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05.25.2017
Astigmatism is an imperfection in the curvature of your cornea.
05.25.2017
It was just a last-minute trip to the ophthalmologist for a quick prescription for contact lenses before he left town for a soccer tournament. But by day’s end, 15-year-old Nick Myers was in an ambulance on his way to the hospital for emergency treatment to save his life.
05.25.2017
If you have any questions before or after a dilated eye exam or procedure, be sure to speak with your eye doctor.
05.25.2017
As the weather gets warmer and the days grow longer, we often think about improving our health and getting into better shape. As you prepare to enjoy the outdoors this summer, don’t forget a plan for keeping your eyes happy as well.
04.20.2017
A stroke affecting either side of the brain may cause problems with vision. This is because the visual pathways responsible for your sight involve both sides of the brain.
04.20.2017
Floaters look like small specks, dots, circles, lines or cobwebs in your field of vision. While they seem to be in front of your eye, they are floating inside
04.20.2017
True fact: about 10,000 years ago, every human on Earth had brown eyes.
04.20.2017
Lazy eye and strabismus surgery are popular topics that are often misunderstood and can be confused.
04.20.2017
Whenever I wake up from a night of sleep or a short nap, my eyes are bloodshot. Why is this and what can I do?
03.20.2017
Please Touch the Art debuted this month at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. The UNO Art Gallery holds a collection of 63 exhibition pieces, including sculptures, pictures, drawings.
03.20.2017
As a very premature baby weighing just over a pound, Dana faced a high risk of blindness due to a condition called retinopathy of prematurity.
03.20.2017
You're very unlikely to catch herpes from sharing a virtual reality (VR) headset. However, you could get pink eye easily.
03.20.2017
Collaborating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, researchers at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia set out to assess how many people with diabetes had regular eye exams.
02.27.2017
Vision loss is a major public health concern in the United States. People who have vision loss commonly experience depression, anxiety, and confusion.
02.27.2017
Well, I certainly have had my experience dealing with blind children.  When our daughter, Lynne, was born in 1953, within a couple of weeks we realized something was not quite right about her eyes.
02.27.2017
After only eight hours of playing a training video games, kids with vision problems saw big improvements in peripheral vision. Try this quick vision test.
01.30.2017
We don’t often give our eyes as much thought as we should, that is until something goes wrong and our vision is affected. But when you learn more about eyes, you realize just how amazing they are.
01.30.2017
For many people, the notion of being able to get an eyeglass prescription and buy glasses without a trip to the eye doctor sounds appealing. But is this really a good idea?
01.30.2017
The unusual new documentary 'Notes on Blindness' has an even more unusual virtual reality companion piece
12.27.2016
The dots may look like little worms as the bigger white blood cells stretch and elongate to pass through the capillaries.
12.27.2016
Having your eyebrows and eyelashes tinted in a salon may seem like an easy way to avoid having to use an eye pencil for a month or two. But experts warn these treatments may not be safe.
12.27.2016
Eyelid spasm or twitching (blepharospasm) is associated with an abnormal function of the basal ganglion, the part of the brain responsible for controlling the muscles.
12.27.2016
Sweat contains salt, which can irritate the eyes. Plus, it's slightly acidic compared with the eye's fluid.
11.25.2016
Stephanie Beaver Alder was born with a condition called herpes keratitis, a viral infection of the eye that has vision-threatening consequences.
11.25.2016
How your pink eye is treated usually depends on the form of conjunctivitis you have. Your eye doctor may have taken a swab sample from your eye to help determine if your pink eye is viral or bacterial.
11.25.2016
While it's true that good nutrition is essential for long-term eye health, there can also be a more direct connection between food and eye safety.
11.25.2016
Ophthalmologist Helps Young Girl Gain Upper Hand on Life-Threatening Disease
11.03.2016
Everybody knows that eating right is the way to keep your heart healthy. The good news is that the same diet that helps your heart is probably also good for your eyes.
11.03.2016
Staring at your computer screen, smartphone or other digital devices for long periods won’t cause permanent eye damage, but your eyes may feel dry, red and tired. Learn how to prevent digital eye strain.
11.03.2016
Refractive errors are just one potential cause of blurred vision, so it is important for your child to have an examination right away if they are experiencing symptoms of nearsightedness, farsightedness, and distorted vision.
11.03.2016
Eyes may change somewhat during pregnancy. Vision changes tend to be minor, but if vision becomes very blurry, contact your doctor right away to rule out high blood pressure or pregnancy-related diabetes.
10.11.2016
Follow these tips to keep your eyes healthy as well as beautiful.
10.11.2016
It can make you 6 times more likely to get an infection.
10.11.2016
By definition, sports are physical. And as a result, injuries are a part of the game. A few injuries, however, aren’t necessarily of the dime-a-dozen variety.
10.11.2016
Affecting about 5 million Americans, dry eye causes discomfort and can interfere with day-to-day activities like reading and watching television.
09.02.2016
While we grew up thinking vitamin A-rich carrots are good for vision, new research suggests that you may also need to look to citrus fruits and other vitamin C-rich foods to maintain your eyes' good health.
09.02.2016
The clear liquid inside the front part of our eyes. It nourishes the eye and keeps it inflated.
09.02.2016
Metformin — a popular oral medication used to treat type 2 diabetes — has been characterized by some as an anti-aging drug because of its ability to mimic the physiological effects of reduced calorie intake.
09.02.2016
Colorblindness affects up to 10 percent of the population, mostly men and boys. It is lifelong, but in most cases people can see brighter colors, whereas fainter colors may be hard to discern.
08.09.2016
Infographic with statistics on eye injuries from sports. Each year, thousands of people experience an eye injury while participating in athletics and recreation.
08.09.2016
A new study appearing in the journal Ophthalmology this April shows that electronic signals from a such smart contact lens can be used to predict which glaucoma patients may have a faster advancing version of the disease.
08.09.2016
Between weight gain, morning sickness and fatigue, your body goes through a ton of changes during pregnancy.
08.09.2016
The last two mornings I have had severe red and burning eyes after I put in my contacts. I take them out and then my eyes continue to burn and tear.
06.27.2016
Approximately 24.5 million in America have cataracts, a leading cause of blindness in the United States. Cataract surgery remains the most effective way to help restore vision for those with cataracts.
06.27.2016
A small study found that the eye surface of contact lens wearers tends to harbor bacteria normally found on the skin surrounding the eye.
06.27.2016
Those injured by fireworks are not necessarily handling the explosives themselves. In fact, nearly half of people injured by fireworks are bystanders.
06.27.2016
Eyelids can also feel heavy if there is excess upper eyelid skin or eyebrow droopiness. These conditions can occur as you age and can be corrected with surgery.
06.27.2016
Sports-related eye injuries cause an estimated 100,000 doctor visits each year. Yet, most of these injuries can be prevented by wearing eye protection.
06.02.2016
More than 20 million Americans suffer from severe vision loss. While not all eye diseases can be prevented, there are simple steps that everyone can take to help.
06.02.2016
Leaving these cells behind during removal of damaged tissue led to regeneration of new, clear lens.
 
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