Eye health may be a good reflection of a person's brain health. A thorough scan of retinal blood vessels shows whether a person could develop Alzheimer's disease.
Medicine March 13, 2019
Eye doctors developed turmeric eye drops that can deliver high amounts of curcumin straight to the eyes. Curcumin has long been known minimize the loss of nerve cells and prevent glaucoma patients from going blind.
Medicine July 25, 2018
Since 1990, more children in the United States have gotten eye injuries from playing with non-powder guns, a recently published study found. Despite the increase, however, the overall rate of eye injuries among children managed to drop slightly.
January 9, 2018
The general consensus is that screen time should be limited for children. For kids with a lazy eye, however, spending time with a specialized iPad game could help in improving their vision.
Healthy Living/Wellness November 12, 2016
Corticosteroids have been the usual treatment of choice for eye inflammations. Now, researchers have found that non-steroidal medication adalimumab could also do the trick in treating uveitis.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 8, 2016
Spending time outdoors has been shown to be good for the health but here’s another reason to take your tots outdoor to play: doing so may help reduce their risks of developing myopia or nearsightedness.
Life April 8, 2016
Zika virus may also play a role in vision-threatening problems of infected infants born with microcephaly. Researchers now recommend babies with microcephaly in epidemic regions to undergo routine eye testings.
Life February 10, 2016
A new study found that sticking to the Mediterranean diet could help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a leading cause of blindness worldwide but by consuming Mediterranean diet staples, the risk of acquiring it can be reduced by 26 percent.
Life November 17, 2015
Lab tests showed a chemical compound was able to clear cataracts in both rats and human eye lens tissue. The soluble chemical can be administered like common eye drops.
Life November 7, 2015
A woman from Florida accidentally glued one of her eyes shut. This was due to someone handing her a bottle of it, mistaking it for eye drops.
Life October 10, 2015
Health experts advised women-on-the-go to avoid doing their makeup during commute. Sudden movements can lead to eye strain and cornea damage.
Life September 23, 2015
Retinal problems have always led to vision loss, but researchers are now saying gene therapy can prevent such, used as a means of treating Leber congenital amaurosis.
Life May 4, 2015
Optical illusions are fun, but they can be useful too, particularly when telling us about our eye health or the way our brains process images.
April 4, 2015