Health News

The Eyes Have It: Supplements and Eye Health
When taking lutein to fight age-related macular degeneration, there may be a risk of having too much of a good thing.
Are You Cleaning Your Contacts Correctly?
Cleaning your contact lenses incorrectly could cause you harm and negatively affect your vision.
New Rx Says Goodbye to Dry Eyes
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first medication in a new class of medications for the treatment of dry eye disease.
Diabetes and Your Eyes
Those with diabetes who received intensive glucose (sugar) control saw a reduced risk for diabetic eye disease, a new study found.
Macular Degeneration Rx: A Closer Look
Before anti-VEGF medications like Avastin (bevacizumab) and Lucentis (ranibizumab), patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) had much worse outcomes, a new study found.
Sight for Sore Eyes: New Eye Drops Approved
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved eye drops for patients undergoing cataract surgery.
How Vitamin C Might Help You See
A diet high in vitamin C could cut the risk of cataract progression by a third, suggests a study published recently in the journal Ophthalmology .
A Warning About Eye Drop Bottles
The FDA has issued a warning about eye drop bottles that have loose plastic safety seals or tamper-evident rings below the bottle cap.
New “Smart” Contacts May Predict Blindness
With smartphones, smart TVs and rumors of self-driving smart cars, it’s no surprise that smart contact lenses exist. But it may surprise you to learn just what makes these lenses so "smart."
How Statins Might Help Your Sight
Statins are known to lower cholesterol and improve heart health in some patients. New evidence suggests they could also help some patients' sight.