Jul-2009)
    Collagen-like lens promising for those unable to get LASIK, researchers say

  • Humans Can Develop Bat-Like Echolocation
    (08-Jul-2009)
    Acoustic signaling using tongue clicks could aid the blind, study shows

  • Mini-Strokes May Cause Vision Loss
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Hong Kong researchers implicate silent infarcts in glaucoma

  • Mini-Strokes May Cause Vision Loss
    (07-Jul-2009)
    Hong Kong researchers implicate silent infarcts in glaucoma

  • Test Before Corneal Transplant May Improve Outcome
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Even inactive herpes virus can cause inflammation, transplant rejection, study finds

  • Drugs May Not Slow Kidney Damage in Diabetes
    (01-Jul-2009)
    Study uncovers possible benefit, though, in stemming vision loss

  • Health Tip: When Your Child Needs Glasses
    (29-Jun-2009)
    Make sure they're worn

  • Not All Sunglasses Are Created Equal
    (21-Jun-2009)
    Pick shades with UV protection, and wear them a lot, optometrists urge

  • Ozurdex Implant Approved for Macular Edema
    (18-Jun-2009)
    When cause is blocked vein, doctors have a new therapy to offer

  • For Men Over 50, Odds of Eye Discomfort Increases
    (12-Jun-2009)
    Use of antidepressants and other medications raise risk, study says

  • Kids With Eye Condition at Risk for Poor Mental Health
    (12-Jun-2009)
    Cause of association remains unclear, however, researchers say

  • For Men Over 50, Odds of Eye Discomfort Increases
    (12-Jun-2009)
    Use of antidepressants and other medications raise risk, study says

  • Had Your Eyes Checked Lately?
    (06-Jun-2009)
    Procrastinating on exams could put vision at risk, experts warn

  • Besivance Approved for Bacterial Conjunctivitis
    (29-May-2009)
    Contagious condition often called 'pink eye'

  • Brain Can 'See' Objects Through Touch
    (28-May-2009)
    Tactile input plays a key role in visualization, study finds

  • Study Reiterates Eye Risks Linked to Flomax
    (19-May-2009)
    Men should be aware of dangers if taking prostate drug, experts say

  • Study Reiterates Eye Risks Linked to Flomax
    (19-May-2009)
    Men should be aware of dangers if taking prostate drug, experts say

  • Nutrient-Rich Diet Lowers Risk of Age-Related Eye Disease
    (15-May-2009)
    Study finds foods high in vitamins, minerals cut chances of macular degeneration

  • Eye Disease, Cognitive Decline Linked in Study
    (12-May-2009)
    Research indicates that dementia and age-related macular degeneration may have a common cause

  • Drug May Not Help Diabetes-Related Eye Damage
    (17-Apr-2009)
    Finding need not limit prevention of blindness, experts say

  • Impotence Drugs Don't Harm Vision: Study
    (14-Apr-2009)
    Trial by drug maker Eli Lilly found no problems at 6 months of use

  • Nearly 18 Million Will Have Macular Degeneration by 2050
    (14-Apr-2009)
    But newer treatments could reduce related blindness by almost 35%, study suggests

  • Stem Cells Repair Damaged Corneas in Mice
    (10-Apr-2009)
    Procedure may someday replace transplants in people, experts say

  • Certain Diabetes Drugs May Pose Eye Risk
    (07-Apr-2009)
    Use of Avandia, Actos tied to a retinal disorder, study finds

  • Hispanic Children More Likely to Have Hearing Loss
    (03-Apr-2009)
    Second study finds rare eye disease missed, mistreated among urban youngsters

  • Action-Filled Video Games Boost Adult Vision
    (30-Mar-2009)
    And the benefits can last for years, researchers say

  • Music Can Help Restore Stroke Patients' Sight
    (25-Mar-2009)
    Favorite melodies encourage brain healing, study suggests

  • Eye Care Checkups Tied to Insurance Status
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Those with little or no coverage less likely to have exams, even if they have problems, study finds

  • Unconscious Learning: In the Eye of the Beholder?
    (13-Mar-2009)
    Reward may keep brain visually on track without conscious attention, study finds

  • Freckles, Moles May Indicate Risk for Eye Cancer
    (12-Mar-2009)
    Factors that lead to skin cancer make uveal melanoma more likely, too, study finds

  • Clues Found to Brain Mechanism Behind Migraines
    (11-Mar-2009)
    Study in mice pinpoints role of gene mutation in triggering certain headaches

  • Health Tip: Safe Use of Contact Lenses
    (09-Mar-2009)
    Apply cosmetics properly to avoid problems

  • Retinal Gene Is Linked to Childhood Blindness
    (05-Mar-2009)
    Discovery might someday yield therapies to restore sight, experts suggest

  • Contact Lenses Boost Kids' Self-Image
    (05-Mar-2009)
    Study finds they think they're better able to play sports, be accepted by peers

  • Retinal Gene Is Linked to Childhood Blindness
    (05-Mar-2009)
    Discovery might someday yield therapies to restore sight, experts suggest

  • Brain Adapts to Age-Related Eye Disease
    (03-Mar-2009)
    Neurons seek input from undamaged areas to compensate, study finds

  • Eye Problems, Hearing Loss May Be Linked
    (17-Feb-2009)
    One gene mutation accounts for bulk of cases, study finds

  • Eye Problems, Hearing Loss May Be Linked
    (17-Feb-2009)
    One gene mutation accounts for bulk of cases, study finds

  • Cyclosporine Eye Drops a Good Deal for Dry Eye
    (10-Feb-2009)
    Immunosuppressant works where other lubricants fail, study shows

  • Cataract Surgery Doesn't Worsen AMD
    (05-Feb-2009)
    Study says surgical advances may explain away the link seen in earlier research

  • Cataract Surgery Doesn't Worsen AMD
    (05-Feb-2009)
    Study says surgical advances may explain away the link seen in earlier research

  • When Gauging Age, the Eyes Have It
    (02-Feb-2009)
    Study says the eye region is also useful when trying to spot fatigue

  • Kids Who Spend More Time Outdoors Have Better Vision
    (30-Jan-2009)
    Study finds youngsters who are parked indoors more likely to develop myopia

  • Kids Who Spend More Time Outdoors Have Better Vision
    (30-Jan-2009)
    Study finds youngsters who are parked indoors more likely to develop myopia

  • Elderly Car Crash Deaths Down in Last Decade
    (23-Jan-2009)
    Fatalities have dropped 21%, while population has increased 10%, study finds

  • Glaucoma Associated With Reading Impairments in Elderly
    (12-Jan-2009)
    Those with vision loss in both eyes read 29 words per minute slower

  • Glaucoma Associated With Reading Impairments in Elderly
    (12-Jan-2009)
    Those with vision loss in both eyes read 29 words per minute slower

  • Protein Might One Day Prevent Blindness
    (08-Jan-2009)
    Researchers find it prolongs lives of key vision cells in mice

  • Protein Might One Day Prevent Blindness
    (08-Jan-2009)
    Researchers find it prolongs lives of key vision cells in mice

  • When Corks Fly, Watch the Eyes
    (31-Dec-2008)
    Careful opening techniques can help prevent serious injuries

  • Bling Makes Your Brain Sing
    (24-Dec-2008)
    'Rewarding' objects receive star status in neurological vision systems, study shows

  • Hormones Boost Frequency of Women's Migraine With Aura
    (22-Dec-2008)
    Mouse study finds 2 genes likely behind spread of depression with these headaches

  • 'Blind' Man Navigates Obstacle Course Without Error
    (22-Dec-2008)
    Researchers say finding suggests alternate vision routes in the brain

  • Health Tip: Eye Health for Diabetics
    (17-Dec-2008)
    Signs that you should see a medical professional

  • Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Soaring
    (09-Dec-2008)
    CDC study projects that by 2050, up to 16 million people will have vision problems

  • Cases of Age-Related Farsightedness to Soar
    (09-Dec-2008)
    Presbyopia already affects more than 1 billion people worldwide, study says

  • Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Soaring
    (09-Dec-2008)
    CDC study projects that by 2050, up to 16 million people will have vision problems

  • Diabetic Eye Disease Rates Soaring
    (09-Dec-2008)
    CDC study projects that by 2050, up to 16 million people will have vision problems

  • Contact Lens Cases Often Contaminated
    (27-Nov-2008)
    Study finds germs appear even in the presence of disinfecting solutions

  • Blood Sugar Control Helps Diabetics Preserve Sight
    (14-Nov-2008)
    Close monitoring means type 1 patients can avoid retinopathy, study suggests

  • Poor Night Vision May Predict Age-Related Eye Disease
    (13-Nov-2008)
    Those with difficulties in low-light activities more likely to develop AMD, study says

  • U.S. Gets a 'D' for Preterm Birth Rates
    (12-Nov-2008)
    March of Dimes says 18 states plus Puerto Rico and District of Columbia get failing grades

  • Florida Vision Test Law: Fewer Traffic Deaths Among Elderly
    (11-Nov-2008)
    2004 legislation appears responsible, but study finds reasons why are more complex

  • High Temps Degrade Contact Lens Solution: Study
    (10-Nov-2008)
    ReNu with MoistureLoc was tied to eye infection outbreak in U.S.

  • Gene Mutation May Cause Some Cases of Seasonal Affective Disorder
    (07-Nov-2008)
    Finding could help identify people who'd respond to light therapy, study says

  • Health Tip: Evaluating Your Child's Vision
    (06-Nov-2008)
    How to spot potential problems

  • Decorative Halloween Eye Lenses May Pose Serious Risks
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Without doctor's advice, cat's-eyes, color contacts boost odds of bacterial infection

  • Decorative Halloween Eye Lenses May Pose Serious Risks
    (31-Oct-2008)
    Without doctor's advice, cat's-eyes, color contacts boost odds of bacterial infection

  • Rate of Diabetes Cases Doubles in 10 Years: CDC
    (30-Oct-2008)
    The obesity epidemic is fueling the type 2 disease epidemic, officials say

  • Health Tip: Allergies and Your Eyes
    (28-Oct-2008)
    What to do to improve symptoms

  • Don't Lose Sight of Halloween Safety
    (25-Oct-2008)
    False lenses, sharp props can make fright night scarier for all, eye group warns

  • Don't Lose Sight of Halloween Safety
    (25-Oct-2008)
    False lenses, sharp props can make fright night scarier for all, eye group warns

  • Americans Losing Sight of Eye Health
    (17-Oct-2008)
    A quarter haven't seen vision specialist in 2 years, survey finds

  • Americans Losing Sight of Eye Health
    (17-Oct-2008)
    A quarter haven't seen vision specialist in 2 years, survey finds

  • Americans Losing Sight of Eye Health
    (17-Oct-2008)
    A quarter haven't seen vision specialist in 2 years, survey finds

  • Thyroid Problems Boost Glaucoma Risk
    (16-Oct-2008)
    Trouble with the gland means 38% greater vision threat, study suggests

  • Thyroid Problems Boost Glaucoma Risk
    (16-Oct-2008)
    Trouble with the gland means 38% greater vision threat, study suggests

  • Brain Pressure More Likely to Cause Vision Loss in Men
    (15-Oct-2008)
    Though women have condition more often, men suffer side effects twice as much, study says

  • Too Much Sun, Too Few Antioxidants Spell Eye Trouble
    (14-Oct-2008)
    The combination contributes to age-related macular degeneration, study finds

  • Genes Give Clues to Age-Linked Eye Trouble
    (07-Oct-2008)
    Macular degeneration is a major cause of vision loss, blindness

  • It's a Whole New Outlook for Cataract Patients
    (03-Oct-2008)
    Simple surgeries, superior replacement lenses give many remarkable vision

  • It's a Whole New Outlook for Cataract Patients
    (03-Oct-2008)
    Simple surgeries, superior replacement lenses give many remarkable vision

  • Vision Test for Young Children Called Unreliable
    (03-Oct-2008)
    Researchers found standard way of measuring acuity in preschoolers missed problems

  • Drug Fights Diabetic Eye Disease
    (26-Sep-2008)
    Retinopathy is a potentially blinding complication, but Atacand may help

  • Painkiller May Prevent Diabetes-Related Retinal Damage
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Pentazocine's effects on eye health called 'phenomenal,' study concludes

  • Bisphosphonates Cause Rare Eye Inflammation
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Finding just latest in list of potential adverse events for bone-saving medications

  • Painkiller May Prevent Diabetes-Related Retinal Damage
    (24-Sep-2008)
    Pentazocine's effects on eye health called 'phenomenal,' study concludes

  • FDA Goes After Unapproved Eye Washes, Skin Ointments
    (23-Sep-2008)
    Salt solutions, topicals containing papain face seizure after adverse events reported

  • FDA Goes After Unapproved Eye Washes, Skin Ointments
    (23-Sep-2008)
    Salt solutions, topicals containing papain face seizure after adverse events reported

  • Sports Eye Injuries Leading Cause of Blindness in Youths
    (20-Sep-2008)
    But safety glasses can cut injury risk by 90%, vision expert says

  • Health Tip: Is LASIK Right for You?
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Guidelines for the ideal candidate

  • Chamomile Tea May Ward Off Diabetes Damage
    (19-Sep-2008)
    Rats fed herbal extract showed significant decrease in blood sugar levels

  • Safety Gear a Must to Prevent Kids' Sports Injuries
    (14-Sep-2008)
    Concussion most common danger, expert says, so head, face gear should take priority

  • Ordinary Chores Cause Half of All Eye Injuries
    (12-Sep-2008)
    September is vision safety awareness month, and group offers tips to prevent accidents

  • Gene-Transfer Proves Safe for Vision Problem
    (12-Sep-2008)
    Volunteers with rare eye disease regained partial sight with experimental therapy

  • Spiritual Beliefs Part of Health Care for Some
    (11-Sep-2008)
    Most are happy to discuss subject with eye docs, says researcher

  • Time Teaches Brain to Recognize Objects
    (11-Sep-2008)
    Research could pave way for enhanced computer vision systems, MIT study suggests

  • Kids' Eye Injuries From Golf Clubs Rare But Severe
    (08-Sep-2008)
    Most hurt by other children wielding club while playing away from course, study says

  • Brain's Memory Capacity Much Larger Than Believed
    (08-Sep-2008)
    Finding could have implications for artificial intelligence, memory disorder treatments

  • Chinese Work Sees Through Invisibility Quest
    (05-Sep-2008)
    Researchers explain how theoretical 'anti-cloak' could bring objects out of hiding

  • Cataracts World's Leading Cause of Vision Loss
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Age a key factor, but group cites other risks during August disease awareness month

  • Cataracts World's Leading Cause of Vision Loss
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Age a key factor, but group cites other risks during August disease awareness month

  • Antioxidant-Rich Diet May Protect Against Eye Disease
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Compounds likely extend life of retinal cells that fight age-related macular degeneration

  • Cataracts World's Leading Cause of Vision Loss
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Age a key factor, but group cites other risks during August disease awareness month

  • Cataracts World's Leading Cause of Vision Loss
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Age a key factor, but group cites other risks during August disease awareness month

  • Antioxidant-Rich Diet May Protect Against Eye Disease
    (29-Aug-2008)
    Compounds likely extend life of retinal cells that fight age-related macular degeneration

  • Gene Linked to 'Dry' Macular Degeneration
    (27-Aug-2008)
    Study also uncovers risks associated with treating 'wet' form of the eye disease

  • Refs May Be Blinded by Red Uniforms
    (15-Aug-2008)
    Study of the martial art tae kwondo suggests color can influence decisions

  • Health Tip: Something in Your Eye?
    (13-Aug-2008)
    How to get it out safely

  • Half of U.S. Adults Lack 20/20 Vision
    (11-Aug-2008)
    Distance problems, astigmatism becoming more common, study finds

  • Gene Behind Rare Eye Disease in Dachshunds Discovered
    (07-Aug-2008)
    If applicable to humans, could lead to new treatments, study says

  • Autistic Children Make Limited Eye Contact
    (06-Aug-2008)
    Finding could offer doctors a chance to treat the disorder earlier

  • Brain Slow to Judge Fast-Moving Objects Head-On
    (06-Aug-2008)
    It builds a statistical model based on what is, in fact, a very unhurried world, study says

  • Laser Therapy as Good as Drugs for Diabetic Eye Problems
    (05-Aug-2008)
    Had fewer side effects than corticosteroids, study finds

  • Gene Mutation for Eye Disorder Found
    (24-Jul-2008)
    More prevalent in women, Duane syndrome affects nerves, limits eyeball's sideways motion

  • Hybrid Cars Pose Risk to Blind, Visually Impaired
    (21-Jul-2008)
    Virtually silent engines remove key cue to safety; group seeks legislative help

  • Health Tip: If Your Child Wears Glasses
    (21-Jul-2008)
    How to encourage their use

  • Magnetic Pulses to Brain Improve Lazy Eye in Adults
    (18-Jul-2008)
    Vision improved temporarily, Canadian researchers report

  • Eye Test Could Spot Diabetes Vision Trouble Early
    (15-Jul-2008)
    It may prove an easy, less invasive means of detecting retinopathy, other woes

  • Diabetic Hispanics Missing Out on Eye Exams
    (14-Jul-2008)
    They're particularly vulnerable to diabetes-linked vision loss, experts warn

  • On Independence Day, Think Fireworks Safety First
    (04-Jul-2008)
    Experts say leave the July 4 celebrations to the pros

  • Glaucoma Treatment Can Prevent Blindness
    (02-Jul-2008)
    Even those with severe disease can save some vision, experts say

  • Glaucoma Treatment Can Prevent Blindness
    (02-Jul-2008)
    Even those with severe disease can save some vision, experts say

  • Health Tip: Wear Eye Protection
    (30-Jun-2008)
    Prevent injury during work and play

  • Tennis Players Ace Perception of Speed, Motion
    (19-Jun-2008)
    But outside their game, they see pretty much like everyone else, study finds

  • Omega-3 Foods May Lower Eye Disease Risk
    (13-Jun-2008)
    High intake of fatty acid associated with reduction of both early and late AMD

  • Omega-3 Foods May Lower Eye Disease Risk
    (13-Jun-2008)
    High intake of fatty acid associated with reduction of both early and late AMD

  • Diabetes Drug May Slow Eye Disease
    (10-Jun-2008)
    Use of rosiglitazone showed 59.5% reduced risk of retina damage

  • New Imaging Tool Can Spot Glaucoma Risk
    (09-Jun-2008)
    But experts say it will be several years before there's widespread use

  • New Imaging Tool Can Spot Glaucoma Risk
    (09-Jun-2008)
    But experts say it will be several years before there's widespread use

  • Just Like Skin, Eyes Can 'Burn' in Strong Sun
    (25-May-2008)
    Kids, teens more susceptible to sun-related vision damage without proper protection

  • Kids Think Glasses Make Others Look Smart, Honest
    (23-May-2008)
    Small study says findings may help parents comfort those getting that first pair

  • Sleep-Deprived Brains Show Lapse in Visual Processing
    (20-May-2008)
    Seemingly normal function could give false sense of competence, study suggests

  • High Blood Pressure, Cholesterol Associated With Eye Disease
    (12-May-2008)
    Risk for retinal vein blockage more than doubles when these conditions go untreated

  • Protective Eyewear Key to Sports Safety
    (10-May-2008)
    Kids and pros need to play smart to avoid devastating vision injuries, group says

  • Gene Variant Boosts Risk of Severe Diabetic Eye, Kidney Diseases
    (08-May-2008)
    Finding suggests careful use of blood-boosting drugs in anemia patients

  • Diabetes Seems to Heighten Glaucoma Risk
    (02-May-2008)
    Regular screenings may help prevent irreversible nerve damage

  • Diabetes Seems to Heighten Glaucoma Risk
    (02-May-2008)
    Regular screenings may help prevent irreversible nerve damage

  • Ranibizumab Injections Reduce Retinal Swelling
    (01-May-2008)
    Macular edema patients had doubling of vision angle, researcher says

  • FDA Panel Urges Stronger Warnings for LASIK Surgery
    (26-Apr-2008)
    The popular eye procedure helps many, but complaints show it may not be for everyone

  • FDA Panel Urges Stronger Warnings for LASIK Surgery
    (26-Apr-2008)
    The popular eye procedure helps many, but complaints show it may not be for everyone

  • Annual Trachoma Treatments May Be Unnecessary
    (23-Apr-2008)
    One or 2 rounds of antibiotics sufficient to treat eye disease, study finds

  • Most Sports-Related Eye Injuries Are Preventable
    (19-Apr-2008)
    With spring's arrival, optometrists' group urges public to treat vision like the pros do

  • Early Screening Improves Outcomes for Kids With Amblyopia
    (17-Apr-2008)
    Vision tests before age 2 were more beneficial than those done later, study finds

  • Prozac Makes Old Brain Cells Young
    (17-Apr-2008)
    Research may explain antidepressants' effectiveness

  • Sleep Disorder Linked to Neurodegenerative Conditions
    (15-Apr-2008)
    Rapid eye movement disorder can involve anxiety, low attention levels and Parkinson's

  • Hormone Replacement May Cut Risk for Age-Linked Eye Disease
    (14-Apr-2008)
    Estrogen may prevent advanced macular degeneration, study finds

  • Age-Related Eye Disease on the Increase
    (05-Apr-2008)
    Women face twice the risk of losing sight that men do during senior years

  • Age-Related Eye Disease on the Increase
    (05-Apr-2008)
    Women face twice the risk of losing sight that men do during senior years

  • Study Finds Older Corneas Suitable for Transplantation
    (01-Apr-2008)
    Tissue from people up to 75 had similar survival rates to that from younger donors

  • Study Finds Potential Cause of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    (17-Mar-2008)
    Data could lead to new drugs to check vascular proliferation that is hallmark of eye disease

  • Survey Finds Many Americans Clueless About Eye Disease
    (13-Mar-2008)
    Findings point to need for education, outreach efforts, experts say

  • Survey Finds Many Americans Clueless About Eye Disease
    (13-Mar-2008)
    Findings point to need for education, outreach efforts, experts say

  • Health Tip: Age Affects the Senses
    (12-Mar-2008)
    They become less acute as you get older

  • Glaucoma May Boost Cardiovascular Death Risk in Blacks
    (11-Mar-2008)
    Inappropriate treatment with beta blockers, other meds also increases odds, study finds

  • Glaucoma May Boost Cardiovascular Death Risk in Blacks
    (11-Mar-2008)
    Inappropriate treatment with beta blockers, other meds also increases odds, study finds

  • Brain Disease Causes More Vision Loss in Blacks
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Intracranial hypertension left patients almost 5 times more likely to become legally blind

  • Brain Disease Causes More Vision Loss in Blacks
    (10-Mar-2008)
    Intracranial hypertension left patients almost 5 times more likely to become legally blind

  • Brain Scans Let Computer 'Read' Visual Activity
    (05-Mar-2008)
    Researchers suggest finding could lead to ways to decode the mind for therapeutic purposes

  • New Treatment for 'Lazy Eye' Shows Promise
    (04-Mar-2008)
    U.S., Chinese project finds 90% of vision gains retained 1 year after therapy

  • New Treatment for 'Lazy Eye' Shows Promise
    (04-Mar-2008)
    U.S., Chinese project finds 90% of vision gains retained 1 year after therapy

  • Marker for Diabetes Might Miss Early Vision Complication
    (29-Feb-2008)
    Eye damage begins at blood sugar levels below current threshold for diagnosis, study finds

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration Doubles Heart Attack and Stroke Risk
    (28-Feb-2008)
    Eye disease carries same risk as other circulatory problems, experts say

  • Biannual Antibiotics May Cut Major Cause of Blindness in Africa
    (19-Feb-2008)
    Ocular strain of chlamydia responds well to expanded treatment, report says

  • Biannual Antibiotics May Cut Major Cause of Blindness in Africa
    (19-Feb-2008)
    Ocular strain of chlamydia responds well to expanded treatment, report says

  • Eyes a Window to Hearing Loss?
    (19-Feb-2008)
    Pupils dilate in reaction to sounds, might be way to spot hearing problems, study finds

  • Health Tip: Understanding Astigmatism
    (18-Feb-2008)
    Facts about the eye disorder

  • Don't Lose Sight of Vision Care, Group Urges
    (17-Feb-2008)
    February is 'Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month'

  • Don't Lose Sight of Vision Care, Group Urges
    (17-Feb-2008)
    February is 'Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month'

  • Drops of Fatty Acid Curb Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome
    (13-Feb-2008)
    Mouse study suggests new treatment options without unwanted side effects

  • Drops of Fatty Acid Curb Symptoms of Dry Eye Syndrome
    (13-Feb-2008)
    Mouse study suggests new treatment options without unwanted side effects

  • Fixing Poor Vision Boosts Preschoolers' Test Scores
    (13-Feb-2008)
    Early intervention with glasses brought them up to snuff with peers, study finds

  • Corneal Transplants Can Carry Infection Risk
    (12-Feb-2008)
    Risk is small and should not deter people from having the surgery, experts say

  • 'Fluorescent' Retinal Cells Warn of Eye Disease
    (11-Feb-2008)
    Device that measures metabolic stress could help doctors catch trouble early

  • 'Fluorescent' Retinal Cells Warn of Eye Disease
    (11-Feb-2008)
    Device that measures metabolic stress could help doctors catch trouble early

  • Baseline Exam Is Key to Eye Health
    (10-Feb-2008)
    Group urges greater screening for early signs of disease during 'Save Your Vision' month

  • New Guideline Urges Screening for Fall Risk
    (04-Feb-2008)
    Those with poor balance, dementia, vision loss most in peril, group says

  • Mouse Model of Age-Related Macular Degeneration Developed
    (28-Jan-2008)
    Researchers say it will allow for testing of new drugs for vision-robbing disease

  • Vitamin E, Lutein May Fight Cataracts
    (25-Jan-2008)
    A randomized trial is needed to confirm the findings, experts say

  • Health Tip: Too Many Tears?
    (22-Jan-2008)
    Causes of watery eyes

  • Eye Care Lacking in Many Who Buy Contact Lenses Online
    (07-Jan-2008)
    But those who bought from doctors checked their prescriptions, kept exam dates, study finds

  • See to It That New Year's Eve Is Safe
    (31-Dec-2007)
    Group's eye safety tips can help everyone uncork a merry celebration

  • Laser Surgery Can Correct Nearsightedness
    (28-Dec-2007)
    10-year analysis found eye procedure helped for at least a decade

  • Laser Surgery Can Correct Nearsightedness
    (28-Dec-2007)
    10-year analysis found eye procedure helped for at least a decade

  • Beware Holiday Toys That Can Injure Young Eyes
    (24-Dec-2007)
    Darts, BB and paintball guns are among those that pose a threat, experts warn

  • Diabetes Drug Helps Protect Patients' Eyes
    (07-Nov-2007)
    Fenofibrate cuts need for retinopathy laser treatment, study finds

  • Combigan Drops Approved for Glaucoma
    (31-Oct-2007)
    To treat pressure in the eye

  • Most Americans Have Poor 'Eye-Q'
    (30-Oct-2007)
    Many lack knowledge of basic vision care, safety, survey finds

  • Most Americans Have Poor 'Eye-Q'
    (30-Oct-2007)
    Many lack knowledge of basic vision care, safety, survey finds

  • Health Tip: Get Regular Eye Exams
    (29-Oct-2007)
    Even if you don't wear glasses

  • Natural Protein May Hurt Vision
    (26-Oct-2007)
    High homocysteine levels already linked to heart, brain trouble, experts say

  • Scientists Spot Eye Development 'Switch'
    (24-Oct-2007)
    Breakthrough might lead to lab-grown eyes, they say

  • Health Tip: If You Have an Eye Infection
    (16-Oct-2007)
    Contact lenses may be involved

  • Eye Scan May Help Diagnose, Treat MS
    (15-Oct-2007)
    The inexpensive test could lead to new drugs, researchers add

  • Scientists Spot Eyes' Motion Sensors
    (11-Oct-2007)
    Tough-to-detect cells do the job, physicists say

  • Inflammatory Substance May Boost Eye Trouble
    (08-Oct-2007)
    C-reactive protein raises odds of age-related macular degeneration, experts say

  • Regular Eye Screens Spot Diabetic Vision Trouble
    (25-Sep-2007)
    Chronic high blood sugar is leading cause of adult-onset blindness, experts note

  • Cataract Surgery: A Bargain, Despite the Price
    (23-Sep-2007)
    Experts say lens replacement is a cost-effective treatment for aging eyes

  • Cataract Surgery: A Bargain, Despite the Price
    (23-Sep-2007)
    Experts say lens replacement is a cost-effective treatment for aging eyes

  • Health Tip: Understanding Glaucoma
    (20-Sep-2007)
    It can permanently harm your vision

  • Health Tip: Understanding Glaucoma
    (20-Sep-2007)
    It can permanently harm your vision

  • Eye Safety Begins at Home
    (16-Sep-2007)
    Half of vision injuries occur there, experts warn

  • No Need for All-Day Patch to Treat 'Lazy Eye'
    (14-Sep-2007)
    Just 3 hours per day helps kids see better, study finds

  • Contact Lens Germs Give Clues to Eye Infection
    (12-Sep-2007)
    Culturing microbes off the lens could aid diagnosis, study finds

  • Veggies Might Ward Off Age-Linked Vision Woes
    (12-Sep-2007)
    Two nutrients protect against macular degeneration, study finds

  • Poor Senior Vision Often a Window on Disease
    (08-Sep-2007)
    Geriatrics Society urges older adults to monitor eyesight carefully

  • Health Tip: Reasons for Crossed Eyes
    (31-Aug-2007)
    Some common causes

  • Computer-Related Eye Strain Not Just for Adults
    (31-Aug-2007)
    Optometrists urge parents to screen kids' online habits to prevent vision problems

  • Health Tip: Why Are My Eyes Red?
    (20-Aug-2007)
    Some common reasons

  • Girls Really Do Prefer Pink
    (20-Aug-2007)
    The attraction may owe to evolutionary influences, researchers say

  • Vision Restoration Therapy Might Improve Sight for Trauma, Stroke Victims
    (17-Aug-2007)
    In-home computer device shows promise in stimulating affected brain areas, study shows

  • Tiny Telescope Treats Age-Related Eye Disease
    (14-Aug-2007)
    Study found the implant benefited two-thirds of patients who got one

  • Stabilizing Eye Pressure Key to Glaucoma Care
    (13-Aug-2007)
    Fluctuations point to continuing vision loss, study finds

  • Stabilizing Eye Pressure Key to Glaucoma Care
    (13-Aug-2007)
    Fluctuations point to continuing vision loss, study finds

  • Alzheimer's Protein Implicated in Glaucoma
    (07-Aug-2007)
    Amyloid-beta appears to destroy retinal cells and may be new treatment target, experts say

  • Health Tip: Protecting Your Eyes
    (19-Jul-2007)
    How to keep them healthy

  • New LASIK Device Treats Differing Vision Problems
    (12-Jul-2007)
    Performs separate procedures on each eye

  • Nursing Home Residents Don't Get Routine Eye Exams
    (10-Jul-2007)
    Two-thirds had no mention of testing in their records, even though most had insurance, study finds

  • Cataracts, Macular Degeneration Increase Risk of Death
    (09-Jul-2007)
    Study found the link held true until age 75

  • Workers' Vision Woes Cost Employers Billions
    (26-Jun-2007)
    Better on-the-job prevention, care could cut those losses, experts say

  • U.S. Predicts Diabetes Epidemic to Go On Unchecked
    (24-Jun-2007)
    As cases increase, so will accompanying health problems, experts predict

  • Coffee Protects Against Blinding Eyelid Disorder
    (19-Jun-2007)
    Caffeine may limit the problem in the same way it eases Parkinson's, experts say

  • Coffee Protects Against Blinding Eyelid Disorder
    (19-Jun-2007)
    Caffeine may limit the problem in the same way it eases Parkinson's, experts say

  • Eye Protein Could Shield Against MS
    (13-Jun-2007)
    AlphaB-crystallin injections reversed paralysis in mice, study found

  • Blood Pressure Trouble Leaves Eyes at Risk for Glaucoma
    (12-Jun-2007)
    Different types of hypertension cause different types of disease, study suggests

  • Eye-Protecting Sunglasses Are Cool Again This Summer
    (28-May-2007)
    Many Americans don't realize the dangers posed by UV rays

  • Babies Can Discern Languages Through Visual Cues
    (24-May-2007)
    Speaker's facial expressions tell the tale, study suggests

  • Omega-3, Vitamin D Levels Cut Risk of Eye Disease
    (15-May-2007)
    They lower odds of age-related macular degeneration, studies find

  • Omega-3, Vitamin D Levels Cut Risk of Eye Disease
    (15-May-2007)
    They lower odds of age-related macular degeneration, studies find

  • Migraines May Heighten Risk of Vision Problems
    (15-May-2007)
    Study finds link among middle-aged people with history of the headaches

  • Computer Users: Learn to Baby Your Eyes
    (09-May-2007)
    Long hours staring at a terminal can lead to vision problems, if you're not careful

  • Genes May Predict Elderly Blindness Risk
    (24-Apr-2007)
    Two mutations boost the odds for severe macular degeneration, study finds

  • Multiple Sclerosis Drug Combats Vision Loss
    (17-Apr-2007)
    But doctors must weigh the potential risks of Tysabri, experts say

  • One Donor Cornea Could Treat Multiple Patients
    (11-Apr-2007)
    New Delhi study says technique might cut backlog of cases needing tissue

  • Watch Out for Eye Trouble During Pregnancy
    (08-Apr-2007)
    Hormone changes and migraines can arise, affecting vision, experts say

  • New Eye Condition Striking Young Chinese Americans
    (30-Mar-2007)
    Too often, doctors are mistaking it for more serious glaucoma, experts say

  • Fitted Sports Gear Key to Eye Protection
    (23-Mar-2007)
    40,000 injuries a year could be cut with appropriate use of safety lenses

  • Study Offers Hope Against Leading Cause of Blindness
    (23-Mar-2007)
    In mice, gene therapy showed promise in fighting retinitis pigmentosa

  • Vision Care Out of Reach for Many Americans
    (12-Mar-2007)
    5 million adults cannot afford eyeglasses when needed, CDC study finds

  • Study Finds Clues to Graves' Disease Assault on Eyes
    (02-Mar-2007)
    Thyroid disorder disrupts T-cell programming, sparking body to attack its own tissue

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of a Cataract
    (01-Mar-2007)
    When the eye's lens becomes clouded

  • Health Tip: Symptoms of a Cataract
    (01-Mar-2007)
    When the eye's lens becomes clouded

  • Health Tip: Wear Sunglasses to Protect Your Eyes
    (28-Feb-2007)
    How to choose the safest shades

  • Health Tip: Causes of Blindness
    (22-Feb-2007)
    Many diseases or injury can rob one's ability to see

  • Tamoxifen May Affect Women's Eye Health
    (19-Feb-2007)
    The breast cancer drug increases optical swelling, study suggests

  • Implant Restores Limited Sight to Blind
    (17-Feb-2007)
    But second-generation device is still a far cry from full vision, experts say

  • Health Tip: Watery Eyes?
    (13-Feb-2007)
    Here's when to see a doctor

  • Illness Linked to Eye Trouble Costs Medicare Billions
    (13-Feb-2007)
    Rates of depression, injury rise as eyesight declines, study finds

  • Lipid Study Eyes Human Tears
    (28-Jan-2007)
    Identification of a new type of fat may spur research into causes of dry eye disease

  • Lifestyle, Genes Join to Boost Risk for Blindness in Elderly
    (09-Jan-2007)
    Smoking, obesity among modifiable factors linked to age-related macular degeneration

  • Lifestyle, Genes Join to Boost Risk for Blindness in Elderly
    (09-Jan-2007)
    Smoking, obesity among modifiable factors linked to age-related macular degeneration

  • Study Compares Laser Eye Surgery Techniques
    (29-Dec-2006)
    Researchers saw no difference between LASIK and newer LASEK

  • Vision Problems Among Those Over 40 Costly
    (11-Dec-2006)
    Report finds U.S. price tag tops $35 billion a year

  • Vision Problems Among Those Over 40 Costly
    (11-Dec-2006)
    Report finds U.S. price tag tops $35 billion a year

  • Health Tip: Your Child Needs Regular Eye Exams
    (30-Nov-2006)
    Preventive visits protect eye health

  • Health Tip: Do You Have Pink Eye?
    (29-Nov-2006)
    Here are some common symptoms

  • Health Tip: That Sty in Your Eye
    (23-Nov-2006)
    How to help it heal faster

  • Health Tip: That Sty in Your Eye
    (23-Nov-2006)
    How to help it heal faster

  • Eye Tests Predict Later Vision Trouble for Preemies
    (17-Nov-2006)
    Astigmatism at young age is likely to continue, study finds

  • New Model Predicts Glaucoma Risk
    (15-Nov-2006)
    Assessing risk factors helps guide treatment, experts say

  • Cell Transplants Restore Vision in Mice
    (08-Nov-2006)
    Breakthrough used 'precursor' cells destined to work in the retina

  • Exercise Could Lower Age-Linked Eye Disease Risk
    (01-Nov-2006)
    More active types had fewer cases of severe age-related macular degeneration, study found

  • Health Tip: Prevent Computer Eye Strain
    (31-Oct-2006)
    Here's how to set up a better workstation

  • Keep Your Kids Safe and Sound This Halloween
    (28-Oct-2006)
    Simple precautions can ensure a fun time for all

  • Keep Your Kids Safe and Sound This Halloween
    (27-Oct-2006)
    Simple precautions can ensure a fun time for all

  • Hockey Goalies' Eyes Keep Slapshots at Bay
    (26-Oct-2006)
    Great players keep their gaze on the puck, study finds

  • Studies Link Gene Variant to Macular Degeneration
    (19-Oct-2006)
    But some experts say the research is inconclusive

  • Hearing, Vision Loss Go Hand in Hand With Aging
    (11-Oct-2006)
    Australian study finds common risk factors contribute to both conditions

  • Stroke Symptoms Common But Often Unreported
    (09-Oct-2006)
    Study suggests 18 percent of U.S. adults miss or ignore the warning signs

  • Antibiotic Fights Chlamydia-Linked Eye Cancer
    (04-Oct-2006)
    Doxycycline is effective in two-thirds of cases, study finds

  • New Drug May Reverse Age-Linked Vision Loss
    (04-Oct-2006)
    Lucentis brought improvement, experts say, but a cheaper drug may work just as well

  • Antibiotics No Match for Blinding Eye Infection
    (26-Sep-2006)
    Trachoma a major threat to sight in poorer countries, experts say

  • Researchers Uncover How Herpes Infects the Eye
    (25-Sep-2006)
    Virus may be able to evade the body's immune system defenses

  • Weightlifting May Raise Glaucoma Risk
    (12-Sep-2006)
    It triggers changes in eye pressure, research shows

  • High-Tech Glasses Help Those With Tunnel Vision
    (07-Sep-2006)
    Computerized display widens their world, experts say

  • Age-Linked Vision Loss May Depend on Genes
    (28-Aug-2006)
    DNA can pinpoint those at highest risk, scientists say

  • Age-Linked Vision Loss May Depend on Genes
    (28-Aug-2006)
    DNA can pinpoint those at highest risk, scientists say

  • Health Tip: If There's Blood in Your Eye
    (25-Aug-2006)
    It could be a broken blood vessel

  • Prostate Drug Use May Mean Cataract Surgery Change
    (22-Aug-2006)
    Flomax and other alpha-blockers may cause 'floppy iris syndrome,' but experts say simple eye drop change is all that's needed

  • Chemical Reaction May Have Caused Eye Infections
    (22-Aug-2006)
    CDC report says contact lens solution ingredients could lead to contamination

  • Cataract Treatment a Luxury Many Can Now Afford
    (18-Aug-2006)
    Changes to Medicare extend coverage for cutting-edge therapies

  • Yellow Pigment in Veggies Protects Against Eye Disease
    (15-Aug-2006)
    Carotenoids in corn, squash and leafy greens cuts risk of age-related vision loss in older women

  • Health Tip: Dealing With Nearsightedness
    (10-Aug-2006)
    Things you can do to help your eyes

  • Health Tip: If You Have Trouble Seeing Close Up
    (08-Aug-2006)
    You probably are farsighted

  • Health Tip: If Your Eyes Are Dry
    (07-Aug-2006)
    These suggestions may help

  • Vision Test Can Help Spot 'Lazy Eye'
    (28-Jul-2006)
    The condition can go undetected in children for years, experts warn

  • Cornea Research Brings Clear-Eyed View on Cancer
    (20-Jul-2006)
    Discovery of how lens stays transparent has wide implications, experts say

  • Diabetes a Major Risk Factor for Glaucoma
    (18-Jul-2006)
    In study, two-thirds of cases show links to the blood-sugar disorder

  • Gene May be Key to Age-Linked Vision Loss
    (18-Jul-2006)
    Carriers have 11-fold higher risk of macular degeneration, study found

  • Health Tip: 'Lazy Eye' Needs To Be Treated Early
    (14-Jul-2006)
    Remedies are best before age 2

  • Eyes May Provide Window on Heart Risk
    (13-Jul-2006)
    Measuring width of retinal vessels predicts cardiac dangers, study finds

  • Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Glaucoma
    (11-Jul-2006)
    Age and family history are factors

  • Health Tip: Know Your Risk for Glaucoma
    (11-Jul-2006)
    Age and family history are factors

  • Smoking Boosts Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    (10-Jul-2006)
    Conversely, consuming fish rich in omega-3 fatty acids protects against the vision disease, study says

  • Lucentis Prevents Elderly Blindness
    (05-Jul-2006)
    Retinal disease strikes thousands annually

  • Health Tip: Diabetic Retinopathy Can Cause Blindness
    (29-Jun-2006)
    People at risk should see an eye doctor regularly

  • Singapore Eye Infections Heighten Contact Lens Concerns
    (28-Jun-2006)
    And the maker of recalled ReNu with MoistureLoc offers likely explanation for the outbreaks

  • Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: Protection
    (23-Jun-2006)
    American Academy of Ophthalmology issues safety tips for summer

  • Blood Pressure Woes Start Earlier Than You Think
    (23-Jun-2006)
    59 million Americans have prehypertension, a condition with serious health risks

  • Statins Linked to Lower Risk of Cataracts
    (20-Jun-2006)
    Nonsmokers and people without diabetes showed even bigger benefit, study found

  • Statins Linked to Lower Risk of Cataracts
    (20-Jun-2006)
    Nonsmokers and people without diabetes showed even bigger benefit, study found

  • Gastric Bypass May Boost Blindness Risk
    (15-Jun-2006)
    A lack of absorbed vitamin A is the link, researchers say

  • More Cases of Eye Infections Linked to Recalled Contact Lens Solution
    (12-Jun-2006)
    The dangers may be more widespread than originally thought, studies suggest

  • Asthma Drugs May Boost Cataract Risk for Elderly
    (12-Jun-2006)
    Researchers urge caution in prescribing inhaled corticosteroids

  • New Tool May Eliminate Need for Reading Glasses
    (08-Jun-2006)
    It could non-surgically restore eye's ability to focus, researchers say

  • Health Tip: What to Expect After LASIK
    (06-Jun-2006)
    Some people notice an immediate improvement

  • Two Drugs Help Shield Newborns From Toxoplasmosis
    (02-Jun-2006)
    Treatment eases eye and brain damage linked to the infection

  • 30% of Eye-Infection Cases Have Required Corneal Transplants
    (25-May-2006)
    CDC report follows removal of contact lens solution from market

  • Health Tip: Blurred Vision May Mean Astigmatism
    (19-May-2006)
    But it can usually be corrected with glasses or contact lenses

  • Growth Factor Could Spur Eye Repair
    (15-May-2006)
    Newly discovered oncomodulin helps damaged nerves regrow

  • Contact Lens Solution Pulled From Market
    (15-May-2006)
    Bausch & Lomb's ReNu MoistureLoc linked to dangerous fungal infections

  • New Test May Help Prevent Blindness in Developing World
    (12-May-2006)
    It accurately spots fly-borne trachoma, which blinds millions

  • Health Tip: Keeping Pinkeye at Bay
    (11-May-2006)
    Wash hands, clean contacts frequently

  • Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Might Help Eyes
    (10-May-2006)
    One drug, Zocor, boosted blood flow in the retina, study found

  • An Estimated 6% of Americans Are Visually Impaired
    (09-May-2006)
    Most could have near-normal vision with corrective lenses, report finds

  • Sunglasses: A Must Accessory
    (06-May-2006)
    Protecting eyes from UV rays is more than a fashion statement

  • New 'Bladeless' LASIK Eye Technique Equals Older Method
    (04-May-2006)
    Researchers saw no differences in 6-month eye outcomes

  • U.S. Scientists Create Artificial Eyes
    (27-Apr-2006)
    Super-powered, they are modeled on those of insects, developers say

  • Two Laser Vision Surgeries Work Equally Well
    (20-Apr-2006)
    LASIK and PRK each have pros and cons, study finds

  • Dry Eye Strikes Many Menopausal Women
    (20-Apr-2006)
    But new survey finds 84 percent are unaware of the connection

  • Cornea Scratches Don't Need Eye Patches
    (19-Apr-2006)
    In fact, the 'pirate' look may impede healing, study finds

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Eyes
    (14-Apr-2006)
    What to do if you wear contact lenses

  • Serious Eye Infections May Be Linked to Contact Lens Solution
    (11-Apr-2006)
    Eye doctors alarmed at reports

  • Age-Related Vision Trouble May Be Tied to Memory Problems
    (10-Apr-2006)
    Study finds an association, but no definite proof

  • Algae May Help Restore Human Eyesight
    (05-Apr-2006)
    In mice, a protein brought back light sensitivity

  • Liquid-Crystal Specs May Replace Bifocals
    (03-Apr-2006)
    Experimental lenses change focus instantly, from far to near, study says

  • Gene, Smoking Combo Boosts Risk of Elderly Vision Loss
    (20-Mar-2006)
    Specific mutation raises chances of age-related macular degeneration

  • One-Time Antibiotic Prevents Infection-Linked Blindness
    (17-Mar-2006)
    Trichiasis is a major cause of vision loss in developing world, researchers say

  • One-Time Antibiotic Prevents Infection-Linked Blindness
    (17-Mar-2006)
    Trichiasis is a major cause of vision loss in developing world, researchers say

  • Fungus Finding Furthers Sensory Research
    (17-Mar-2006)
    A key gene could say a lot about how organisms sense, respond to their environment

  • Health Tip: Macular Degeneration Destroys Vision
    (13-Mar-2006)
    One type may be treated with surgery

  • Workers, Keep an Eye on Safety
    (10-Mar-2006)
    On-the-job injuries bring vision loss, even blindness, study shows

  • Mass Antibiotic Treatment Doesn't Thwart Eye Disease
    (07-Mar-2006)
    Trachoma is a severe problem in developing countries like Ethiopia, researchers note

  • Genes May Hold Key to Elderly Vision Loss
    (06-Mar-2006)
    Scientists spot DNA behind age-related macular degeneration

  • Age Influences Visual Perception
    (01-Mar-2006)
    MRI study suggests the young use incoming images differently than the old

  • Eye Damage Might Not Signal Child Abuse
    (27-Feb-2006)
    Contrary to conventional wisdom, retinal hemorrhage has many causes, study finds

  • Glaucoma Vision Loss Will Affect Millions
    (16-Feb-2006)
    Study estimates 80 million cases by 2020, with most occurring in poorer countries

  • Health Tip: Protect Your Eyes From the Sun
    (06-Feb-2006)
    Exposure can cause corneal sunburn

  • Red Alert Might Really Be Blue
    (03-Feb-2006)
    Blue light kept shift workers awake and on their toes, study found

  • Low Eye Cholesterol Could Spur Cataracts
    (26-Jan-2006)
    Rat study suggests key to the sight-robbing ailment

  • Health Tip: Eye 'Floaters'
    (26-Jan-2006)
    They're annoying, but usually not dangerous

  • Health Tip: Is Laser Eye Surgery for You?
    (25-Jan-2006)
    U.S. Government issues some cautions

  • Implant Eases Chronic Eye Condition
    (20-Jan-2006)
    It could eliminate need for painful injections in people with uveitis, experts say

  • Health Tip: Steep Cornea
    (19-Jan-2006)
    Dangeorus eye condition can strike teens, young adults

  • Impotence Drugs Linked Again to Vision Problems
    (18-Jan-2006)
    Small study suggests users with previous heart attack history may be at risk

  • Health Tip: Take Care of Your Eyes
    (13-Jan-2006)
    You'll thank yourself when you get older

  • Health Tip: Before You Have LASIK on Your Eyes
    (12-Jan-2006)
    Here's what you should ask the doctor

  • Glaucoma Care Costs More As Vision Worsens
    (09-Jan-2006)
    Researchers note aging population will only make problem worse

  • Glaucoma Care Costs More As Vision Worsens
    (09-Jan-2006)
    Researchers note aging population will only make problem worse

  • Healthy Aging: The 50s -- Time for Your Annual Checkup!
    (29-Dec-2005)
    Recommended screenings can be a lifesaver, experts say

  • Treatment Seems to Help Adults With Lazy Eye
    (29-Dec-2005)
    It had been thought the condition was incurable after age 8, researchers say

  • Antioxidant-Rich Foods Preserve Vision
    (27-Dec-2005)
    Study found they cut risk of age-related macular degeneration

  • Smoking Nearly Triples Risk of Age-Linked Vision Loss
    (21-Dec-2005)
    Odds of macular degeneration were also doubled for those living with smokers

  • Glaucoma May Run in Families
    (20-Dec-2005)
    Siblings of people with the disease are at heightened risk, study finds

  • Cataract Surgery Rates Tied to Physician Reimbursement
    (13-Dec-2005)
    Payment for each procedure results in more surgeries, new study finds

  • Cataract Surgery Rates Tied to Physician Reimbursement
    (13-Dec-2005)
    Payment for each procedure results in more surgeries, new study finds

  • Squinting Computer Users Run Risk of Dry Eyes
    (10-Dec-2005)
    The condition can lead to burning, aching sensations, researchers report

  • Health Tip: Double Vision Has Many Causes
    (06-Dec-2005)
    Some safety precautions will help

  • Health Tip: Check Your Eyeglasses
    (21-Nov-2005)
    You may need a new prescription in less than a year

  • Regular Screenings Protect Against Glaucoma
    (18-Nov-2005)
    The sight-robbing disease affects more than 2.2 million Americans over age 40

  • Regular Screenings Protect Against Glaucoma
    (18-Nov-2005)
    The sight-robbing disease affects more than 2.2 million Americans over age 40

  • Health Tip: If You Have Trouble Seeing at Night
    (17-Nov-2005)
    Visit your eye doctor

  • Health Tip: A Stye Near the Eye
    (16-Nov-2005)
    Here's how to treat it

  • Cholesterol Drug Cuts Cardiovascular Risks for Diabetics
    (14-Nov-2005)
    Large study found Tricor lowered number of coronary events, other vessel complications

  • Bacterium, Gene Play Roles in Elderly Vision Loss
    (10-Nov-2005)
    Discovery gives new clues to age-related macular degeneration

  • Fish Oil May Fight Dry Eye Syndrome
    (26-Oct-2005)
    More dietary omega 3 fatty acids could ease the ailment, study finds

  • Health Tip: Using Contact Lenses
    (26-Oct-2005)
    A list of what to do and what not to do

  • Eyes Might Hint at Alzheimer's
    (18-Oct-2005)
    Two noninvasive tests detect telltale protein in the lens, researchers say

  • Keeping an Eye on Stroke Risk
    (11-Oct-2005)
    Tiny aneurysms in retina help identify patients in danger, study finds

  • Health Tip: Before You Have Lasik Surgery
    (19-Sep-2005)
    Know what to expect

  • Health Tip: Prevent Vision Loss
    (14-Sep-2005)
    Have regular eye exams

  • Hispanics at High Risk for Cataracts
    (13-Sep-2005)
    Language, insurance barriers keep many from surgery, study finds

  • Genetic Cause for Eye Disorder Uncovered
    (26-Aug-2005)
    Alteration in gene may cause extreme farsightedness, researchers say

  • Molecule Linked to Vision Loss in Diabetics
    (24-Aug-2005)
    Japanese study implicates erythropoietin

  • Health Tip: Test Young Children for Vision Problems
    (23-Aug-2005)
    Some are at greater risk

  • Gene Linked to Age-Related Blindness
    (22-Aug-2005)
    The discovery could aid in prevention and early diagnosis

  • Health Tip: Finding an Eye Doctor
    (18-Aug-2005)
    Insurance company may have a list

  • Liquid Detergent Tablets a Danger to Kids
    (12-Aug-2005)
    Sold in Europe, they can burst and splash into eyes

  • Gene Therapy Prevents Blindness in Mice
    (10-Aug-2005)
    Condition leads to vision loss in 1 of every 5,000 boys, researchers say

  • Health Tip: If You've Got Something in Your Eye
    (03-Aug-2005)
    Safe suggestions for how to remove it

  • Primate Gene Link Opens Up Eye Research
    (28-Jul-2005)
    Scientists can now work with monkeys to study macular degeneration

  • States Fail to Look for Eye Trouble in Kids
    (28-Jul-2005)
    Most aren't screening for problems like 'lazy eye,' report says

  • Alzheimer's Patients' Vision Going Uncorrected
    (26-Jul-2005)
    Old or missing glasses further isolate nursing home residents, study finds

  • Medicare Changes Mean New Cataract Treatment Options
    (21-Jul-2005)
    Older Americans can choose between lens types

  • Health Tip: Your Child May Need Glasses
    (20-Jul-2005)
    Warning signs of vision problems

  • Men at Much Higher Eye Injury Risk
    (12-Jul-2005)
    Their risk is double that for women, research shows

  • All Eyes on Summer Sun Safety
    (09-Jul-2005)
    Protecting vision from UV glare is key, experts say

  • FDA Orders Label Change for Impotence Drugs
    (08-Jul-2005)
    Change will reflect reports of sudden vision loss among users

  • Antibiotics No Good for Pinkeye
    (22-JUN-2005)
    Study finds this childhood malady usually clears up on its own

  • Breast-Feeding Cuts Risk of Myopia
    (21-JUN-2005)
    Nutrients in breast milk thought to help eye development

  • Preemie Birth Boosts Risk for Later Vision Trouble
    (14-JUN-2005)
    Study finds higher rate of problems at 10 years of age

  • Black, Hispanic Diabetics Need Better Preventive Care
    (13-JUN-2005)
    Minorities receive fewer flu shots and eye, cholesterol tests, study finds

  • Optometrists Offering Free Infant Eye Checkups
    (13-JUN-2005)
    Former President Jimmy Carter a spokesman for InfantSEE initiative

  • Vision Problems Occur During Pre-Diabetes
    (12-JUN-2005)
    Eight percent of patients may have diabetic retinopathy, study finds

  • Language May Not Be Needed for 'Number Sense'
    (10-JUN-2005)
    Monkeys correctly matched up numerous sounds with same amount of objects

  • Health Tip: Preventing 'Pink Eye'
    (03-JUN-2005)
    How to conquer conjunctivitis

  • Eye Allergies Can Spur Corneal Transplant Failure
    (02-JUN-2005)
    But study also suggests new means of stopping transplant rejection

  • FDA Probes Reports of Vision Loss Linked to Impotence Drugs
    (27-MAY-2005)
    But the medicines may not be the cause, agency cautions

  • Shattered Eyeglasses Putting Kids at Risk
    (14-MAY-2005)
    Falls and sports-related injuries major causes, study finds

  • Green Laser Pointers Point to Danger
    (13-MAY-2005)
    Sustained targeting of eye could cause real damage, study finds

  • Elder Eye Care Differs by Health Insurance
    (12-MAY-2005)
    Managed care patients more likely to have problems left untreated

  • Video Game Victims
    (06-MAY-2005)
    Too much play time can cause hand injuries, eye strain, experts say

  • 'Artificial Retina' Shows Promise in Restoring Sight
    (06-MAY-2005)
    Device allows formerly blind patients to see, identify objects

  • Health Tip: Treating Lazy Eye
    (02-MAY-2005)
    Ways to promote better vision

  • Arctic Summer Sun Spurs Migraine
    (15-APR-2005)
    Bright light triggers headaches with aura, study finds

  • 'Lazy Eye' Therapy Can Help Older Children
    (12-APR-2005)
    Placing patch on healthy eye improved vision in kids over age 7

  • Your Eyes, Not Your Stomach, Count Calories
    (08-APR-2005)
    What you see is what you think you are eating, a new study suggests

  • Health Tip: Eyeing Macular Degeneration
    (15-MAR-2005)
    Diet changes may reduce your risk

  • Genetics Play Key Role in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    (15-MAR-2005)
    Twins study finds common threads in developing disease, a leading cause of blindness

  • Gene Tied to Age-Related Vision Loss
    (10-MAR-2005)
    In many cases, a single mutation may be to blame

  • Health Tip: Controlling Glaucoma
    (07-MAR-2005)
    Early diagnosis is key

  • Health Tip: Controlling Glaucoma
    (07-MAR-2005)
    Early diagnosis is key

  • Keeping An Eye On Workplace Eye Safety
    (06-MAR-2005)
    2,000 U.S. workers suffer eye injuries each day, experts warn

  • Discovery Could Prevent Blindness in Preemies
    (04-MAR-2005)
    Babies at risk for vision loss when they leave incubators, study suggests

  • Cocaine Eyedrops Used to Detect Parkinson's
    (22-FEB-2005)
    Researchers say they could be diagnostic tool in future

  • Health Tip: Preventing Cataracts in Children
    (16-FEB-2005)
    Never too early to wear sunglasses

  • Health Tip: Preventing Cataracts in Children
    (16-FEB-2005)
    Never too early to wear sunglasses

  • Migraine With Vision Loss Ups Stroke Risk
    (04-FEB-2005)
    These women need to manage other stroke risk factors, researchers say

  • Rat Whiskers Give Clues to Blinking Disorder
    (02-FEB-2005)
    Discovery could bring treatments for serious eye condition

  • Health Tip: No Site for Sore Eyes
    (01-FEB-2005)
    Suggestions to relieve computer eye strain

  • Surgery Helps Those With Vision Loss
    (31-JAN-2005)
    Procedure aids people with age-related macular degeneration

  • Surgery Helps Those With Vision Loss
    (31-JAN-2005)
    Procedure aids people with age-related macular degeneration

  • Doctors Continue to Enhance Cataract Treatments
    (28-JAN-2005)
    They range from new surgeries to lenses that help combat vision problems

  • Doctors Continue to Enhance Cataract Treatments
    (28-JAN-2005)
    They range from new surgeries to lenses that help combat vision problems

  • Turns Out You Do Watch Your Step
    (26-JAN-2005)
    Visual information rapidly adjusts your leg movements in potential falls, new research shows

  • Eye Protein Plays Key Role in Allergy Response
    (13-JAN-2005)
    Sets up early stages of inflammatory reaction, study says

  • Antibody May Salvage Sight
    (12-JAN-2005)
    Scientists find way to block retinopathy in mice

  • Dealing With Vision Loss
    (11-JAN-2005)
    Self-management program helps those with age-related macular degeneration

  • Dealing With Vision Loss
    (11-JAN-2005)
    Self-management program helps those with age-related macular degeneration

  • Health Tip: Be Smart When Applying Makeup
    (04-JAN-2005)
    Or risk eye injury

  • Drug Puts Brakes on Vision Loss
    (29-DEC-2004)
    Macugen slows progress of age-related macular degeneration

  • Drug Puts Brakes on Vision Loss
    (29-DEC-2004)
    Macugen slows progress of age-related macular degeneration

  • New Drug Could Prevent Blindness
    (21-DEC-2004)
    Treats macular degeneration

  • Health Tip: Options for Eye Twitch Treatment Limited
    (20-DEC-2004)
    Blepharospasm can occur without warning

  • Hard Contact Lens May Slow Kids' Myopia
    (14-DEC-2004)
    Progression of nearsightedness was less severe than with soft lenses

  • Hard Contact Lens May Slow Kids' Myopia
    (14-DEC-2004)
    Progression of nearsightedness was less severe than with soft lenses

  • Health Tip: Detached Retina
    (09-DEC-2004)
    It's a medical emergency

  • Leafy Greens May Keep Vision Clear
    (03-DEC-2004)
    Vegetables may help prevent cataracts, researchers say

  • Health Tip: No More Tears
    (02-DEC-2004)
    Solutions for 'dry eye'

  • Health Tip: Lazy Eye
    (26-NOV-2004)
    It's important to treat early

  • Health Tip: Colorblindness
    (23-NOV-2004)
    It can be inherited, or caused by illness

  • Problems Linger for Recovering Alcoholics
    (18-NOV-2004)
    Visual, cognitive deficits continue even after prolonged sobriety

  • Protein Key to Stem Cell-Based Nerve Repair
    (18-NOV-2004)
    A single protein governs development of visual depth perception

  • Hypertension Control Can Save a Diabetic's Sight
    (11-NOV-2004)
    Can lead to fewer vision problems for these patients

  • : Recognizing Macular Pucker
    (08-NOV-2004)
    Causes distorted vision

  • Weekend Treatment OK for 'Lazy Eye'
    (02-NOV-2004)
    Study finds treatment works as well as daily drops

  • Health Tip: Eye Floaters
    (02-NOV-2004)
    Usually not something to worry about

  • Weekend Treatment OK for 'Lazy Eye'
    (02-NOV-2004)
    Study finds treatment works as well as daily drops

  • Discovery Shines Ray of Hope on Eye Diseases
    (29-OCT-2004)
    Human retinal stem cells grew in eyes of lab animals

  • Discovery Shines Ray of Hope on Eye Diseases
    (29-OCT-2004)
    Human retinal stem cells grew in eyes of lab animals

  • Why Some See Auras
    (21-OCT-2004)
    Crossed brain connections may explain why some people see them around others

  • Health Tip: Age-Related Vision Loss
    (30-SEP-2004)
    Antioxidants may help prevent it, study found

  • Mouth Cells Coaxed to Repair Eye Damage
    (15-SEP-2004)
    say

  • Did Walleye Make Rembrandt a Master?
    (15-SEP-2004)
    Researchers say vision problem enhanced his artistry

  • Health Tip: When Is LASIK Right for You?
    (13-SEP-2004)
    Refractive eye surgery can carry some risks

  • Bad News on Eye Disease
    (13-SEP-2004)
    Omega-3 fatty acid, vitamin A combo don't slow progress of retinitis pigmentosa

  • Corneal Thickness Can Determine Glaucoma Treatment
    (13-SEP-2004)
    It can alter which therapy is chosen, researchers say

  • Implanted Lens Corrects Nearsightedness
    (13-SEP-2004)
    But trials unearth potential risk

  • Corneal Thickness Can Determine Glaucoma Treatment
    (13-SEP-2004)
    It can alter which therapy is chosen, researchers say

  • Contact Lens Implants Clear Myopia
    (01-SEP-2004)
    Effective way to correct nearsightedness, study finds

  • Link Between Hypothyroidism, Glaucoma Found
    (01-SEP-2004)
    Men with thyroid condition more likely to have vision problem, study finds

  • Link Between Hypothyroidism, Glaucoma Found
    (01-SEP-2004)
    Men with thyroid condition more likely to have vision problem, study finds

  • Health Tip: How to Fight Pinkeye
    (27-AUG-2004)
    Treatment depends on type of conjunctivitis you have

  • Zinc May Be Key to Major Cause of Blindness
    (27-AUG-2004)
    Retinitis pigmentosa blinds more than a million each year

  • Most Patients Happy With LASIK Outcomes
    (26-AUG-2004)
    15-year review shows only a minority have complaints

  • Latinos Prone to Eye Disease
    (13-AUG-2004)
    Suffer more vision problems than any other ethnic group

  • Latinos Prone to Eye Disease
    (13-AUG-2004)
    Suffer more vision problems than any other ethnic group

  • Latinos Prone to Eye Disease
    (13-AUG-2004)
    Suffer more vision problems than any other ethnic group

  • The Eyes Are the Window to Hypertension
    (10-AUG-2004)
    Narrowed vessels can warn of high blood pressure later

  • Health Tip: Regular Eye Exams
    (05-AUG-2004)
    They can prevent blindness into old age

  • Color Recognition Not Innate
    (27-JUL-2004)
    Ability to discern hues develops after birth, animal study suggests

  • Vision Loss a Growing Threat for Many Americans
    (25-JUL-2004)
    But experts say proper screening and treatment could save sight as people age

  • Vision Loss a Growing Threat for Many Americans
    (25-JUL-2004)
    But experts say proper screening and treatment could save sight as people age

  • Genetic Role Seen in Chief Cause of Blindness
    (21-JUL-2004)
    Mutations tied to age-related macular degeneration

  • Genetic Role Seen in Chief Cause of Blindness
    (21-JUL-2004)
    Mutations tied to age-related macular degeneration

  • Early Blindness Sharpens Sense of Sound
    (14-JUL-2004)
    Brain compensate when vision loss occurs before age 2

  • Summer Sun Is a Vision Threat
    (13-JUL-2004)
    Yard work, sports, other warm-weather pursuits pose risks, too

  • Study Finds Glaucoma Drug Effective
    (13-JUL-2004)

  • Study Finds Glaucoma Drug Effective
    (13-JUL-2004)