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Drug Releasing Contact Lens for Glaucoma Patients

Med Gag The team of MIT, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Children's Hospital have developed a hydrogel lens with a polymer film inside...

Lasik Ads Must Warn Consumers of Risks-FDA

Last Friday the FDA issued a letter advising doctors, clinics and anyone promoting corrective eye surgery known as Lasik that any ads must tell...

iVisit Turns Camera Phone into Eye for the Blind

iVisit, (Santa Monica, California) that specializes in video teleconferencing applications, has teamed up with the National Institutes of Health to turn a mobile phone's...

Eye Health Updates-Medical News Today

From Medical News Today  NanoViricides, Inc Announces New Herpes Keratitis Study- announced that it has signed a pre-Clinical study agreement for the evaluation of NanoViricides'...

Eye Health-Strange Ocular Migraine Symptoms

Migraine symptoms can be ocular due to constricted vessels in the visual cortex, and they can include flashes of light, lightening bolts, constriction of...

Air Pollution and Eye Health

According to the American Lung Association recent update six in 10 U.S. residents -- more than 186 million people -- live in areas with...

Eating For Eye Health

This story came to us from the New York Times: Eating a diet rich in leafy vegetables, nuts and fish and low in starchy carbohydrates...

How To Get Rid of Bloodshot Eyes

Getting rid of bloodshot eyes will depend on the cause of the redness. Use topical antihistamines to get rid of redness from allergies, ocular...

Color Blindness and Computers

This is an interesting Article by Colourlovers, on what color blind people see.  Even more interesting- is the Color Blind Web Page Filter- which...

Retinal Detachment Surgery

 A video of retinal detachment surgery explaining the steps involved in scleral buckling and pars plana vitrectomy procedures

Do You Need To Wear Sunglasses?

It's always scary to find out what 'Dr.'s' are saying. Here- Dr. Mercola advises against wearing Sunglasses. If you plug into Google, 'Do You...

Intracapsular Cataract Extraction

Author: Thomas Oetting, MS, MD-University of Iowa-Department of Ophthalmology Instructional video explaining the steps of a planned intracapsular cataract surgery.

Medical Marijuana Requests Jump

Does Medical Marijuana assist in treatment of Glaucoma?  Eye Openers or in this case- Red Eye Openers Glaucoma ranks among the most frequently cited reasons for...

Eyecare and Artificial Eyes

Ocularist- Trained technician skilled in fitting, shaping and painting ocular Prosthees.  A video showing an ocularist at work --- making and fitting artificial eyes Eye Bogglers According...

Implantable Miniature Telescope For The Eye

Just received this great news from Vision Care Inc- The Implantabel Minature Telescope (IMT) a visual prosthetic device designed to improve vision and quailty...

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