Eggs For The Eyes Is No Laughing Yoke

It wasn’t that many years ago we were taught to fear eggs in our diet. From the early 60’s we were taught that dietary...

The Eyes of Alzheimer’s

According to a recent study released in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Alzheimers & Dementia Journal, three eye diseases have been linked to an increased risk...

Autoimmune Response Drives Glaucoma Vision Loss

Boston, Mass. -- A research team from Massachusetts Eye and Ear and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has shown that immune cells in the...

New Gene Therapy For Inherited Eye Disorders Found Effective

A new gene therapy developed by University of Florida Health researchers stops vision loss and improves sight in dogs — a key step toward...

Blue Light Speeds Blindness

According to an article published in Scientific Reports by Kasun Ratnayake, John L. Payton, O. Harshana Lakmal & Ajith Karunarathne of the Department of Chemistry...

Turmeric For The Eyes

Unless you’ve been living in a cave the last 10 years, you’ve no doubt read story after story about the health benefits of turmeric...

Dry Eye Syndrome Twice As Likely In Women

The majority of the diagnosed prevalent cases of dry eye syndrome (DES) in the seven major markets (7MM*) in 2016 were women. In the...

Eyedrops In Place of Eyewear?

As far-fetched as this scenario might have seemed yesterday, it could become a reality tomorrow.  A team of Ophthalmologists at the Shaare Zedeck Medial...

Small Changes That Can Help You Lose Weight

Probably the two most popular New Year's Resolution are 1.) Get in Shape and 2.) Lose weight. As much as we would love to...

Lighthouse Guild Calls for Stronger Effort to Deal with Global Increase in Blindness and Vision...

Drawing Attention to Preventable Conditions to Mark World Sight Day  New York (Oct. 2017) – Lighthouse Guild is calling for a stronger effort to reverse...

Sports and Recreation: All Eyewear is NOT created Equally

By Alan W. Reichow OD, MEd, FAAO: Active kids can break just about anything, and eyewear is no exception, as many parents can attest to.  As...

Bascom Palmer Report of Zika Virus on The Eye

BASCOM PALMER EYE INSTITUTE RESEARCHERS IDENTIFY WIDESPREAD IMPACT OF ZIKA VIRUS ON THE EYE (September, 2017, Miami, FL) Researchers at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute of the...

TO DO: Remind Patients The Dangers of Halloween Contact Lens

Zombie or devil contact lenses may elevate a Halloween costume's fright factor, but wearing them without a prescription could result in something far more terrifying...

The Future of Healthcare By Focus Clinics

Have you ever wondered what stepping in a hospital of the future will be like? What about the type of procedures you should expect...

Prevent Blindness Continues To Advocate For Children Vision Benefits

On July 25, the United States Senate voted 51-50, with the tie-breaking vote cast by Vice President Mike Pence, on a motion to proceed...

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