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A Link Between Statins and Cataracts
While statin medications are taken to improve a patient's heart health, doing so may negatively affect that patient's eye health.
Improve Your Vision, Extend Your Life
Getting cataract surgery to improve your vision may also help to extend your life.
Keeping an Eye Out for the Kids
With all the changes a child faces in the fall, like new classes, new schools and new activities, sometimes changes in vision can be brought to the surface as well.
Cataract Surgery Safety for the Elderly
Cataract surgery can significantly improve vision for cataracts patients, but is it a good option for the elderly?
Raising Awareness of Cataracts
With August being Cataract Awareness Month, the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) is telling senior citizens to look out for signs of cataracts.
Seeing Stroke Through the Eyes
Looking deep into a person’s eyes may hold clues about his or her cardiovascular health. Retinal imaging could become a tool for predicting which patients may have a stroke.
What Sleep Apnea May Mean for Your Eyes
Difficulty sleeping may not be the only problem associated with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). A type of glaucoma may also be associated with this sleep disorder.
A Sight for Sore Eyes
Improvements in medical technology and knowledge have meant tremendous progress in taking care of babies born extremely early and/or small. But many of these children still may face future challenges.
Here's Looking at Your Eyes
People often think of eye health as something largely out of their control. We know to brush and floss to keep our teeth in tip-top shape, and to eat right and work in some cardio time at the gym for our heart's sake, but what about our peepers?
Follow-Up with Glaucoma
Patients with glaucoma may have a lot to gain from following up with their doctor on a regular basis. Follow-up visits provide doctors a chance to make sure that a patient's treatment is working, and it also gives patients a chance to ask their doctor questions.