The sense of sight is precious. Read about the latest news on eye disorders such as age-related macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataract, diabetic retinopathy, vision problems, etc.
By Justin Caba | May 09, 2013 01:33 PM EDT
Consumer Reports has issued a warning to any women considering eyelash extensions.
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 Ansa Varughese | May 08, 2013 11:59 AM EDT
UC Berkeley visual scientists tracked exactly how people predict the location of fast-moving objects, such as baseballs and cars.
By Susan Scutti | May 06, 2013 11:55 AM EDT
Could the National Eye Institute's original recommendation of daily high doses of vitamins C and E, beta-carotene, zinc, and copper be improved?
By Ashik Siddique | May 03, 2013 12:15 AM EDT
High-grade myopia, a severe type of nearsightedness, has been linked to mutations in a gene related to eye health. Could copper deficiencies cause glasses to run in the family?
By Ashik Siddique | May 02, 2013 12:12 AM EDT
Wide-eyed facial expressions of fear serve both sensory and social evolutionary benefits, according to new research: enlarging the visual field to spot threats, and orienting observers to the source of danger.
By Jonathan Weiss | Apr 23, 2013 10:09 AM EDT
Video games might serve a public good, after all.
By Justin Caba | Apr 20, 2013 10:11 AM EDT
With the "Cannabis Cup" being held in the United States for the first time, pot smokers over the age of 18 are wondering how they can get their hands on a medical marijuana card.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 18, 2013 05:10 PM EDT
"Scleral" tattooing, also known as "eyeball" tattooing is a fad among a new generation of extreme body modifications.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 16, 2013 11:50 AM EDT
A study published in PLOS ONE uncovers brain patterns responsible for why men have a difficult time reading women's emotions.
By Ashik Siddique | Apr 05, 2013 01:03 AM EDT
Dr. Oliver Sacks investigates the curious cases of musicians who experience visual hallucinations of musical notes. What causes this bizarre condition?
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 04, 2013 03:16 PM EDT
Lenses that reshape the cornea overnight could eliminate the use of reading glasses for patients with age-related vision loss.
By Ansa Varughese | Apr 03, 2013 10:31 AM EDT
The 'permitted' left turn signals vary across local intersections and bewilder drivers during oncoming traffic. It's also putting pedestrians at risk.
By Justin Caba | Apr 02, 2013 11:59 AM EDT
Researchers have analyzed the association of blindness and cholesterol accumulation in the eye while also testing possible medications in eye drop form.
By Ashik Siddique | Mar 28, 2013 09:46 PM EDT
Clean your contact lenses regularly to avoid Acanthamoeba keratitis– the parasite in her eyeball ate through a Florida high school student's cornea.