Tag: Eye

Woman Who Wore Contact Lens In Pool And Shower Nearly Loses Vision: What Is Acanthamoeba Keratitis?

A woman from England nearly lost her vision in one eye after swimming and showering with her contact lenses. She experienced pain, blurry vision, and sensitivity to light.

Public Health July 18, 2019

Man Who Took Excessive Erectile Dysfunction Drug Suffered Vision Problems

A man who is in his mid-50s complained of several eye problems after drinking a bottle of liquid sildenafil, an erectile dysfunction medicine. Doctors said the patient saw 'doughnut-shaped' spots in both his eyes.

Medicine January 12, 2019

Rare Eye Cancer Ocular Melanoma: Signs, Symptoms, And Treatment

Recent reports highlighted the risks of ocular melanoma, which is considered quite rare. This form of eye cancer can have many symptoms or signs but such condition is difficult to detect visually in its early stages.

Medicine May 5, 2018

Researchers Create Artificial Eye By Combining Metalens With An Artificial Muscle

A team of researchers developed an artificial eye, which operates more closely to human eyes. They created it by combining metalens with an artificial muscle.

Feature | Science February 28, 2018

UK Doctors Perform Stem Cell Operation To Cure Age-Related Blindness

A woman with wet AMD received a stem cell treatment that could potentially pave way for blindness cure. Doctors will know by December the outcome of the operation in terms of eyesight recovery.

Life September 29, 2015

Scientists Discover Plankton With Strange Human-Like Eye

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have found a complex eye-like structure on single-celled marine organisms called warnowiids. It is believed that the predatory microbes make use of this functional eye to hunt their prey.

Earth/Environment July 2, 2015

Doctors Find Evidence Of Ebola In Survivor's Eye

The Ebola virus may be present in Ebola survivor's eye long after the initial onset of the disease. Ebola survivors should be monitored for possible eye infections after getting treated for the disease.

Life May 8, 2015

Scientists Confirm Neurons In Front Of Photoreceptors in Human Retinas

Scientists suggest that neurons are at the front of photoreceptors in human retina. Previously, it was believed that the neurons are at the back.

March 4, 2015

Stem Cell in Eye may Help Restore Vision Following Cornea Injury, Infection

Results of animal experiments show the scarred cornea of mice, which were given the experimental stem cell treatment, healed and became clear again after four weeks.

Life December 13, 2014

Cleveland Clinic Surgeons Successfully Perform Near-Total Face Transplant of Accident Victim

Doctors at the Cleveland Clinic successfully performed a near-total face transplant that lasted for 24.5 hours. Doctors were also able to preserve limited vision in one eye of the patient.

Life November 19, 2014

Girl mauled by pit bulls to get a new eye

The girl whose family claimed she was booted from a KFC due to her appearance could be getting a new eye. It comes after a Florida doctor said he wants to help the three-year-old girl.

Life July 7, 2014

Staring at PC screens impacts eye secretions, symptoms mimic dry eye disease

If you stare at a PC screen all day and your eyes start to hurt, then it's time to blink and drop in some artificial tears. Long hours of computer use can bring on symptoms of dry eye disease, according to new research.

Life June 16, 2014

Surprise! Cats and dogs can see UV light but you can't

House pets like cats, dogs and rodents can see ultraviolet light, invisible to human beings. What are they seeing that you're not?

Animals February 22, 2014

Electric shock leaves California electrician starry-eyed

Fourteen thousand volts of electricity passing through the body and optic nerves of an electrician in California has left him with star-shaped cataracts and poor vision.

Life January 26, 2014

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