By Nsikan Akpan | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 16:30
Researchers have developed an easy and effective gene therapy for blindness.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 11:12
‘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 | Mon, 05/20/2013 - 15:07
Tiny "fly-eye" sensors may soon prevent small aircraft collisions or lead to "smart clothing."
By Christie Rizk | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 17:00
As the eyes age, the brain kicks in to keep color vision in tact, new research suggests.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 01/16/2013 - 15:44
Exposure to light in the womb is essential for unborn babies to develop healthy eyes, according to new research.
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 01/03/2013 - 11:59
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 | Wed, 12/26/2012 - 09:56
Eye scans that check for thinness of the retina may help predict the progression of multiple sclerosis.
By Christine Hsu | Wed, 12/19/2012 - 14:52
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 | Mon, 09/24/2012 - 16:38
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 Amber Moore | Thu, 08/30/2012 - 10:06
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 | Tue, 08/28/2012 - 11:18
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.