Health News

Glaucoma: Everything You Need to Know
Around half of the people who have glaucoma do not even know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Take a Look at Your Eye Health
We know to brush and floss to keep our teeth in tip-top shape and to eat right and work in some cardio at the gym for our heart's sake. But what about our eyes?
Eye-Opening Tips for Vision Health
Our eyes are the windows to the world. We only get one pair, so it's important to keep them in good health.
Caring for Your Contacts
Cleaning contact lenses incorrectly could have negative consequences for your health and vision.
6 Unexpected Uses for Botox
Did you know that Botox injections can do more than give your face a lift? Botox is actually a drug made from the toxins of Clostridium botulinum bacteria, and it’s good for more medical marvels than you may expect.   
More School Years Linked to Worse Vision
In some cases, vision problems are related to genetics. But for many people, other factors may be behind those vision problems.
Early Ovary Removal Could Affect Your Eyes
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world. For women, the risk of glaucoma may even be related to estrogen levels.
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.
Surprising Side Effects of OTC Meds
If you are using over-the-counter medications, stay aware of these fifteen common side effects.
Oral Birth Control Linked to Glaucoma
Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness. And women who use birth control may be at greater risk than those who don't.