- January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. This disease, caused by eye pressure, may lead to blindness if not recognized and treated early. Get screened!
- The Vision Council release a report which found 65 percent of Americans suffer from digital eye strain.
- Stanford University researchers have developed a fluorescent dye to help better identify cancers and tumors inside the body.
- A woman develops an eye infection after a white worm is found living inside her eye.
- Here's what most people with glaucoma intend on doing with their medical marijuana prescription and what would influence their decision.
- Eye color changes during infancy are determined by genetics and deposits of melanin in the irises.
- A child's toy laser beam gave a driver permanent blurred vision after it bounced off the rearview mirror and hit him in the eye.
- Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has pursued a plan in recent months to dominate the market for specialty contact lenses, according to two people familiar with the company’s approach and some of the company’s communications with its customers.
- A new 5-year-long study finds good news and bad news when it comes to antibiotic resistance in eye infections.
- Liquid crystals, the same material found in the screens of smartphones, could possibly put an end to reading glasses and cure cataracts.
- Shire's new eye drug lifitegrast gets declined by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and health regulators are requesting an additional clinical study.
- A penlight pupil test commonly used by doctors can positively predict a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.
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.