By Ashik Siddique | Jun 12, 2013 11:56 PM EDT
‘Eyeball licking’ seems to be growing in popularity among teenagers, but doctors warn that the practice of oculolinctus can spread harmful bacteria that cause pink eye and damage vision.
By Nsikan Akpan | Jun 12, 2013 04:30 PM EDT
Researchers have developed an easy and effective gene therapy for blindness.
By Nsikan Akpan | May 20, 2013 03:07 PM EDT
Tiny "fly-eye" sensors may soon prevent small aircraft collisions or lead to "smart clothing."
By Christie Rizk | May 08, 2013 05:00 PM EDT
As the eyes age, the brain kicks in to keep color vision in tact, new research suggests.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 16, 2013 03:44 PM EST
Exposure to light in the womb is essential for unborn babies to develop healthy eyes, according to new research.
By Christine Hsu | Jan 03, 2013 11:59 AM EST
A 19-year-old man had gone to the doctor with a rather hairy situation: apparently his eyeball had started to sprout thin strands of black hair.
By Amber Moore | Dec 26, 2012 09:56 AM EST
Eye scans that check for thinness of the retina may help predict the progression of multiple sclerosis.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 19, 2012 02:52 PM EST
After hours of surgery, doctors dug out pieces of small bone fragments that appeared to be growing in the flesh around the patient's eye.
By Makini Brice | Sep 24, 2012 04:38 PM EDT
Recently, the University of California, Berkeley has added a new power to the human eye. Researchers discovered a compound lining the cornea that easily battles various harmful microbes. The new knowledge could help scientists develop inexpensive new antimicrobial drugs.
By Felix Innig | Aug 30, 2012 10:06 AM EDT
In a world's first, Australian researchers have implanted a bionic eye that has 24 electrodes in a patient who has severe vision loss.
By Makini Brice | Aug 28, 2012 11:18 AM EDT
A forensic test that has been developed to help police nab perpetrators of crimes can predict a suspect's eye color, hair color, and ethnic origin.