Is Too Much Screen Time Harmful For Children?

The American Academy of Ophthalmology helps parents separate the facts from fiction  As children spend more time tethered to screens, there is increasing concern about...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Wiki Answers- Why Does Your Optical Prescription Expire in 2 Years

I always love how people get answers: Here is what Wiki says about why to get frequent eye exams and why rx's expire. It's doubtful...

Eye Drops For Leukemia Treatment

Researchers at Wellcome Sanger Institute at the University of Cambridge, University of Nottingham and their collaborators have discovered that an active ingredient in eye...

Cataract Infographic For Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. There are currently more than 24 million Americans age 40 and older who have cataract, according to the Vision Problems...

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...

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...

Essilor Launches Initiative to Help Combat Myopia In The U.S.

Myopia is one of the most prevalent vision issues globally, especially in children. By 2050, it is estimated nearly five billion people will be...

Scleral Lens Refractive Surgery Video

A patient with refractive surgery complications receives a Scleral Lens. A scleral lens is a large lens that rests on the sclera and creates a tear-filled vault over...

LumiThera and Optos Announce Collaboration For Treating Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

LumiThera Inc., a commercial-stage medical device company focused on developing photobiomodulation (PBM) therapies for ocular disorders and disease, announced a distribution agreement with Optos...

10 Herbs For Healthy Vision

Eyes are not only the most crucial and sensitive organ in our bodies, it is also the most abused. Incorporating herbs into your daily...

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...

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