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Contacts May Be Better for Infants After Cataract Surgery
Adults and children both can receive permanently implanted lenses after cataract surgery, but a new study suggests that there may be better options for infants.
Sight for Sore Eyes: Rx for Diabetic Eye Disease
For some with diabetes, changes in blood sugar can distort vision because of leaking blood vessels in the eyes. An eye medication has shown long-term promise in treating this visual impairment.
Daily Multivitamin Might Curb Cataracts
Vitamin supplements may help people get nutrients that their diet lacks or they can't absorb. It seems that supplements may also reduce the risk of developing at least one eye condition.
Things You Should Know About Prednisone
Prednisone is used to treat many conditions, including rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis and asthma. Here are some important things to know about prednisone.
Foods that Boost Brain Power
A few changes to your diet may give your brain a boost! 
After Menopause, Hormones May Lower Glaucoma Risk
Some women take hormone medications to help with menopausal symptoms. It's possible that these medications protect their eyesight as well.
Healthy Habits After You Hit 40
Most doctors will say that your 40's are an important time for preventing health problems. Here’s some tips that can help you stay healthy.
Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds
If you are using over-the-counter medications, stay aware of these fifteen common side effects.
Rate of Blindness Caused by Glaucoma Greatly Improved
Glaucoma is a leading cause of blindness around the world, but one new study shows how much improvement has been made, and how much more needs to be made.
Fifty Years Later, Work Remains to Curb Smoking
Fifty years ago, the US Surgeon General first warned of the dangerous effects of smoking. On the anniversary of that announcement, the current Surgeon General has released new data.